Accuracy in Academia

The STEM Glut

An increasing number of insiders say, contrary to the multitude of studies and seminars we’ve slogged through, that there is not a shortage of Science Technology and Engineering Majors (STEM) but a glut. “It turns out that new PhDs in science have a hard time …

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Miami University of Ohio Women’s Center Promotes ‘Social Justice and Radical Feminism’ Activism

Miami University of Ohio’s Women’s Center has an internship program for up to seven interns per year. The interns are assigned to organize events for students to push for ‘radical feminism’ and social justice efforts. Events range from the World Hijab Day to Male Ally …

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Duke University Pushes Policy of Random Roommates to Promote Diversity

Duke University is now randomly assigning roommates to students to promote diversity and avoid roommates from being too similar to each other. This policy decision affects incoming college freshmen. Continue Reading....

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Professors Call for Gun Violence Research

At taxpayer expense, of course. Apparently it never occurs to them to pursue a public good on their own dime. More than a dozen academic and educational groups signed onto a letter urging Congress to lift what they see as restrictions on gun violence research. …

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UConn Plans to Host Women’s March Leader Linda Sarsour for Women’s History Month Speech

UConn faced controversy when the College Republicans invited conservative speaker Ben Shapiro on their college campus. However, no controversy emerged when the university announced their next speaker: Women’s March organizer Linda Sarsour, who also happens to be supportive of pro-Palestinian causes and sharia law. Sarsour …

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Anti-Trump Setback: Lehigh Won’t Rescind Honorary Degree

Universities, ranging from San Diego State’s anti-Trump course to un-affiliated online “Resistance Schools” at Harvard and Cal-Berkeley, are attempting to find ways to purge their higher education institution of any possible ties to President Donald Trump, even if it is decades-old. Faculty at Lehigh University …

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Purdue Revises Online Writing Guide after Controversy of the Word ‘Man’

Purdue University has an online writing guide which warned students against using the word “man” out of fear that it would offend people and would be considered too sexist. After reporting was done on it, the university changed some parts of the guide. For example, …

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Five Keys to a Vibrant Economy

This is the third anniversary of the loss of a dear friend of Accuracy in Academia, author M. Stanton Evans (1934-2015). Although he focused most of his energies in his later years on researching and writing about the history of espionage and internal security in …

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Cornell Student Congress Calls for Segregated Housing for Asian Students

The Cornell University Resident Student Congress passed a unanimous resolution to have an Asian and Asian-American-only residential floor in a residence hall. It was allegedly meant to “affirm the identities of all minorities, and provide a space for celebrating Asian and Asian American heritage.”   …

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Columbia Teaches Social Justice Songwriting To Teens

Is the Teacher’s College at Columbia showing teenagers how to go viral or get a virus? “The Muse has descended on the curriculum developers at Columbia University: they have designed a class entitled Pop and Social Justice Songwriting 101,” Thomas J. Craughwell writes in The …

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