May 6, 2008

UD Faculty, Students Stand Up Against Res Life Proposal

The University of Delaware Faculty Senate held debate over the proposed new residence life program, a repackaged version of what was formerly known as "the treatment."

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May 6, 2008

A Head Full of Headphones: The Rise of iTunes U

Peter Wood

Smart AND fun: iTunes U combines higher learning with entertainment.

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May 2, 2008

University of Delaware Could Reinstate Residence Life Indoctrination Program

The University of Delaware has proposed a new program for residence life that looks just like the former program, known on campus as "the treatment." NAS exposed the abuses of UD's residence lif......

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May 2, 2008

Human Nature: NAS Attends an Environmental Justice Conference

Ashley Thorne

Ashley Thorne shares reflections on the "Race, Place, and Environmental Justice" conference held on campus at Princeton.

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April 28, 2008

Sustainability's Third Circle

Peter Wood

On college campuses, sustainability advocates are involving political nostrums and one-sidedness in a debate that requires equal representation of facts and positions.

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April 28, 2008

10. Just Say No to Racial Preferences

Tom Wood

Tom Wood asks the relevant question about racial preferences and contextualizes diversity research at the time of the Gratz and Grutter cases.

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April 22, 2008

Miscarriage of Academic Freedom?

Ashley Thorne

A Yale student's senior project raises questions about higher education's approach to art.

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April 22, 2008

Update on Georgia Curriculum

A conversation with a UGA academic advisor

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April 22, 2008

After the Manifestos: Building a New Reform Movement in Higher Education

Peter Wood

NAS Executive Director Peter Wood addressed the annual meeting of NAS affiliate, the Minnesota Association of Scholars on April 19. He offered an overview of the various reform initiatives in higher e......

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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......

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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....

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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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Subpoenas for All!

Ohio Northern University gnaws its teeth with an appetite for vindictive lawfare....

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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?...