A professor calls Republicans “fascists” on his personal website but with his university linked to it, he opens up questions of whether academic liberty is at stake or pedagogical license has gone haywire
A California professor who claimed to have been the victim of a “hate crime” was placed on paid leave last month after police determined that she herself had been the perpetrator.
When a golf hat worn by an Ohio high school senior ended up getting him expelled, Michael Moore did not rush to his side.
In a speech at American University, Archbishop Desmond Tutu likens the current Israeli government to his country’s former apartheid regime.
In a curious approach to mathematical education, a seventh-grade teacher in Michigan has students measure Barbie’s waist and bust and compare her proportions to their own.
Mention the classics on college campuses today and you are lucky if you get references to Coca-Cola or cars—and that’s in the faculty lounges and administration offices.
A North Carolina student discovers that his literature class is a free and open forum, with one minor caveat: politically incorrect speech is forbidden.
Having failed in her efforts to prevent the appointment of an appellate court judge, an Indiana law professor focuses her sights on Christmas trees.
At Emory University, some speakers are more equal than others.
In schools throughout the country, “A World of Difference” takes aim at “ageism, heterosexism, ableism and classism”—not to mention Thomas Jefferson.
News flash: Giving taxpayer funding to the rich is not any variation of conservative—fusion, libertarian, traditional or paleo.
When we last wrote of controversial Mid-East Studies scholar Tariq Ramadan, he was set to arrive in the United States to teach at Notre Dame on a newly minted visa that the last presidential administration had denied him.
You would think that there would be widespread agreement on the dubious value of giving federal aid to the rich.
“The Los Angeles Unified School District is being sued by 14 mothers whose children were allegedly sexually abused by a former district elementary school teacher, who is being held on a $23-milion-bond and has been charged with 23 counts of lewd acts on children.”—CNN by way of the American School Board Journal
“Students build self-esteem through the confidence acquired as their work improves their results.”—Douglas B. Reeves, founder of The Leadership and Learning Center
The debate over drilling for natural gas, which has been coined “fracking” by both opponents and supporters, has a new frontier. No, it is not Nebraska or other Midwestern locales, but in upstate New York.
Leave it to an academic to find intellectual underpinnings in the president’s dismissal of businessmen everywhere—those who start small businesses as well as those who preside over large ones.
He is now a professor at the Harvard School of Public Health.
The Left frequently accuses the Right of pursuing phantoms. Nevertheless, the political Left has pursued a few elusive targets of its own, particularly on the academic side.
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