Richard L. Cravatts, Ph.D., a Freedom Center Journalism Fellow in Academic Free Speech and President Emeritus of Scholars for Peace in the Middle East, is the author of Dispatches From the Campus War Against Israel and Jews. Just before the…
Topic: University of Chicago
In July, the English Department of the University of Chicago posted an odd statement on its website. In response to the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and the supposed “thousands of others named and…
In what could be perceived as a selective overcorrection, the University of Chicago’s English department announced that it will be very selective in which doctoral candidates to admit in the 2020-2021 admissions cycle. A department…
A law professor used the “n-word” in class as a part of teaching about constitutional law and the freedom of speech, and was criticized for it by students. The university stood behind him because it is free speech.
University of Chicago students were unhappy on social media after university police apprehended armed robbers after a security alert went out to students to stay safe.
Meir Elran, a former general in the Israeli Defense Forces, was slated to teach a course at the University of Chicago, but his appointment has been opposed by socialist and pro-Palestinian students.
An outfit called Business Student actually crunched the numbers for the top 50 schools and found their acceptance rates dropped from one-third to one-quarter of applications.
Arizona State University has adopted the free speech principles outlined by the University of Chicago, which caused uproar among students and academics because it aims to respect all perspectives and opinions.
If universities really want to be taken seriously as sources of scholarship, they might stop imitating Vegas hotels.
The ancient Marxists and modern art academicians have at least one thing in common: For both of them “art is a weapon.” Unfortunately, for neither of them, who seem to overlap, has it been a particular talent.