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Read thoughts and initiatives from the National Association of Scholars.

Ask a Scholar: What are the Effects of Carbon Dioxide on the Earth's Atmosphere?

Glenn Ricketts

Climatologist David Legates explains why the influence of atmospheric gasses does not necessarily reflect their proportion in the atmosphere.

Dear Future Professor

Hal Arkes

The first in a series of letters to new and prospective professors. 

Ask a Scholar: What Accounts for Wage Differentials Between Men and Women?

Jason Fertig

Professor Jason Fertig addresses common misconceptions about wage differentials between men and women.

Ask a Scholar: Does the Poverty Rate Affect the Non-Poor?

Lawrence M. Mead

A question about the effects of poverty rates on those who are not themselves poor.

Ask a Scholar: What Impact Did Horace Mann Have On American Public Education?

Sandra Stotsky

Professor Sandra Stotsky describes Mann's shaping influence in school reform.

Ask a Scholar: Can the Hebrew Word Tirosh Sometimes Mean Fruit?

Nehama Bersohn

Nehama R. Bersohn explains the word's possible meanings.