November 16, 2021

Pell Grant Expansion Actually Hurts Low-Income Students

Neetu Arnold

Expanding the Pell Grant program will lead to worse academic and economic outcomes for low-income students. Policymakers should support skill-based alternatives instead.

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November 15, 2021

Introducing Ian Oxnevad, Program Research Associate

Peter Wood

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Ian Oxnevad, who joined NAS as our Program Research Associate and will spearhead work on the BDS movement.

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November 11, 2021

Election Results, NSBA Blunders, and the Civics Bait-and-Switch

John D. Sailer

Election results across the country confirm what pundits have repeated for nearly a year: education is now the top issue for Americans.

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November 9, 2021

A New University Returns to Higher Ed’s Roots

David Acevedo

It is our hope that the University of Austin can serve as a haven for truly liberal education for many years to come.

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November 9, 2021

Political Will and Social Construction Versus Human Nature

William H. Young

Today's academy seeks to overcome fundamental aspects of human nature—and change the character of the nation.

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November 8, 2021

Event: Liberalism and the Role of Virtue in Civic Education

National Association of Scholars

Join NAS in Boulder, Colorado on November 17th at 3 pm MT for an event exploring the role of liberalism and Western civilization in civics education.

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November 8, 2021

A New University Dedicated to the Fearless Pursuit of Truth

National Association of Scholars

The National Association of Scholars welcomes the founding of the University of Austin, Texas—a new light in the darkness of higher education for students seeking a truly liberal education.

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November 5, 2021

Advocacy vs. Scientific Inquiry: A Letter to the Society of Toxicology

Peter Wood

NAS writes to the Society of Toxicology to ensure the integrity of its publication procedures and the credibility of its commitment to the pursuit of scientific truth.

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November 4, 2021

Joseph M. Horn Remembered

Steve Balch

NAS mourns the passing of one of our earliest members, who also served as inaugural president of our Texas state affiliate.

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November 4, 2021

Don’t Cancel Rigor

David Randall

Academic rigor shapes itself to the demands of the subject, not the inquirer, and makes the student worthy of what he studies. Academic rigor is truly transformative.

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November 24, 2021

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1619 Again: Revisiting the Project's Troubled Past

New York Times editor Jake Silverstein's new essay on the 1619 Project attempts to glide past the awkwardness that accompanied the project’s early days. Let's set the reco......

December 14, 2021

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Confronting Woke Groupthink in Art Education

The dubious notion that the U.S. is a “systemically racist” nation has taken hold in art education, as in virtually every sphere of American life....

December 2, 2021

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Sokal III: The Latest (and Greatest?) Academic Hoax

Start perusing the latest issues of “elite” academic journals. There’s no telling what you might find....

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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....

January 12, 2022

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Press Release: NAS Appoints Dr. J. Scott Turner as Director of the Diversity in the Sciences Project

As project director, Dr. Turner will be conducting research on the scope and deleterious effects of DEI initiatives in STEM programs across the country....

January 18, 2022

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How Many Confucius Institutes Are in the United States?

UPDATED: We're keeping track of all Confucius Institutes in the United States, including those that remain open, those that closed, and those that have announced their closing....