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 2, 2021

Video: The Scarlet Letter

National Association of Scholars

What makes The Scarlet Letter a great American novel? Listen in as professors Monika Elbert, Elisa New, Leland Person, and Arial Silver discuss The Scarlet Letter.

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November 2, 2021

In American Academia, Lysenkoism Makes a Comeback

David Acevedo

Minding the Campus has launched a new award “honoring” higher ed’s most fervent censors.

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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....

January 18, 2022

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The White House Is Undermining Science, Not Defending It

Government support of scientific research is not designed to support science, but to harness science to political ends....

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January 18, 2022

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The White House Is Undermining Science, Not Defending It

Government support of scientific research is not designed to support science, but to harness science to political ends....

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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....