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Ad Hominem Academic

, Malcolm A. Kline

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

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Academic Hate Crime Hoax

, Sean Grindlay

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.

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Banished Barbie

, Vani Murthy

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.

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Recent Articles

Getting Less For More

, Malcolm A. Kline

Academia has to be the one sector in American life over the past half century in which the portions have become diluted while the costs have gone through the roof.

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Following Money: NYU Scandal

, Accuracy in Academia

“The central but by no means sole figure in this scandal is Jacob J. Lew, the Obama administration’s new Treasury secretary, who worked at N.Y.U. in the early 2000s for a salary that eventually reached $900,000, larger even than Dr. Sexton’s at the time.”—NYU Sociologist Jeff Goodwin

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Bad As It Gets

, Malcolm A. Kline

Author M. Stanton Evans got an early lesson in his law of inadequate paranoia: “No matter how bad you think things are, when you look into them you find that they are a lot worse.”

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Academic Needs Conservative Education

, Malcolm A. Kline

When academics attempt to understand conservatism, they prove the wisdom of that old adage: Never let college interfere with your education. “Contemporary conservatism is based around one simple myth: those at the top deserve to…

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Another Bubble: Law Schools

, Malcolm A. Kline

Apparently, we’re living in the age of bubbles—housing, financial, etc. The only thing they don’t have is their own reality show. The next one is about to burst all over the legal profession.

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