While the educational establishment promotes a study of Islam that downplays the acts of the more extreme practitioners of the creed, the author of a new book shows the danger of such an approach.
At The College Of New Jersey, two professors turned a forum on Iraq into an anti-war rally aimed at U. S. and Israeli policies, and history, a senior History major at the school reports.
Although public officials and school administrators frequently plead for more government funding in order to bolster test scores, at least one academic remains skeptical.
Students can graduate without History requirements but not without diversity training, a congressional committee learns.
Are day care centers as beneficial for children as the academic experts tell us they are or do they produce troubled children? A new book tries to answer that question.
College Administrators are redefining free speech out of existence on campuses across the country, witnesses representing students and alumni told U. S. senators at a hearing late last month.
College admistrators now make civil rights and civil liberties an either/or choice, a new book by law school professor David E. Bernstein shows.
A friend of Accuracy In Academia sent us a limerick that you might find amusing.
With an eye for the future, the battleground for gay activists is in the schools and children are the targets, a new book, The Homosexual Agenda reveals, while developments in at least one state capitol seem to bear the authors out.
When Ryan Cooper sought recognition for a campus chapter of Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) from the student government at Southwest Missouri State University (SMSU), the undergrad hoped that SMSU officials would give YAF the same privileges that groups such as Students United for International Peace (SUIP) enjoy.
Read Accuracy in Academia’s inside account of the Modern Language Association in the latest issue of AIA’s monthly Campus Report newsletter.
Oddly, those academics who most cherish their academic freedom seem just as intent on exercising it secretly.
A pair of professors objected to our coverage of them at the Modern Language Association (MLA) meeting in Boston this year. Near as we can figure out, what they objected to was the fact that we covered them.
Stopped clocks can be right twice a day. So can academics. But in neither case can they tell the difference between AM and PM.
“The increasing favoritism shown by ostensibly elected or revolutionary heads of state in Tunisia, Libya, and Egypt to their immediate kin—the Tunisian president’s in-laws, the Libyan leader’s tribesmen, the Egyptian ruler’s son—was an infuriating affront…
“There is nothing that arid, overly specialized academicians—who usually attain tenure without ever writing a readable work of interest to the cultivated general reader—hate more than well-written popular history.”—Aram Bakshian,Jr., The American Spectator, February 2013.
What do they really want?
British researchers recently demonstrated that the works of Shakespeare and Wordsworth are “rocket-boosters” to the brain and provide more therapeutic benefits than self-help books.
Maybe professors need to get out more often.
The Admiral of the Ocean Sea gets deconstructed.