Campus Report’s “Squeaky Chalk” columnist reviews the Summers’ controversy and the war for fun.
You can get an idea of what conservatives on America’s college campuses are up against by looking at a recent want ad posted on the University of Tennessee at Knoxville site.
Darwinism has severe problems in both its validity and its ramifications. But seldom do these problems surface, and rarely are they taught in the educational system.
Religious, Republican, and Libertarian student organizations allow campus conservatives to coalesce; there’s truth to the old adage of strength in numbers.
A new report issued by Achieve, Inc. reveals yet another shortcoming in the education system, the “expectations gap.”
On American campuses, belief in global warming and man’s contribution to it approaches the theological. Actual meteorologists take a more nuanced approach.
From Yale to the University of North Carolina, liberal academia is being challenged by a new generation of conservative leadership.
Recent political losses for teachers unions nationwide may result from past gains made by the associations but could lead to better results in education.
The new year has presented “academic freedom” with a grave new threat. The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education has published its Guide to Free Speech on Campus. The guide gives a shot in the arm, however, to academic freedom.
The study, “A Systematic Analysis of Affirmative Action in American Law Schools,” argues, using statistical analysis, that although total elimination of racial preferences would cause a 14 percent reduction in the number of blacks accepted to law school, there would be an 8 percent increase in the number of blacks actually becoming lawyers.
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
Once again, American elites agitated for a revolution abroad, then looked upon the achievement of same as the last word on the subject.
With unemployment at record levels, guess what academic economists from coast to coast are devoting their energies to studying?