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  Accuracy in Academia
Accuracy in Academia is seeking a solid writer and committed conservative to join our organization for this entry level position.
In the latest issue of Accuracy in Academia's monthly Campus Report newsletter, AIA executive director Mal Kline looks at what happens when the worlds of journalism and academia overlap.
At a conference on multicultural education in the Keystone State, Accuracy in Academia's executive director Mal Kline discovered that Pennsylvania professors are determined to give their students multiculturalism, whether they want it or not.
www.academia.org   (281 words)

  Academia Sinica Summary
The Academia Sinica (Chinese:中央研究院; pinyin: Zhōngyāng Yánjiùyuàn), headquartered in the Nangang district of Taipei, is the national academy for the Republic of China on Taiwan.
Academia Sinica means "Chinese Academy" in Latin since it was originally founded in mainland China in 1928 when the ROC government ruled the whole of China.
Academia Sinica's current President is Dr. Yuan Tseh Lee, a physical chemist and a Nobel laureate in Chemistry.
www.bookrags.com /Academia_Sinica   (1030 words)

  Academia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Academia is a collective term for the scientific and cultural community engaged in higher education and peer-reviewed research, taken as a whole.
Critics of academia say that academic theory is insulated from the 'real world', and thus does not have to take into account the real effects, results, and risks of actually performing the actions which academics study.
Gowns have been associated with academia since the birth of the university in the 1300s and 1400s, perhaps because most early scholars were priests or church officials.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Academia   (4431 words)

 Academia Encyclopedia Articles @ NaturalResearch.org (Natural Research)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Typically these are, in order of completion, bachelor's degree (awarded for completion of undergraduate study), master's degree, and doctorate (awarded after graduate or postgraduate study).
However, given that among practitioners there is a perception of academic insularity, it may increase the value and impact of the academician's studies and or opinion if she takes that insularity into account when discussing or offering criticism of a practitioner or a practice in general.
They must choose between adjunct positions, which are poorly paid and lack job security; teaching jobs in community colleges or in high schools, where little research is done; the non-academic job market, where they will tend to be overqualified; or some other course of study, such as law or business.
www.naturalresearch.org /encyclopedia/Academia   (3567 words)

 The Scientist : Industry vs Academia
Academia allows you to be totally creative but industry tests your creativity on a predetermined subject.
Wait until they have sufficient experience in academia to allow them to enter industry at a level allowing them to pursue their research in the way that they feel is most likely to lead to success.
Academia, on the other hand, are great to feel proud of being an expert in a specific subject area and for teaching and training students and post-docs.
www.the-scientist.com /2001/4/16/28/2   (6692 words)

 Academia Barilla Focused on Gourmet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Academia Barilla members, along with chefs from particular regions are performing blind taste tests to select the best producers of Parmigiano-Reggiano, Pecorino Toscano, Extra Virgin Olive Oils, and Prosciutto di Parma to wear their brand.
Academia Barilla Director Gianluigi Zenti, who is credited with building the Barilla brand in the U.S., said Barilla's decision to extend the culinary experience to products beyond their traditional pasta was a desire to preserve the Italian gastronomic culture.
Academia Barilla is celebrating the process by capturing their favorite two Traditional Balsamic Vinegars -- a 12 year old and a 25 year old -- and bringing them to the U.S. market.
gourmetretailer.com /gourmetretailer/magazine/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000590532&imw=Y   (891 words)

 Conservative think tanks are the answer to liberal academia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
In response to liberal academia, wealthy conservative businessmen are funding a growing number of far-right think tanks to establish a theoretical footing for their causes.
The steadily growing influence of liberalism in academia has alarmed many on the far right, because without a source of ideas and theories, the influence of their political movement will crumble.
In academia, the peer-reviewed journal and the scientific conference are two important tools for keeping research honest.
home.att.net /~Resurgence/L-thinktank.htm   (2127 words)

 Boston.com / News / Boston Globe / Ideas / What liberal academia?
Of course, it's probably impossible to come up with a perfectly neutral and nonpartisan answer to the question of the politics of academia.
A survey carried out by the UCLA Higher Education Research Institute in 2001-02 identified a distinct leftward tilt in academia, but a smaller one than you might expect.
Surveying scholars in all fields at all the nation's two- and four-year universities, it found that 5.3 percent described themselves as "far left," 42.3 percent as liberal, 34.3 percent as middle of the road, 17.7 percent as conservative, and.3 percent as "far right." Others have tried to assess scholars' work.
www.boston.com /news/globe/ideas/articles/2003/10/12/what_liberal_academia   (722 words)

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