June 14, 2010

MTC: The Wolfers Dig a Deeper Hole

KC Johnson

Inside Higher Ed took a look at the controversy over the "Crying Wolf" project, in which a committee consisting mostly of academics will pay for works of "scholarly integrity" dealing with contemporar......

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June 21, 2010

MTC: Why U.S. Men's Soccer Will Now Decline

Charlotte Allen

The U.S. soccer team surprised most viewers by tying its first-round World Cup game with soccer-powerhouse England 1-1---and then tied Slovenia 2-2 in a match that many said the Americans should have......

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May 12, 2010

Academic Questions: Free Online 'Sustainability' Academic Questions Articles

Ashley Thorne

Cross posted from NAS.org We are pleased to announce that the current issue of Academic Questions, a special issue on “Sustainability,” is available FREE online! To read it,&nb......

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May 7, 2010

Academic Questions: Free Sustainability Academic Questions Issue

National Association of Scholars

Hot off the press: the current issue of Academic Questions, a special issue on "Sustainability,” is available free online.

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April 16, 2010

MTC: "Feelings" Education---It Starts in Ed School

Andrew Quinio

The teenage girl standing with her father in line behind me at Kroger was clearly annoyed with her teacher. "I just gave her some b.s.," she said. They were discussing the school day, and a writin......

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April 8, 2010

MTC: On Pigeons, Pells and Student Incentives

Jackson Toby

Jackson Toby, professor emeritus of sociology at Rutgers and author of the new book, The Lowering of Higher Education in America, delivered this speech yesterday (April 7) at a luncheon in New York C......

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March 29, 2010

MTC: What Future for English Lit?

Mark Bauerlein

Many critical observers of humanities education believe that various left-leaning trends such as multiculturalism and cultural relativism become stronger the higher you rise on the education ladder.......

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February 4, 2010

MTC: Identity Politics Beyond Reason

Mark Bauerlein

The headline in the East Bay Express a few weeks back probably didn't surprise people in California, bracing as they have been for funding shortfalls in government services, including education: "Berk......

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