As late as the 1960s Paul Ehrlich predicted that millions of people in American would be dying of starvation in the 1980s. It never happened.
Professors Stanley Rothman, Neil Nevitte and S. Robert Lichter tested the hypothesis that “an ideological homogeneity exists in academia that has become self reinforcing.”
A recent federal court decision tried to give public schools control over their pupils’ lives that those students’ parents usually exercise.
Swearing in high school just got more expensive in Hartford Connecticut.
Is bigger always better? When it comes to school districts, the answer is an emphatic “no.”
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.
Seven progressive students at Hampton University who are facing the threat of expulsion will come before administrators in a hearing against them at 9 a.m. on Friday Dec. 2.
Most people don’t like to be compelled to pay for things they don’t want.
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.
A widely-used textbook urges students not to worry their pretty little heads about the facts of American history.
Occasionally, you can actually learn something from the Modern Language Association (MLA) but it may not necessarily be about literature.
Those of us who grew up watching Charlie Chan at the Olympics and in Monte Carlo and various other locales were, nevertheless, somewhat surprised to, figuratively, run into the honorable character at the Modern Language Association (MLA) convention, the world’s largest gathering of English professors.
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.
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 . . .
Courtesy of the College Fix.
You can find out what they have to do with each other at the Modern Language Association (MLA) conclave of English professors.
Is it an idea whose time has come?
Intellectuals become quite unnerved when we common folk do our own research in what they call “the Humanities.”
“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
Yet another pedagogue has taken a stab at understanding conservatism and missed the target by a mile, like most other intellectuals who have attempted similar exercises.