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A Living University: A Conversation with Rev. James V. Schall - Kathryn Jean Lopez

What makes a good teacher? What is the most educational book ever written? Is there any advice you would give to young teachers starting out, who are possibly discouraged by the liberalism among the faculty and lack of enthusiasm among the students?  Read more...

A meditation on the pure man - Anthony Esolen

Where have all the angels gone?  Read more...

A Modest Proposal for Dialogue at Notre Dame - Hadley Arkes

Immanuel Kant reminded us of the difference between feelings of inarticulable affection and the tendering of respect: When we offer our respect, we are expressing our reverence for that law, or principle, of which a person would be an example.   Read more...

A Notre Dame Witness for Life - William McGurn

What does it mean to be a witness? To be a witness, an institution must order itself so that all who look upon it see a consonance between its most profound truths and its most public actions.  Read more...

A perfect miracle of public utterance - Rex Murphy

150 years later, Rex Murphy explains the power of the Gettysburg Address.  Read more...

A Requiem for Manners - Stephen M. Klugewicz

Today the idea that the cultivation of manners should be an essential part of one's education has been nearly lost entirely.    Read more...

A review of Ten Ways to Destroy the Imagination of Your Child - Thomas Howard

Here is a book that will send a reviewer - and all decent-minded readers - groping for superlatives.   Read more...

A Serial Offender: The Oxford Comma - Robert Fulford

The comma that divides grammarians.  Read more...

A Stepp in the Wrong Direction - Christopher Kaczor

This Wall Street Journal op-ed by President John Garvey of the Catholic University of America, explaining why the school is re-instituting single-sex dorms, has provoked quite a reaction.   Read more...

A Summer With Virgil - Bruce Thornton

From Homer’s Iliad to Thucydides’ Peloponnesian War, these five classics make for sublime and delightful beach reading.  Read more...

A Time to Move On - Anthony Esolen

Anthony Esolen on Sending Our Children into Eternity (A Graduation Address).  Read more...

A Time to Speak - Mike S. Adams

Dear Intimidated Christian: I want to thank you for coming by the office last week to vent your frustrations over the anti-Christian remarks your professor has been making in the classroom.  Read more...

A Tribute to John Senior - Patrick Martin

Ten years ago yesterday, an extraordinary man died after having touched many minds and hearts.   Read more...

A Turn Toward Truth - Colleen Carroll Campbell

The increasing concern with society's moral decadence has surfaced among the young. Growing numbers of young Americans are gravitating toward traditional faith and mores, and pollsters have detected a rightward shift among the young on issues of sexual morality.  Read more...

A University of a Particular Kind - Fr. Richard John Neuhaus

Today the Christian university is in crisis. At least in many institutions, there is a dying of the light.  Read more...

A “Comprehensive” Problem - Jay P. Greene

To say that improving high-school student achievement is like turning a supertanker around would be an insult to the speed and maneuverability of supertankers.  Read more...

Academic freedom under seige - Barbara Kay

In the annals of dubious achievements a “first” by academics in a democratic country: On May 30, British academics representing the Union of Colleges and Universities (UCU) voted in favour (158-99, 17 abstentions) of boycotting their professional (Israeli) peers.   Read more...

Academic Freedom: The Grounds for Tolerating Abuses - ROBERT P. GEORGE

We are all familiar - indeed, all too familiar - with abuses of academic freedom.  Read more...

Adler on Education - MORTIMER J. ADLER

Individuals whose schooling was specialized rather than liberal and who do not continue learning when they leave schooling behind, or do so only to improve their specialized expertise, never become generally educated human beings. This statement holds for most physicians, lawyers, and engineers, as well as for most who getting a Ph.D. merely indicated the field of specialization they would cultivate thereafter.  Read more...

Ah, Youth: When the Church Was Young - Mike Aquilina

The Church Fathers had a distinctive approach to youth ministry. I discovered it in the course of an afternoon's research.  Read more...

All Schools Are Public Schools - Jason Boffetti

Training good citizens is the public purpose all schools serve, whether we call them public or private. Our goal in this paper is to question the premise that only publicly run schools serve the public good and therefore are entitled to public money. At various times in world and American history, private schools have not only served the public good but have also received public money. And nobody thought this was unusual.  Read more...

All Schools Are Public Schools: Funding All Schools - Jason Boffetti

Boffetti questions the unspoken premise in education debates that only publicly run schools serve the public good and should therefore be entitled to public money. Training good citizens is the public purpose all schools serve, whether we call them public or private. At various times in world and American history, private schools have been widely recognized as serving the public good and have received public money for the work they do. No one found this unusual.  Read more...

All Schools Are Public Schools: Private Schools, Public Good - Jason Boffetti

Are private alternatives adequate substitutes for public schools and should they receive public funding. With respect to both Catholic schools and home schooling it is clear good education doesn’t depend on big government budgets. Unfortunately, these private alternatives currently face both legal and financial threats. If they disappear, parents will have even fewer choices in education.  Read more...

All That Money You're Borrowing for College? They're Burning It - John Zmirak

Chances are you're worried about the never-ending rise in college tuition and the debt you're racking up.   Read more...

American Amnesia - William Damon

Young people in this country are failing civics, which is a crisis for the nation.  Read more...


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