Activism in the Classroom

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College Common Readings Designed to Make Activists, Study Finds

May 24, 2017 NAS |

PRESS RELEASE: NAS releases Beach Books 2016-2017: What Do Colleges Want Students to Read Outside Class? The annual study surveys the strength of college common reading across the United States.

Radical Activists Hijack Civics Education, Study Finds

Jan 10, 2017 NAS |

PRESS RELEASE: A new study, Making Citizens, documents how activists have taken over the term "civic learning" and turned it into a way to raise up a new generation of protesters. 

Me, My Emotions, and I

Dec 19, 2016 by Nayeli Riano |

College English classes should train students in scholarship, not subjectivity. 

Massachusetts Aligns Further With The Common Core

Dec 04, 2015 by NAS |

The Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) has voted in favor of a Common-Core aligned standardized test.

Stanley Fish, Divestment, and “The Student Assault on the Academy”

Dec 01, 2015 by NAS |

Stanley Fish writes on the campus divestment movement and the role of the university.

Whose Side Are You On?

Jul 17, 2015 by Rachelle Peterson |

The fossil fuel divestment campaign declares war on free speech.

Ferguson and the Decline in Anthropology

Jan 20, 2015 by Peter Wood |

NAS president and anthropologist Peter Wood observes the American Anthropological Association masking the truth to promote an ideological agenda.

Campus Activism: The Fight for Imaginary Victories

Aug 13, 2014 by Peter Wood |

Campus activists fight against an imaginary villain of social injustice.

Food Justice Programs Popping Up Like Mushrooms

May 02, 2014 by Marilee Turscak |

Over the past two decades, food-related courses and food justice programs have become a hot trend in academia.

Celebrating 2013 in Education

Jan 02, 2014 by Peter Wood |

In another top 10 list, Peter Wood remembers people who did something original, creative, noteworthy, or surprising in 2013.

“Residence Life” Resurrected

Aug 21, 2013 by George Leef |

George Leef on the divisiveness of a diversity-oriented housing program at UNC.

Some Profs Just Can’t Teach Objectively

Aug 19, 2013 by George Leef |

Is it always possible to "tell it like it is"?

RES Revs ‘Em Up

Jul 10, 2013 by Glenn Ricketts |

Race & Ethnicity Studies needn't lead to political activism—it just always seems to.

My review of Neil Gross’s book, concluded

Jun 12, 2013 by George Leef |

George Leef concludes his critque of Why Are Professors Liberal and Why Do Conservatives Care?

A Politicized Introductory Government Course at NC State

May 22, 2013 by George Leef |

George Leef weighs in on the debate on how much progressive professors influence their students.

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