Monthly Archives: December 2008


Book covers - "Teach them to Challenge Authority" and "Closed Minds?"

Can closed minds challenge authority?

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A review of Gregory S. Prince Jr. Teach Them to Challenge Authority: Educating for Healthy Societies. (New York: Continuum, 2008) and Bruce L.R. Smith, Jeremy D. Mayer, and A. Lee. Fritschler, Closed Minds? Politics and Ideology in American Universities (Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, 2008).

No University Buildings

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On November 17, 2008 the Senate of the University of Waterloo met to discuss a proposal to establish a satellite campus in the United Arab Emirates. In the days leading up to the meeting, members of the university community had expressed concern about various human rights issues in the UAE, and wondered if the University […]