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The Ivory Ceiling

, Justin DeRise

Professors Stanley Rothman, Neil Nevitte and S. Robert Lichter tested the hypothesis that “an ideological homogeneity exists in academia that has become self reinforcing.”

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Cindy Goes to College

, Tony Maalouf

Ever since Hurricane Katrina knocked Cindy Sheehan off page one, she’s been popping up in a lot of new places, like college campuses at $5000 a speech.

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Twilight for CINO universities

, Malcolm A. Kline

Those colleges and universities that seem to be vying for the chance to be Catholic in Name Only (CINO) may soon lose even that designation because Pope Benedict XVI has indicated in his writings that the Mother Church may release these institutions of higher learning to fend for themselves.

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Civil War Remembered @ MLA

, Malcolm A. Kline

At the Modern Language Association (MLA) conclave of English professors that took place in Seattle this month, a panel on poetry from the War Between the States featured a handout of a Union song parody housed at Baylor University which lampoons Confederacy president Jefferson Davis.

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Animal or Vegetable?

, Deborah Lambert

Chances are you might remember when most college courses about animals appeared under the heading of Zoology, Biology or Veterinary Science. But that was long ago . . .

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EU Gets D+

, Malcolm A. Kline

“Were the EU a term paper, a lenient professor would likely give it a D+.”— Jakub Grygiel, the George H.W. Bush Senior Associate Professor of International Relations at the School of Advanced International Studies  at Johns Hopkins University

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