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Curriculum Vitae will introduce listeners to key people and issues in higher education—as well as some of the important ideas, books, works of art, and intellectual disciplines that higher education today too often ignores. Peter Wood will interview professors, policy experts, artists, writers, and other key figures who seek to rebuild the cultural and intellectual excellence that higher education needs.
 
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Washington bureaucrats only make half of America's science policy. Judges, juries, and lawyers make the other half, in billion-dollar lawsuits decided in courts around the nation. Lawyer Nathan A. Schachtman, joins us to discuss what the legal and financial consequences are when the courts get their science wrong.…
 
The University of Pittsburgh recently announced a new required course for all new students: “Anti-Black Racism: History, Ideology, and Resistance.” This course is yet another attempt at forcing students towards ideological conformity, especially in regard to the concept of “anti-racism.”Anti-racist ideology, which is anything but, is sweeping acros…
 
We attempt to answer an uncommon question: Why is groupthink bad for the academy? To answer this question we are joined by Lee Jussim, a professor of social psychology at Rutgers University and author of the popular Psychology Today blog, Rabble Rouser.על ידי National Association of Scholars
 
In this episode, NAS Policy Director Rachelle Peterson sits down with Peter to discuss where presidential candidates stand on higher education. They walk through the competing “free college” plans and student loan debt forgiveness, and then talk about two competing bills to reauthorize the Higher Education Act. (NAS supports neither one.) Rachelle …
 
Listen in as Peter is joined by the investor, political philosopher, and playwright, Tom Klingenstein to discuss Abraham Lincoln, a "Golf Shot Heard Round the World," and naturally, the hardships of dating on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.על ידי National Association of Scholars
 
In this episode, Peter is joined by Linda Yang to discuss the implications of Initiative 1000, which re-instates racial preferences in Washington State, and the referendum to bring reverse that law. Read the full show notes on nas.org/reject88.על ידי National Association of Scholars
 
Magnet joins Peter W. Wood on Curriculum Vitae to discuss Thomas’s biography and the history of the US Constitution. Along the way, we talk about higher education’s role in forming citizens who are capable of keeping the American republic.על ידי National Association of Scholars
 
David Blankenhorn is the founder and president of the Institute for American Values, and the president and co-founder of Better Angels, a nonprofit that brings together Americans of all political leanings to understand one another and get beyond stereotypes. In this episode, we talk about what polarization is, when it is bad, and how to promote tol…
 
Professor George LaNoue describes his career teaching First Amendment law and the importance of student debate to intellectual growth. However, colleges are increasingly seeking to avoid controversy, and students often have no tolerance for engaging the other side of any argument.על ידי National Association of Scholars
 
It may be summer, but there’s much ado in higher education. Three members of the NAS staff join me on this episode to discuss Oberlin, the Department of Education's investigation of foreign gifts, and the Democratic candidate's education policies.על ידי National Association of Scholars
 
Professor John McWhorter is a linguist at Columbia University and host of the podcast, Lexicon Valley. Listen in as he discusses the exciting world of words. After which, we dive into the "Church of Social-Justice" and a broader discussion on race in America today.על ידי National Association of Scholars
 
A conversation on the place of unions on campus, from faculty to grad students, and the recent case of St. Cloud University Professor Kathleen Uradnik. Our public employee unions expert guest is Daniel DiSalvo, an assistant professor CUNY and a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute.על ידי National Association of Scholars
 
Does grad school need a makeover? This is the question discussed with Leonard Cassuto a Fordham University professor concerned with setting expectations for aspiring grad students. We deviate from the heaviness of reform to the even heavier topic of true crime.על ידי National Association of Scholars
 
Today, Peter is joined by his personal trainer, Cheyne Zeller. Cheyne started college in 2004, but like many students life got in the way, preventing him from completing his four-year degree. We discuss the disillusion that comes with being a hair's breadth from a degree, students being forced to leave their studies, and the debt many Americans fac…
 
Listen in as Peter W. Wood and Bruce Gilley discuss the slings and arrows showered on the Academy’s nonconformists. Dr. Gilley is a professor at Portland State University and is the president of the Oregon chapter of the National Association of Scholars. He is also author of “The Case for Colonialism,” a paper that drew immediate and widespread con…
 
In this tenth episode of Curriculum Vitae, Peter W. Wood is joined by Jay Nordlinger. Jay is a senior editor of National Review and a fellow of the National Review Institute. He is also the music critic of The New Criterion. He writes on many subjects, including politics, foreign policy, human rights, and the arts; and has written a history of the …
 
In this ninth episode of Curriculum Vitae, Peter W. Wood is joined by William Meyers. Bill is a photographer whose photographs have been published in the New York Times, City Journal, and elsewhere. His writing regularly appears in the “Art Review” section of the Wall Street Journal. Listen as we discuss the search for truth, upholding the standard…
 
This week’s podcast is a conversation with Nahma Sandrow who joined NAS shortly after we were founded in the mid-1980s and she was a tenured professor at the City University of New York. Join us for the reflections of a scholar and artist who has listened well to the heartbeat of our civilization.על ידי National Association of Scholars
 
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