Education

asians

Asians are doing too well — they must be stopped

November 13, 2019 9:52 am

The Asian American success story catastrophically undermines the assumptions behind affirmative action

Northwestern University

A journalism lesson from Northwestern

November 12, 2019 6:58 pm

While the student journalists deserve criticism, they might benefit from some sympathy as well

ben shapiro

Ben Shapiro and the extreme nonsense of the horseshoe theory

November 10, 2019 4:53 pm

It brings no fortune and a great deal of confusion

andrei serban

Andrei Serban and the importance of acting out

November 10, 2019 2:19 pm

His style of hands-on direction — honest critique without regard for feelings or compassion — led students to serious artistic breakthroughs

left-wing

Why are young people so left-wing?

October 30, 2019 2:52 pm

Left-wing professors think it’s their responsibility to open their students’ eyes to injustice

leaders

Where are world leaders educated?

October 23, 2019 1:45 pm

The US has just overtaken Britain in the number of world leaders educated at the country’s universities

yale colleges

Colleges should be ‘islands of excellence’

October 18, 2019 1:52 pm

Scarcely a month passes without some distinguished professor being targeted for defenestration

harold bloom

Harold Bloom, the Falstaff of lit crit

October 15, 2019 12:12 pm

Bloom was a working-class Jew from the Bronx who, like Saul Bellow, had autodidactified himself to the gills despite being in the university

adderall

Grade A: what Adderall has taught me

October 5, 2019 1:19 pm

‘Come to think of it, no. I’ve never had a patient, once prescribed, go off them’

journalism students

Dear journalism students…

September 23, 2019 12:11 am

Here’s how to make it in the media

climate strikers

Homework for the climate strikers

September 20, 2019 7:04 am

Does scientific evidence support the notion that ‘the Earth is dying’?

andrew yang asian

Andrew Yang, Asian stereotypes and the discomforts of reality

September 19, 2019 4:33 pm

We are highly averse to even remotely acknowledging differences in group outcomes, even when it comes to positive ones

free speech

Are college campuses eroding free speech?

September 18, 2019 4:59 pm

University officials and libertarian columnists clash in DC debate

woke history

Woke history is making big inroads in America’s high schools

September 17, 2019 4:08 pm

The cleansing power of ethnic studies

felicity huffman

The Oscar goes to Felicity Huffman

September 15, 2019 11:15 am

The Desperate Housewife is down with a case of the Varsity Blues

novel books

Novel advice for incoming STEM freshmen

September 2, 2019 1:07 pm

Students interested in a career in investing and technology should read more fiction

murals

The abject stupidity of the Arnautoff murals debacle

August 28, 2019 11:21 pm

Don’t blame snowflakes – grown-ups are the idiots

education schools

When will American schools catch up with the technological revolution?

August 22, 2019 4:42 pm

Children in kindergarten or middle school today are likely to be educated for a world that will largely have disappeared by the time they graduate

amy wax

In defense of Amy Wax

July 29, 2019 11:37 am

Too many foolish people have too much invested in believing the worst about the Penn Law professor

intellectuals

I’m starting a trade union for intellectuals

July 17, 2019 11:33 pm

Someone should go in to bat for academics if they’re targeted by an outrage mob

universities chinese

Has China infiltrated America’s universities?

July 4, 2019 12:43 pm

In the academy, Beijing is the elephant in the room

noah carl

How Noah Carl is fighting back against Cambridge

June 27, 2019 5:42 am

‘If we want to safeguard academic freedom, we need to start imposing real, material costs on the institutions that buckle under activists’ pressure’

bernie sanders college student debt

Sure, cancel student debt. Then cancel college

June 26, 2019 11:30 am

Higher education has been massively devalued over the past decade

viewpoint diversity

Viewpoint diversity includes conservative thought

June 24, 2019 12:26 pm

The seminar, not the lecture, is the way

calorie counting

When did calorie counting become offensive?

June 20, 2019 11:34 am

Disproportionate sensitivity is learned behavior