Day: April 3, 2013

What Happens Today at a Liberal Arts College?

Today the National Association of Scholars is releasing the results of its long, in-depth study of Bowdoin College, “What Does Bowdoin Teach? How a Contemporary Liberal Arts College Shapes Students.” Among the findings: Bowdoin, in a retreat from its past, stresses global citizenship (with declining emphasis and on and concern for the United States). Multi-culturalism, […]

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The Rise of Kathy Boudin

There are many paths to becoming a Columbia University professor, but Kathy Boudin’s is probably unique. In 1970, she fled naked or nearly naked from an explosion in a Greenwich Village townhouse, which she and her Weather Underground friends were using as a bomb factory. Later she was convicted as the get-away driver in a […]

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