If school boards across the country find themselves at war with parents, they might be under siege because of the bullseye that they have metaphorically painted on their backs.
Although he still considers himself an environmentalist, law professor David Schoenbrod’s embrace of free market approaches to protecting the environment are viewed with suspicion in the halls of higher education.
Last week UCLA’s Muslim Student Association and United Arab Society sponsored their annual “Justice for Palestine Week,” a four-day anti-Israel lecture series and poster exhibit.
The elevation of Pope Benedict XVI to the Papal Suite at the Vatican might give some of America’s Catholic colleges and universities the chance to be more than Catholic in Name Only.
Penn State has learned of a new electrical engineering concept: the War in Iraq is wrong.
It’s not just at institutions like the Santa Clara University, UNC-Chapel Hill, and others that have a large number of professors who subscribe to liberal ideology. Research performed by Dan Klein and others indicates there is a large bias against conservative and libertarian professors in academia today.
Ranked with Harvard and Yale as one of America’s most liberal law schools, Duke is embarrassed of producing a Republican President.
The nation’s political landscape may change drastically in the coming years if today’s college students have their way.
Dr. Farhat Haq’s joust with criminology professor Mike Adams from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington is amazingly ragged for a college professor who has been giving lectures for two decades.
The current generation of college-aged young adults—often called either Generation Y or the “Millennials”—lives in a culture of unprecedented choice and individualism.
Although the title of a panel at the Modern Language Association indicated it would be a forum for dissident Iranian artists, the panelists made few claims that the dictatorship there might dispute.
Professors from Stanford, Brigham Young University and University of Colorado at Boulder claimed that massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, are not a threat to their profession, while simultaneously showing their colleagues how they could get in on the action.
Perhaps one of the unfortunate byproducts of the lumping together of English and History under the rubric “Humanities” is that English professors start to think of themselves as historians. When they try to be, they prove that they are not.
The MLA held a panel discussion on American torture policy, according to comic books and popular movies like Zero Dark Thirty or V for Vendetta.
At the Modern Language Association’s “Cuba on Stage” panel in Chicago, Fidel Castro escaped criticism and mention by name from several art and music professors.
One remarkable facet of disability studies: when the “disabled” actually speak, they do so with greater clarity and less jargon than those who would purport to study them.
At the Modern Language Association (MLA) 2014 convention in Chicago, delegates defeated a resolution to boycott Israel akin to one proposed by the American Studies Association (ASA), which had put forward an academic boycott this past year with the public support of Stephen Hawking.
All the professors we wrote about last year are back. See what they said and did in 2013 in the latest issue of Accuracy in Academia’s Campus Report newsletter.
“The findings reveal that students attending schools in which bullying prevention programs are implemented are more likely to have experienced peer victimization, compared to those attending schools without bullying prevention.”
Proponents of early childhood education may sing its praises but reality keeps rearing its ugly head.