Although a veteran of the college lecture circuit, President Obama’s speech at West Point may have marked the first time he has ever spoken at an institution of higher learning that actually educates. Alas, he was not up to the challenge.
Phil Jones—the director of the Climate Research Unit and persona extraordinaire at the epicenter of the ClimateGate scandal—announced today that he will be “stepping aside” until an independent review of his actions have been completed.
Neil Offen at the Herald Sun reports that Duke University’s Frank Lombard may be preparing a plea agreement. Lombard is accused of sexually abusing his adopted son.
Bill and Melinda Gates, in their education reform efforts, have drawn the ire of NEA types, RiShawn Biddle at the Capital Research Center points out.
Can the SAT be cool? The makers of this motivational video certainly try.
As we’ve reported over and over again, no matter how unscientific their data, elites continue to insist that women are underrepresented in the sciences. Now, the national Academy of Sciences is publishing a whole reading list sure to tilt the playing field even further towards regulators idea of a Title IX utopia.
In the usual manner in which bad ideas become even worse reality, good chunks of what policy wonks here are calling “health care reform” are flowing out of academia. Arguably, the most pernicious of these is the notion that “the federal government can build on the success of Medicare.”
In a classic case of missing the point, public health officials and their stenographers in the media are blaming the spread of sexually transmitted diseases on sex education that promotes abstinence.
Is your trust fund running out but you’re still not sure which upper class career is right for you? Don’t worry, Harvard University will equip you with the necessary real life experience…
Our video of Steven Hayward’s Author’s Night presentation on The Age of Reagan is now up on YouTube.