Aug 29, 2016 by Ashley Thorne |
Students at Virginia Tech and other universities are being "nudged" into diversity with a new and costly not-for-credit course.
May 17, 2016 by NAS |
NAS Director of Communications David Randall writes about Beach Books in North Carolina.
Mar 19, 2016 by David Randall |
NAS Director of Communications David Randall discusses the proper role of comic books in a liberal education.
Mar 14, 2016 by David Randall |
Executive Director Ashley Thorne writes about college common readings in The Chronicle.
Mar 09, 2016 by David Randall |
Concordia College writes about its commendation in this year's Beach Books report.
Feb 26, 2016 by NAS |
Trent England of the Thoughtful Patriot interviewed David Randall about the latest Beach Books report.
Feb 23, 2016 by David Randall |
Shallow pre-college reading assignments pave the way for the social justice agenda.
Feb 09, 2016 by NAS |
Common reading programs are back in the spotlight.
Feb 09, 2016 David Randall |
A report on the books assigned in 2014-2016 as "common reading."
Feb 09, 2016 NAS |
PRESS RELEASE: NAS publishes a new edition of its comprehensive study of freshman summer reading, Beach Books 2014-2016: What Do Colleges Want Students to Read Outside Class?.
Oct 16, 2015 by Bruce Gans |
Bruce Gans writes on what summer reading for incoming freshmen should be.
Oct 15, 2015 by Ashley Thorne, Peter Wood |
NAS welcomes readers’ suggestions of titles for college common reading.
Sep 01, 2015 by Ashley Thorne |
Ashley Thorne argues that college common readings need to challenge students intellectually - and that graphic novels don't do that.
Jul 31, 2015 by Peter Wood |
University common reading programs fail to show students the value of learning from the past.
Jul 22, 2015 by Ashley Thorne |
A new article on college summer reading programs agrees with NAS's findings: fiction, classics, and books older than the students are extremely rare.