Peter Berkowitz on The Marketplace of Ideas: Reform and Resistance in the American University by Louis Menand
Why Abraham Lincoln matters—even now. By Shelby Steele.
This is a story about using American politics to promote the highest of ideals and to realize the worthiest of accomplishments...
The role of the college trustee is endlessly nibbled about in academic politics...
The outgoing Stanford president reflects on the founding, and the future, of a truly great university.
In this wide-ranging conversation with Peter Robinson, Daniels discusses his insistence on keeping Purdue’s tuition below $10,000 and how he does it, his vision for Purdue that includes mix of online and onsite education, and his efforts to hire an ideologically diverse faculty and recruit students from various backgrounds and ethnicities.
A Letter to My Daughter: When you start college next week, you may have to sit through a speech or two in which a dean hails you and your classmates as "the leaders of tomorrow."...
The departure of a child for college, I have just discovered, represents one of those wonderfully illuminating events that enable a man to see things just as they are...
Uncommon Knowledge with Peter Robinson is proud to present the first interview with Condoleezza Rice in her new role as Director of the Hoover Institution. On September 1st, 2020 Director Rice became the Hoover Institution's eighth director in its 101 year history and the first woman to hold the position.
In this wide-ranging conversation with Peter Robinson, Mitch Daniels discusses his insistence on keeping Purdue’s tuition below $10,000 and how he does it, his vision for Purdue that includes mix of online and onsite education, and his efforts to hire an ideologically diverse faculty and recruit students from various backgrounds and ethnicities.
Has increased immigration to EU member nations created distrust and delusion, contributing to a continent in the grip of a culture in the midst of its own suicide?
English is the most widely spoken language in the world at large, but in many of America’s own classrooms it remains a foreign tongue. Peter Duignan argues that bilingual education has proven an abject failure—and must be abolished.
The 11th US secretary of education, Betsy DeVos, talks about how she’s empowering students and parents to find the best education through her school choice proposal.
Why Here, Why Now? Why Did The United States Enjoy Dramatic Improvements In The Standard Of Living During The Last Century?
Hoover Institution economists John Cogan, Lee Ohanian, Terry Anderson, and George Shultz examine the causes for and the reasons behind so many improvements being made to the quality of life in the United States over the past century. They analyze the role that free markets, property rights, innovation, regulation, taxes, and national security played in these remarkable achievements.
Students turn protest into another form of narcissism. By Peter Robinson.
Matt Ridley, author of The Rational Optimist, insists that we humans must face the truth about ourselves—no matter how good it might be. An interview with Peter Robinson.
Restoring religious freedom to public schools
In June the Supreme Court issued a definitive—if narrow—ruling that permits the consideration of race in university admissions. This may have been bad law—but was it a bad decision? By Robert Zelnick.
Federal regulators lock arms with college athletic departments to gut men’s sports in the name of equality