On this podcast, the Martin Center team discuss a positive development resulting from attempts to push back against the “Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion” agenda, how military academies are now going woke, and some Martin Center ideas about making university governance more transparent.
Dr. Stanley Goldfarb, board chair of Do No Harm, joined the Martin Center on to address the growing influence of anti-racist activism in medical schools and share his recommendations on restoring merit to medical education.
Dr. Goldfarb, a board-certified kidney specialist, is a former Professor and Associate Dean for Curriculum at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He has been widely published in medical journals, as well as The Wall Street Journal, and is co-host of the Do No Harm podcast.
The Martin Center’s team of higher education experts discuss a promising new law in Florida that promotes free speech and ends political litmus tests, some major changes in university libraries, and the infantilization of college students.
Read the full report here: https://www.jamesgmartin.center/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/Preserving-the-Canon-Great-Books-Programs-at-Americas-Colleges-and-Universities.pdf
Experimental psychobiologist John Staddon discusses his new book, “Science in an Age of Unreason.” Staddon contends that we are entering a period fraught with peril for the world of science, as its mission is being perverted by both careerism and a new “woke” moral system that rejects facts.
The Martin Center hosted a webinar with David E. Bernstein, professor of law at the Antonin Scalia Law School and executive director at the Liberty & Law Center where Professor Bernstein discussed his latest book, Classified: The Untold Story of Racial Classification in America.
Read the full Blue Print for Reform: https://www.jamesgmartin.center/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/Blueprint-for-Reform-Civics-Education.pdf
Today’s podcast includes a discussion about how Artificial Intelligence could change higher ed, a look at some woke “diversity” policies may violate discrimination laws, and an examination of some attempts to introduce traditional civics education into state university systems’ curricula.
We apologize for the audio; this event took place at an indoor/outdoor location. 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.
Analysts from the James G. Martin Center for Policy Analysis discuss an attempt by the establishment left in North Carolina to wrest control over the university system from reform-minded legislators, the rapid increase in the number of colleges that no longer require SAT or ACT scores, and a brewing power struggle between schools of education and legislators over the proper way to teach elementary literacy.