Tag Archives: Higher Education

creeping Sokalism in the academy now extends to entire groups of marginal journals

By ann summers There was once an angry white guy who felt that some Other was doing less reputable academic work outside of his own field and decided to hoax a publication that did not practice rigorous peer-review. Alan Sokal … Continue reading

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College continues to suffer the RWNJ objections to ‘anti-American’ campuses due to a ‘disbelief that liberalism still survives.’

By ann summers There are cyclical media stories over decades about business and medical graduate school programs wanting student recruits who have had a liberal education. The problem represents a continuing crisis of retraining and adapting higher education to not simply the needs … Continue reading

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White Guys Finish First…on University Catalog Cover

By Elaine Magliaro Maureen Downey of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution wrote yesterday about a reader who had sent her a copy of the cover of the new University of North Georgia continuing education catalog along with the following question: “Are they crazy?” Downey thought the reader’s question … Continue reading

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Should UNC Get The Real Death Penalty For Academic Fraud?

By Mark Esposito, FFS Contributor This coming Wednesday is a big day in the State of North Carolina. No, it’s not just the anniversary of the election of Gertrude McKee as the state’s first female state senator in 1931, but … Continue reading

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