Dec 01, 2016 by Mark Zunac |
In the Winter 2016 Academic Questions (vol. 29, no. 4), Mark Zunac discusses the evolution of liberal arts from a field encouraging inquiry to today's ideological sounding board.
Sep 22, 2016 by Ashley Thorne |
Common Core offers students dumbed down and biased news articles to fill an appetite of "informational texts."
Jun 02, 2016 by Peter Wood |
Last week, NAS president Peter Wood spoke to students of Veritas Preparatory Academy as they move into America's universities.
Sep 01, 2015 by Bradford Tuckfield |
Statistical analysis and adherence to tradition can help determine which academic programs have lasting value.
Jun 17, 2015 by NAS |
The new issue of Academic Questions takes on questions about common readings, "translingualism," and more.
Jun 04, 2015 by Jack Kerwick |
Philosophy professor Jack Kerwick writes that the purpose of education is not traditionalism, careerism, or activism, but what he calls "conversationalism."
Aug 11, 2014 by Duke Pesta |
In the Fall 2014 issue of Academic Questions, Duke Pesta, associate professor of English at the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, writes on the limitations of postcolional criticism.
Apr 10, 2014 by Heather Mac Donald, Patrick J. Deneen, Peter Lawler, Peter Wood, Samuel Goldman, Thomas K. Lindsay |
Minding the Campus holds a symposium on the question of whether the decline of the liberal arts is actually constructive.
Apr 07, 2014 NAS |
PRESS RELEASE: A year after the release of What Does Bowdoin Teach? the NAS summons liberal arts colleges to give fair treatment to people across the political and religious spectrum.
Feb 15, 2014 by Peter Wood |
NAS president Peter Wood reflects on how the Bowdoin College community has responded to NAS's report What Does Bowdoin Teach? with little more than quiet chuckles.
Jan 07, 2014 by Peter Wood |
A sensible university in the Midwest shows a light-hearted side in a video featuring its president. Peter Wood gives a nod to the good humor and reflects on the strains of political correctness cropping up in the university's…
Sep 12, 2013 by NAS |
In the Claremont Review of Books, Harvey Mansfield and Paul Franco disagree about What Does Bowdoin Teach?
Jul 10, 2013 by Peter Wood |
In an interview with Charles Kesler, NAS president Peter Wood discussed What Does Bowdoin Teach?
Jun 28, 2013 by David Clemens |
David Clemens reviews a new collection of essays and asks, "What is real education, and why does it need defending?"
May 13, 2013 by Michael Toscano |
NAS president Peter Wood interviewed about NAS's findings on Bowdoin College.