Education

What Gender Gap in STEM?

Mark Perry at AEI’s Carpe Diem blog crunches some very revealing numbers.

Georgia Southern U’s Mandatory Diversity and Inclusion Courses

It’s an idea with good intentions and documented bad outcomes. Concerned students should talk to the university and student government and convince them to get rid of this requirement.

Ridiculous College Courses: Hobart and William Smith Colleges’ “Men and Masculinity”

How will students get a balanced perspective in men’s studies if they are not taught the importance of positive masculinity?

Textbook Bias – The Great Depression and the New Deal

The risk we face in taking courses and textbooks at face value.

Ridiculous College Courses: U-FLA Black Hair Politics

Hotel-supplied shampoos becomes a racial issue on campus.

On Reading Well: Karen Swallow Prior

Finding the Good Life through great books

Ridiculous Campus Courses: Middlebury College’s “Beyond Intersectionality: Developing Anti-Racist and Anti-Capitalist Feminisms”

The idea of intersectional feminism is already ridiculous enough, but this course encourages students to be even more extreme and fight against capitalism.

Colleges’ First-Year Experience Programs

The college freshman program, adopted in 90 percent of American colleges, is one of leftists’ most successful student indoctrination programs, since every college freshman – regardless of major – is required to participate.

Ridiculous Campus Courses: Princeton University’s “Science After Feminism”

Science is based on facts and objectivity while feminism is a political movement and ideology. Trying to combine the two in the name of political correctness only hurts scientific advancement.

Ridiculous Campus Courses: Middlebury College’s “White People”

Students are not being educated; they are being indoctrinated.

The Diversity Delusion: Heather MacDonald

Toxic ideas first spread by higher education have undermined humanistic values, fueled intolerance, and widened divisions in our larger culture.

Ridiculous Campus Courses: Marquette University’s “The Queer Self: Narrative Explorations of Intersectional Identity”

Today, 377 universities in the U.S. offer Gender Studies degrees, including all but two out of twenty-eight Jesuit universities in the U.S. (Spring Hill College and Wheeling Jesuit University).

Ridiculous Campus Courses: Oberlin College’s “Inquiries in Critical Fat Studies”

If Oberlin wants to teach a course about obesity, it should be a health course on how to prevent obesity, not a gender studies course about social justice.

Journalist Salena Zito Introduces Harvard Students to Small-Town Americans

“These Harvard kids got the less of their lives in the Heartland.”