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2018

February

Free-speech discussion at ASU highlights universities' responsibility to the pursuit of truth
February 12, 2018

As recently as January of this year, yet another college was in an uproar over a controversial speaker when University of Chicago students, faculty and alumni demanded the school rescind its invita

ASU launches 'Thought Huddle' podcast with discussion on Hamilton
February 8, 2018

In a just-launched podcast series, listeners will hear that "one of the reasons Alexander Hamilton is so interesting for the 21st century is that he was a communications genius."

January

2 professors, political opposites, urge concept of 'civic friendship'
January 28, 2018

Going to college should be an unsettling experience.

ASU adds 2 signed books by Martin Luther King Jr. to archive
January 22, 2018

This month, Arizona State University added two significant, historical texts to its archive.

2017

November

ASU director joins roundtable to discuss need for moderation in politics, public life
November 17, 2017

Paul Carrese, director of Arizona State University's School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership, joined a roundtable discussion at the 49th Annua

NYU prof speaks on need to restore viewpoint diversity in higher education
November 9, 2017

Comparing higher education in America to the Titanic is a risky move when you’re speaking to a crowd of college students and professors, but that’s exactly what Jonathan Haidt did Thursday evening

October

The truth about our Founding Fathers
October 18, 2017

The unexpected success of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway hit “Hamilton” went a long way to rekindle Americans’ interest in the story of our nation’s founders.

Opposing political parties find common ground at civil dialogue event
October 12, 2017

Two former senators, a liberal Democrat and a conservative Republican, had a discussion at Arizona State University on Thursday about how civic discourse has disintegrated and how it can be elevate

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