In American Universityâ€™s law school lecture series this Spring, legal training is virtually indistinguishable from community organizing.
The University of Scranton, which bills itself as â€śa nationally recognized Catholic and Jesuit university in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains region,â€ť Â has invited a pro-choice speaker to its campusâ€”former U. S. Rep. Marjorie Margolies.
Seattle, WAâ€”Â At the Modern Language Association (MLA) annual meeting last week, English professor Joseph Ramsey pretty much said that when college activists in the faculty and the student body are finished hibernating, they will go back to doing the one thing that we know collegiates for decades have been trained to doâ€”protest.
One of many ways to gauge the political tilt of academia is to see how many cabinet members from past presidential administrations have obtained academic berths.
Dr. Anthony Bradley, author of the new book Black and Tired: Essays on Race, Politics, Culture, and International Development, spoke at the Heritage Foundation about his research on the downward moral trend of black culture in America.
The tenth anniversary of the September 11, 2011 attacks upon the United States has inspired academics attempting to diminish its importance to get uncharacteristically quantitative.
â€śGulliver (the United States) canâ€™t get up because the Lilliputians (the government) are tying him down.â€ťâ€”Mike Morris, chairman and CEO, American Electric Power Company, Inc., July 19, 2011, The Atlantic forum on The New Work Era.
According to Derek Bok, a former president of Harvard, â€śuniversities share one characteristic with compulsive and exiled royalty; there is never enough money to satisfy their desires.â€ť
A Washington Post story about Catholic professors challenging Rep. John Boehnerâ€™s Catholic faith with an open letter to the House Speaker ignores the role of one of the key signers in a George Soros-funded group.
At almost any gathering of the self-described intellectual elite, it seems that irrationally celebrating hatred of Sarah Palin is practically mandatory.Â The 2011 Modern Language Association (MLA) Annual Convention was no different.