A look at views of how American history is taught from within the academy differs radically from the perspective that you get from so-called outsiders and helps to show why the latter make more reliable historians than the former.
StandWithUs recently learned from Jewish students at Wayne State that anti-Israel hostility has escalated on campus, and that the University may appoint Wadie Said, known for his anti-Israel views, to the law school faculty.
Last week Dartmouth College’s Director of Athletics and Recreation Josie Harper wrote a letter published in The Dartmouth apologizing for “offer the support of the athletics department in playing a leading role to combat racial, ethnic and sexist ignorance and intolerance on our campus.”
Is resistance to sports team names innate or learned?
Researchers from Johns Hopkins deliver an estimate of Iraqi war dead so off the mark that they may want to consider continuing education.
Find out why Alberto Fernandez might be the only Bush Administration official welcome on any college campus.
Concern that American college students may not be learning much during their years in school is not new; nor is it confined to conservative think tanks.
In the he said/she said dialogue I recently entered into with American Federation of Teachers editor Beverly McKenna, I told her that I would post her response to my article in which I quoted her allegations that academia lacked bias. “Sorry it has taken me so long to get back to you,” I wrote. “Come to think of it, if there is so little bias in academia, why am I backlogged?”
Thanks to an injunction issued by a state judge the University of North Dakota’s sports teams will get to keep using their nickname.
One thing that is being lost in the liberal media euphoria about the Democratic takeover of the House and Senate is the fact that most of the ballot initiatives or referendums that conservatives supported passed easily. One of the more contentious of these initiatives was Proposal 2 in Michigan which would amend the Michigan state constitution to prohibit all state agencies, including colleges from operating affirmative action programs that grant preferences based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin or gender.