January 28, 2009

Updike at Rest

Peter Wood

Will the great American author's legacy outlive him?

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January 26, 2009

Enchanting Sustainability

Peter Wood

Shock and awe come to the university.

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January 23, 2009

Wild BOARS in California

Glenn Ricketts

Our California affiliate raises objections to proposals which will guarantee admissions to 9 percent of each high school.

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January 22, 2009

Whats Mine Ain't Yours

Peter Wood

Is there still such thing as intellectual property rights?

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January 20, 2009

NAS Conference Keynote Speaker: "Western Culture is Unique"

Video: Victor Davis Hanson, champion of Western civilization, addressed the NAS conference on January 9, 2009.

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January 20, 2009

Ask a Scholar/Ask a Critic: Suicide or Drug Overdose?

Carol Iannone

Does Lily Bart commit suicide at the end of Edith Wharton's novel, The House of Mirth, or does she die of a drug overdose?

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January 14, 2009

The Military and Academe

Allan Silver

Allan Silver, professor of sociology at Columbia University, presented the following remarks at the NAS conference during a panel on the military and academe, January 10, 2009.

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January 14, 2009

How the Dorms Are Politicized: The Case of the University of Delaware

Adam Kissel

This paper was presented by Adam Kissel at a panel at the National Association of Scholars general conference in Washington, DC, on January 11, 2009. Kissel is the director of the Individual Rights De......

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May 7, 2024

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Creating Students, Not Activists

The mobs desecrating the American flag, smashing windows, chanting genocidal slogans—this always was the end game of the advocates of the right to protest, action civics, student activ......

March 9, 2024

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A Portrait of Claireve Grandjouan

Claireve Grandjouan, when I knew her, was Head of the Classics Department at Hunter College, and that year gave a three-hour Friday evening class in Egyptian archaeology....

April 20, 2024

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The Academic's Roadmap

By all means, pursue your noble dream of improving the condition of humanity through your research and teaching. Could I do it all again, I would, but I would do things very differently....

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May 15, 2015

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Where Did We Get the Idea That Only White People Can Be Racist?

A look at the double standard that has arisen regarding racism, illustrated recently by the reaction to a black professor's biased comments on Twitter....

October 12, 2010

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

What does it mean to be Latino? Are only Latin American people Latino, or does the term apply to anyone whose language derived from Latin?...

September 21, 2010

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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....