December 3, 2008

Rocket Science

Peter Wood

NAS pays homage to an inventor

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December 2, 2008

Holiday Conquest

Ashley Thorne

Lessons from the "educational" board game

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December 1, 2008

Extra-Curricular Updike

Peter Wood

Should college students read novels by contemporary author John Updike?

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December 1, 2008

The College Backgrounds of America's Leading Syndicated Columnists

Tom Wood

Journalism's roots in higher education remind us of the university's role in public society.

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November 26, 2008

NAS Renews Its Call to Make Accreditation Contingent on Fair Hiring

Today NAS urged ACCJC once again to take action to ensure that Santa Rosa Junior College is not violating Proposition 209.

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November 26, 2008

Chocolate Rage

Peter Wood

New anger in America sets cultural trends, writes NAS Executive Director Peter Wood.

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November 25, 2008

Recommendations for NASW

A letter to the key social work organization calls upon its new president to make changes to protect students.

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November 21, 2008

The College Backgrounds of America's Leading Newspaper Opinion Columnists

Tom Wood

A look at how higher education has influenced the analysts and inscribers of American public opinion.

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November 20, 2008

Beehive Whacking

Peter Wood

A professor who publicized names of plagiarizing students in his course was fired from Texas A&M International University. Many see the incident as a discouragement to faculty to report academic d......

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November 19, 2008

Good Sports

Peter Wood

How the college sports industry undermines higher education

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The Presidents and Academic Freedom

What are the boundaries of “free speech?” They are pretty much the same as the boundaries of civilization. Savages need not apply....

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Ask a Scholar: What is the True Definition of Latino?

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Ask a Scholar: What Does YHWH Elohim Mean?

A reader asks, "If Elohim refers to multiple 'gods,' then Yhwh Elohim really means Lord of Gods...the one of many, right?" A Hebrew expert answers....