A technological revolution may bring about a sea change in the way the higher education industry works.
A recent study by David Horowitz found that of 18 elite law and journalism schools, Republicans made up only a small minority of professors.
Academics tend to be more religious than non-academics, an economist from MIT says, but he admitted that belief and unbelief may vary by department.
An informal survey of a few Wisconsin universities gives us some idea of the degree to which zealous administrators and enthusiastically liberal undergraduates badger conservatives in the state named after that animal.
In a rather novel approach to her daughter’s poor grades Tasha Henderson of Edmond, Oklahoma stood by as 14-year old Coretha stood at a busy Oklahoma City intersection holding a sign that read; “I don’t do my homework and I act up in school, so my parents are preparing me for my future. Will work for food.”
The Top Politically inCorrect Words and Phrases for 2005.
At U Penn, an ethics in journalism seminar turns into Spin City.
What happens when public views are distorted by a steady barrage of misinformation and half-truths?
We often ask the question, What would Reed do?
Instead of deciding that the Constitution does not allow governmental entities to treat people differently depending on what racial category they happen to fit into, the U. S. Supreme Court produced a marvel of ambiguity that allows racial preferences to continue, but only so long as the admissions people give the appearance of using race “individualistically” rather than just applying a quota.
“I did not understand—and failed to do the necessary research on—how the nonacademic work force operated, what its expectations were, and most important, how I could persuade nonacademic employers to hire me, a historian of…
Seattle, WA— One of the remarkable things about college today is the degree to which professors and students engage in activity, that for the cost of admission, they could pursue off campus for next to nothing.
Find out how many veterans of the Obama Administration are coming to a classroom near you in the latest issue of Accuracy in Academia’s monthly Campus Report newsletter.
As is our custom here at Accuracy in Academia, we are kicking off the new year by bonding with thousands of English professors from around the country and around the world at the Modern Language Association (MLA) annual convention.
Whether he wins the Iowa Caucuses or not, Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum has apparently hit a raw nerve in higher education.
For example, the success of the John Tracy Clinic shows us one possible way to deal with failing public schools: Avoid them.
If free-market economist Milton Friedman could see what is happening at the University of Chicago—his home base for many years—the late Nobel laureate would probably turn over in his grave several times.
We found another rarity: an academic who defends Reaganomics.
A trio of academics have done a great service (yes, you read that here) in doing what few, if any, VIPs in our nation’s capital will do, namely, pointing up the negative effects of China’s economic policies.
“Dartmouth College professor Brendan Nyhan asserted in May — while Operation Fast and Furious subpoenas were flying on Capitol Hill — that ‘one of the least remarked upon aspects of the Obama presidency has been the lack of scandals.’ Conveniently, he defines scandal as a ‘widespread elite perception of wrongdoing.’”
Michelle Malkin, December 28, 2011