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.
Apr 30, 2014 by Peter Wood |
On many topics—racial preferences, sustainability, gay marriage, world citizenship, patriarchy, harassment, sexual freedom—there is room on campus for only one opinion.
Apr 29, 2014 by Peter Wood |
Godzilla and Godot have more in common than a first syllable. They are the two opposing faces of despair: a god that is pure wrath and a god that never shows up.
Apr 23, 2014 by Marilee Turscak |
Dartmouth president Philip Hanlon hopes to tame the tempers of Freedom Budget activists, but it remains to be seen whether he can truly transform the college.
Apr 21, 2014 by Peter Wood |
"Bowdoin has a bad conscience. It knows that it has made some wrong turns but it doesn't like hearing that from a stranger."
Mar 05, 2014 by George Leef |
George Leef writes about the recent book, Party School, written by West Virginia University sociology professor Karen Weiss. The book documents the way party culture has dominated most of WVU.
Feb 19, 2014 by Marilee Turscak |
A new Tumblr blog called Academic Kindness seeks to highlight instances of generosity, goodwill, and compassion in academia.
Jan 30, 2014 by Joshua Bridges |
At many universities, students have shot down speakers who announce differing opinions. By doing so, they undermine their own intellectual development.
Dec 24, 2013 by Peter Wood |
Peter Wood playfully considers the nature of quizzes and offers NAS's final quiz of the season: comics and college.
Oct 30, 2013 by Peter Wood |
Amherst College president Biddy Martin turned down a request to dissociate the College from the writings of campus speaker Hadley Arkes.
Oct 24, 2013 by Peter Wood |
At a sustainability festival at The New School, students complacently accepted pseudo-scientific claims and the nationwide campaign to divest holdings from oil companies.
Jul 26, 2013 by Glenn Ricketts |
Do we need a new federal agency to make college campuses safer?
May 28, 2013 by Glenn Ricketts |
Recent campus activism has some long roots.
May 01, 2013 by George Leef |
Paying for the Party confirms many of your worst fears about big state universities.
Mar 08, 2013 by George W. Dent |
Classes are canceled at Oberlin College because of racist graffiti and Ku Klux Klan sightings.