Jihadi Art at John Jay

Peter Wood

Peter Wood reviews an exhibit of art at John Jay College by Guantanamo prisoners.

Peter Wood Reviews "The Square"

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Peter Wood reviews Ruben Östlund's new movie on modern art.

Not in the Giving Vein Today?

Peter Wood

NAS is sitting out Giving Tuesday.

Peter Wood Reviews "The Fight"

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Peter Wood reviews Jonathan Leaf's new play based on the feud between Betty Friedan and Gloria Steinem.

NAS Gives Thanks

Peter Wood

NAS President Peter Wood writes on Thanksgiving.

Open House Invitation: Come See Our New Office

NAS

Join us for an open house at our new office space in September.

NAS Introduces New Print Newsletter

Peter Wood

Peter Wood reflects on NAS's mission in this "Word from the President."

Fourth of July Sale! All NAS Publications 40 Percent Off

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Add an NAS report or one of Peter Wood's books to your summer reading list!

NAS Has Moved!

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Visit us at 5th Avenue and 46th Street. 

Internship Open: Development Assistant

NAS

NAS is hiring an intern for the position of Development Assistant.

NAS Gives Thanks

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NAS staff say what they're thankful for this year.

Meet the NAS Interns

NAS

Chance, Vo, and Michael are students who care about NAS's mission and have been working hard to support our work. 

NAS Welcomes Spencer Kashmanian as Development Associate

Peter Wood

Join us in welcoming Spencer Kashmanian to the NAS team! If you appreciate Edmund Burke, Spencer may interest you with his studies of the Burkean. 

Better Beach Books?

Peter Wood

NAS welcomes readers’ suggestions of titles for college common reading. 

NAS Welcomes David Randall as Director of Communications

Peter Wood

Scholar and author David Randall joins NAS's core team. 

Introducing Development Assistant Dan Kemp

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Dan Kemp begins as development assistant at the NAS.

Ashley Thorne Appointed as NAS Executive Director

Peter Wood

Ashley Thorne takes on a new leadership position at the National Association of Scholars.

Introducing 2014 Intern Joshua Bridges

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Joshua Bridges begins an internship as assistant to the president at NAS. 

Introducing 2014 Intern Marilee Turscak

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Marilee Turscak begins an internship in communications at NAS.

Introducing 2013 Intern Rachelle DeJong

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Rachelle DeJong begins her internship at NAS.

Introducing Summer 2013 Intern Tessa Carter

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Tessa Carter begins her communications internship at NAS.

No Nine Irons, Just Facts

Peter Wood

Peter Wood responds to another attack on NAS from The Chronicle of Higher Education. 

Sorry, Chronicle, No Swift Exit for NAS

Peter Wood

Peter comments on the Chronicle's article about NAS turning 25 and "showing its age."

New NAS Directors Nominated

John Irving

The yearly incremental vote on new directors of the National Association of Scholars takes place in mid-December at a meeting of the board.

NAS Office Closed Due to Sandy

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We will return to the office and return calls and emails as soon as possible.

Introducing Fall 2012 Intern Crystal Plum

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Communications Intern Crystal Plum begins her work with NAS.

NAS Welcomes Michael Toscano as Director of Research Projects

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Michael Toscano, who is doing research for NAS's project "What Does Bowdoin Teach?", is joining the NAS staff full-time.

Unfashionable Ideas

Peter Wood

Peter Wood reviews the National Association of Scholars’ changing approach to reforming higher education.

We Are Moving!

Ashley Thorne

On July 2, NAS will relocate from Princeton, New Jersey, to New York City.

Happy Birthday NAS!

Ashley Thorne

NAS celebrates twenty-five years as an organization.

Common Ground

R. H. Winnick

What’s an Obama Democrat doing on the board of the NAS?

Irving Louis Horowitz: A Force of Nature

Steve Balch

Irving Louis Horowitz, who for decades was publisher, advisor, and contributor to Academic Questions died on March 21st. NAS chairman Steve Balch remembers him.  

Keeton Defense Contradicts NAS Principles

KC Johnson

NAS member KC Johnson dissents from NAS's stance on the decision in Keeton v. Anderson-Wiley.

NAS Blog Stats in 2011

Ashley Thorne

The NAS blog is ever more popular as gauged by visitor hits.

New Resource at NAS.org: Education Stats

Ashley Thorne

NAS now offers a sampling of statistics and charts on higher education.

Critiquing Sustainability

Peter Wood

NAS starts the conversation on what the sustainability movement is doing on campus.

Argus Update

Ashley Thorne

NAS members and volunteers help keep an eye on what's happening at colleges and universities across the country.

Get Smart, Get NASNET

Ashley Thorne

NASNET is the free moderated email list hosted by the National Association of Scholars. Think of it as a butterfly net we use to scoop up lots of interesting finds and pass them on to you.

NAS Website 2010 Fact Sheet

Ashley Thorne

A report on NAS.org and other ways to stay current with our work for higher education reform.

Shut Up, They Explained

Peter Wood

A Chronicle article about the NAS's latest research report draws out the PC vigilantes. Peter Wood responds.

2009 Beneficiaries of Work by the National Association of Scholars

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Report: NAS by the numbers in 2009

Get Regular NAS Updates

Ashley Thorne

Readers: sign up for our email newsletter to get regular updates with our latest articles and news.

Is NAS Anti-Science? A Reply to a Critic

Peter Wood

NAS responds to accusations leveled at our article on Al Gore and global warming science.

Highlights from NAS's 2009 Fall Semester

Ashley Thorne

As we head into the New Year, we look back on 30 of our most memorable articles this fall semester.

Exposed! NAS's Secret Membership Drive

Peter Wood

Time to get the word out about opening our membership "to those who are not in the academic world but care about the future of higher education."

Cary Nelson: Stealth Conservative?

Peter Wood

Three comments responding to his article "The AAUP: A View From the Top."

NAS President's Report

Peter Wood

President Peter Wood tells what's next for the National Association of Scholars and gives five ways new members can help our work.

NAS Website Brings the Facts to Light

Ashley Thorne

With the transformation of our website over the last year, we feel a bit as if we have emerged from a gloomy June into a warm sunny day.

Richmond Times-Dispatch Editorial to NAS: "Well Put."

Ashley Thorne

A nod to NAS as a dissenting voice.

400th Article

Ashley Thorne

Learn our secrets! Find what you missed in our first 400 articles. Browse by topic, by special series, by college/university, or by date.

Oases of Excellence

Ashley Thorne

NAS highlights new programs in American studies or Western civilization.

Join or Die

Peter Wood

You don't have to fight the academic Left