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How America Lost Its Scientific Edge and How to Get It Back

Aug 14, 2018 by Chance Layton |

NAS member Edward Dougherty writes on the decline of science and remedies to make Americans competitive once again.

Is Service-Learning a Disservice to Philosophy?

Jul 23, 2018 by NAS |

NAS member Spencer Case writes on the use of service-learning in philosophy.

A Trustee for Free Speech

Jul 16, 2018 by NAS |

Jamie Kirchick collects Yale alumni signatures in his campaign to join the Yale Board of Trustees.

Confucius Institutes: Centers of Chinese Cultural Exchange, or Trojan Horses

Jul 12, 2018 by NAS |

PODCAST: Rachelle Peterson sits down with Ben Weingarten, host of "Big Ideas" to discuss Confucius Institutes.

Reviving the American History for Freedom Program

Jul 12, 2018 by Steve Balch |

Former NAS President Steve Balch writes on the efforts to revive and refund AHF.

Mizzou’s Chickens Come Home to Roost

May 17, 2017 by Dion J. Pierre |

Declining freshman enrollment at Mizzou is, at the least, an indication that parents are thinking twice before sending checks to institutions where students are doing everything but learning –or where their safety is at risk.

Harvard Prepares to Host All Black Graduation

May 12, 2017 by Dion J. Pierre |

Is Harvard's all black graduation a benign trend or a step backwards? 

Spinning Wheels

Apr 24, 2017 by NAS |

Robert Maranto writes about how education reformers can work effectively.

Wood Speaks on American Family Radio

Feb 08, 2017 by NAS |

NAS President Peter Wood appears on Sandy Rios in the Morning to discuss the decline of modern education and his proposals to fix the education system.

Seven Types of Suppression

Jan 03, 2017 by NAS |

NAS president Peter Wood writes on free speech and censorship in The New Criterion. 

The President of Portland State University Upholds Intellectual Freedom

Oct 03, 2016 by Chance Layton |

President Wim Wiewel explains in an email to students that the University is committed to free speech, peaceful protest, and "robust debate."

Canada’s Crusade Against Fossil Fuels

Jul 20, 2016 by Rachelle Peterson |

Frontier Centre for Public Policy releases a report illuminating the failed agenda of fossil fuel divestment. 

The Death of Campus Free Speech—and How to Revive It

Jul 08, 2016 by Charles Lipson |

It’s getting harder to tell the difference between real news about colleges and the Onion’s parodies. 

Crime in America

Jun 21, 2016 by David Randall |

NAS board member Barry Latzer discusses his new book The Rise and Fall of Violent Crime in America.

Education School Follies

Jun 10, 2016 by David Randall |

NAS Board Member Sandra Stotsky anatomizes education school follies.

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