A Remarkable New Program in Christian Apologetics

Holly Ordway

We recently published another installment in our series of in-depth interviews with individuals who are making a difference to American higher education and culture. This one was with Dr. Holly Ordway, who teaches Christian apologetics at Houston Baptist University. What is apologetics? The word “apologetics” comes from the Greek word apologia—which does not mean the […]

What Would Orwell Say?—Thoughts on PC Culture

George Orwell

We have recently published two feature articles about political correctness (PC). The first is an in-depth, highly informative review of career possibilities associated with politically correct/incorrect issues in education, politics, and industry (written by my friend and colleague Bill Dembski). The second is a self-assessment test to determine how PC you are on a scale […]

The Gorgeous Mosaic of America’s Colleges—State by State


Our nation is a union of individual political systems—the United States of America—50 of them strong, and each with its own unique system of universities and four-year, liberal arts colleges. There are already plenty of lists of “best” colleges and universities out there. Certainly, they serve a useful purpose. But they can sometimes give a distorted […]

On Economic Value: The Centrality of Information

Value of Information

The most valuable commodity in the world today is information. An arresting thought, that—no doubt about it. And one we hear from all sides nowadays. But is it true? Just what sort of commodity is information, anyway? And exactly why is it so valuable? Perhaps those who speak in this way are thinking of inside […]

10 Highest-Paid College Professors in the U.S.


Many college professors change lives, challenge the world around us, and teach us the skills needed to improve our lives. However, their salaries range widely—anywhere from adjunct professors earnings around $30,000 to a full-time professor earning $500,000 and more. College professors may teach at either private or public universities; their level of expertise and interest […]

Greg Lukianoff Interview

greg lukianoff

Greg Lukianoff is President of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), a political and legal advocacy group supporting the free-speech rights of students on America’s college campuses. A self-described left-leaning liberal politically, Mr. Lukianoff worked for the ACLU (American Civil liberties Union) and OAR (Organization for Aid to Refugees), as well as for […]

The 15 Smartest Preteens in the World

child prodigies

Child prodigies are amazingly gifted and talented. Their intelligence and achievements can be so extreme that all we can do is go WOW! These children develop extraordinary abilities at an early age, far beyond their years. These can be in music, art, mathematics, or a scientific field. Once looked at with suspicion, child prodigies are […]

The 50 Best Private Day Schools in the United States


Private day schools are popular options for families seeking a high-quality education. Students receive a world-class education while maintaining their residence with their families. A great private day school—that is, a private high school without boarding facilities—will challenge students to achieve not only academic success, but personal success as well. (Compare our articles The 50 Best Public […]

The 50 Best Public High Schools in the U.S.


A great public high school must serve all students (not just those who will attend college), educate students for a wide range of careers and college options, and provide a rich and multifaceted set of educational and extracurricular activities. As you’ll find reading this article, the United States has many exceptional public high schools that […]

The 15 Best Colleges for Studying the Bible


Bible colleges are many and mixed, over 1200 strong and counting. With Christian colleges and universities added in, the number of schools for studying the Bible expands still further. Steering through such a large field of schools to find the right one for studying the Bible can be formidable. Below are 15 outstanding schools for […]

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