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Happy New Year!

, Malcolm A. Kline

My old alma mater—the University of Scranton—recently made the news with a year-old study on New Year’s resolutions. Richard Asa reported in the Chicago Tribune on December 16, 2014 that “a 2013 University of Scranton…

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Jonathan Gruber’s Mini-Me’s

, Malcolm A. Kline

MIT economist Jonathan Gruber got his 15 weeks of fame in 2014 when videos surfaced in which he candidly admitted to deception, and a jaundiced view of American public opinion, while promoting Obamacare as it…

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The Constitution: Dead or Alive?

, Accuracy in Academia

If indeed there is a problem with the Constitution, perhaps it is that it is not being followed in a bipartisan fashion. Read about it in the latest issue of Accuracy in Academia’s monthly Campus Report newsletter.

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Brick and Mortar.Edu

, Malcolm A. Kline

Students may be increasingly opting to get their degrees online but universities still dismiss them as a fad. “Udacity does have one partnership with a research university—Georgia Tech,” Udacity’s vice president of business development Clarissa…

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Feeding the STEM Myths

, Spencer Irvine

As we have reported, contrary to current wisdom, studies consistently show that there are more science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) majors than there are STEM jobs. Nevertheless, those with a vested interest in perpetuating…

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