The intersection of academia and government is one in which the interests of elites can collide with our own well-being.
Monthly Archives For November 2011
“Within a discipline, professors count rather than read the publications of their colleagues who are up for tenure; and once one gets outside one’s field, no one dares quarrel with a record that contains enough articles in good enough journals that are widely enough cited.”—James R. Stoner, Jr., political science professor at Louisiana State University in the Fall 2011 issue of the Claremont Review of Books.
Kiplinger, the business and personal-finance publisher, has ranked Thomas Aquinas College among the top 100 private colleges on its annual Best College Values list.
The degree to which scholars can get creative with math can be truly breathtaking.
“Solutions to political problems will not come solely from scientific theories; a good grasp of Keynesian economics is critical for current political conversations, too.”— Muhlenberg College biologist Bruce Wightman.
It turns out that religion doesn’t just make people feel safer in places of worship.
Cost-benefit analysis may not be their strong suit but education majors may have figured out how to get the best return on their investment from college.
Penn State climatologist Michael Mann takes on critics, in court.
Teaching tools have apparently become more exotic since the days of slide rules and overhead projectors.