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“Campus Culture” AQ Issue in Print

Jul 26, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

The summer issue of Academic Questions takes the pulse of campus culture and considers how the attitudes formed in college affect broader American culture.

Unrequired Reading

Jul 06, 2010 by David Clemens |

Education needs a manifesto for a new humanism; sadly, Martha Nussbaum’s new book is not that manifesto.  I had high hopes for Not for Profit but Dr. Nussbaum’s argument quickly becomes a tangle of faulty logic…

Boys, Girls and Geniuses

Jul 01, 2010 by Glenn Ricketts |

Our friend Christina Sommers has frequently piqued the wrath of academic feminists by arguing that public education, far from favoring boys as legend has it, is loaded heavily against them and in favor of girls all through the…

Science and Gender Equity, II

Jun 15, 2010 by Glenn Ricketts |

Today's New York Times features John Tierney's followup to his piece last week about attempts to legislate "gender equity," which he concludes will never work: a mixture of innate biological factors and individual…

How Dense are AAUW Members?

Jun 10, 2010 by George Leef |

The American Association of University Women Action Network is pushing for passage of an idiotic bit of federal meddling in the labor market, the Paycheck Fairness Act. We're told that this is "a man's issue, too" because…

More on Science and Gender Equity

Jun 08, 2010 by Glenn Ricketts |

John Tierney has an interesting piece in today's New York Times about the ongoing controversy over what an "equitable" proportion of female faculty in scientific fields such as physics, aeronautics or engineering might be.…

New AQ Article Online: Feminism on Campus Today

May 06, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

A new essay on campus feminism is now available online at NAS.org. Authored by Karin Agness, founder and president of the Network of enlightened Women (new friends of NAS), the article will appear in the forthcoming "Student Culture"…

For Members Only: Feminism on Campus Today

May 06, 2010 by Karin Agness |

This essay on campus feminism appeared in the "Student Culture" issue of Academic Questions (vol. 23, no. 2).

Bias, Barriers, or Biology?

Mar 26, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Fewer women than men pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and math. Is this really the big problem AAUW would have us believe?

Chivalry Lives: An Interview with Blayne Bennett

Mar 03, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

Gentlemanliness is not dead; it's just dormant, says the Network of enlightened Women.

Pas Possible: Discrimination - Against Girls?

Dec 15, 2009 by Candace de Russy |

Kudos to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights for raising an issue that the higher education establishment would rather keep buried. The commission's latest inquiry involves suspected gender discrimination on campuses,…

Political Correctness Versus Academic Freedom

Nov 12, 2009 by George Leef |

Economics professor Walter Block doesn't accept the politically correct feminist doctrine that the average earnings differential between men and women is due to employment discrimination and for that he has been pilloried as…

Some Really Crucial Research!

Nov 09, 2009 by George Leef |

Duke professor Dan Ariely is engaged in some research on attitudes towards sex toys. According to this story in the Raleigh News & Observer, a few people at Duke are upset. This reinforces my view that faculty…

“I am Woman”: Sharia is OK with Me

Oct 13, 2009 by Jonathan Bean |

Surprise, surprise: multicultural dogma and concern for "the Other" have seeped from college campuses to the highest corridors of power (again).

To wit: The first veiled female appointee in the…

Paglia’s Scimitar

Sep 10, 2009 by Peter Wood |

The feminist-lesbian-leftist calls higher education out as a "rote regurgitation of hackneyed approved terms."

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