On Thursday, August 25th, join the Martin Center as we welcome author and Heritage Foundation education fellow Jonathan Butcher for a webinar on his latest book, "Splintered: Critical Race Theory and the Progressive War on Truth." Butcher's presentation is the next event in the Martin Center’s quarterly series of talks with authors of books about … Continue reading "Education Book Discussion featuring Jonathan Butcher"
This year, we are bringing our annual fall policy presentation to the fireside! Join the Martin Center for a discussion on the state of higher education, featuring Martin Center president Jenna Robinson, former UNC Board of Governors member Steve Long, and North State Journal opinion editor Frank Hill. Catering provided by Prime BBQ.
Since we opened our library to the public in 2018, our collection has grown tremendously! Please join us for a reception to celebrate our library of journals, essays, government publications, and more than 600 books on higher education. Also, we have many wonderful works that … Continue reading "Library Open House"
On Thursday, February 2, join the Martin Center as we welcome theology professor and Scala Foundation founder Margarita Mooney Clayton for a webinar on her latest book, The Wounds of Beauty: Seven Dialogues on Art and Education. Currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Practical Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary, Clayton founded Scala … Continue reading "Education Book Webinar with Margarita Mooney Clayton"
Join Martin Center president Dr. Jenna Robinson and UNC-Chapel Hill professor Mark McNeilly for a night of discussion about how AI is affecting higher education and integrity in the classroom. We will also hear from Brooke Medina, vice president of communications for the John Locke Foundation, about free speech implications in big tech. … Continue reading "Artificial Intelligence, ChatGPT, and Integrity in Higher Education"
“David E. Bernstein’s excellent book—Classified: The Untold Story of Racial Classification in America—exposes the full extent of what we all should have known: When governments dispense benefits based on race and ethnicity, the conflict over which groups should receive those benefits and which individuals qualify as members of those groups will be never-ending.” - Gail … Continue reading "Classified: The Untold Story of Racial Classification in America"
Nearly all of America's top medical schools have made Critical Race Theory and "anti-racism" parts of their core curriculum. Will the introduction of this ideology lead to discrimination in healthcare or lower educational standards? What can be done to ensure that medical education remains rigorous and centered on the specific needs of the individual patient? … Continue reading "Restoring Merit to Medical Education"
This event is sold out! Thank you for your support. On September 21, we will celebrate the contributions that the Martin Center has made to higher education reform since 2003! Young America’s Foundation president and former Wisconsin governor Scott Walker will serve as keynote speaker. 5:30pm VIP Reception with Governor Walker (limited capacity) 6:30pm Dinner … Continue reading "20th Anniversary Gala"
On Wednesday, October 18th, the Martin Center will host a webinar with Dr. Stanley K. Ridgley to discuss his recently published book, Brutal Minds: The Dark World of Left-Wing Brainwashing in Our Universities. Stanley K. Ridgley, Ph.D., is Clinical Full Professor of Management at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business. He holds a Ph.D. from Duke … Continue reading "Education Book Webinar Featuring Stanley K. Ridgley"
Restoring a common civic education to the center of American public university education through new legislation. In the past 60 years, American universities abandoned traditional general education requirements that gave students shared knowledge of the history, ideals, and institutions of America and Western Civilization, as well as a proper introduction to science, mathematics, and writing … Continue reading "Recentering Our Universities: A Webinar on the General Education Act"
On Tuesday, January 30th, the Martin Center welcomes Greg Lukianoff and Rikki Schlott for a discussion of their new book, The Canceling of the American Mind. About the book: The Canceling of the American Mind is the first book to codify cancel culture and survey its effects. The same team that wrote the … Continue reading "The Canceling of the American Mind: An Education Book Webinar with Greg Lukianoff and Rikki Schlott"