December 8, 2008

Critical Thoughtlessness

Peter Wood

Stephen Zelnick refutes the cult of "critical thinking" now used as a substitute for a real curriculum.

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December 5, 2008

Voluntyranny

Ashley Thorne

Forced community service kind of defeats the purpose.

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December 4, 2008

NAS Confers, Hell Stirs

Peter Wood

As the time for our conference approaches(Washington, DC, Jan. 9-11), some may hear of it and tremble...

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December 4, 2008

Peer at the Rear

Ashley Thorne

Satire on the professor-student relationship

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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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May 7, 2024

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A Portrait of Claireve Grandjouan

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The Academic's Roadmap

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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....

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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?...

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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....