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Trust Ashbrook Teachers to Teach Responsible Citizenship

Jennifer Jolley, a graduate of Ashbrook’s Master of American History and Government (MAHG) degree program and a government teacher in central Florida, spent the month of July gaining direct experience of the American political process. As a Congressional Fellow with … Continue reading »

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Rediscovering America: Women’s Equality Day Quiz

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Through Naval Aviation Museum Internship, Ashbrook Scholar Learns to Preserve History

Family mysteries can lead us to search history. Madeleine Emholtz, an Ashbrook Scholar from Florida, began reading about World War II because of her great grandmother, who grew up in Germany and lived through the war there. After marrying a … Continue reading »

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Rediscovering America: Fourth of July Quiz

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Rediscovering America: Flag Day Quiz

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Rediscovering America: Memorial Day Quiz

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Ashbrook Teacher and MAHG Student Named 2017 Minnesota Teacher of the Year

In March, the Minnesota Council of Social Studies named Heather Loeschke its 2017 Teacher of the Year. Loeschke, a 2014 graduate of Ashbrook’s Master of Arts in American History and Government (MAHG) program, has taught for 21 years—since 2001 at … Continue reading »

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Teacher Recreates Ashbrook Colloquium, Helping Students Learn about African American Experience in World War I

Love of history and an interest in helping young people drew Jotwan Daniels away from a planned business career and into high school teaching. He also hoped to improve on the teaching method his own teachers had used. “They viewed … Continue reading »

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Rediscovering America: Easter and Passover in U.S. History Quiz

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Doing What No One Else Will: Ashbrook Alumna Challenges Local Favorite for Congress

In 1997, Casey (Miller) Lucius was a senior Ashbrook Scholar with big ambitions. She had sped through a heavy course load to graduate in three years, maximizing the funds her stepfather had cashed out of his retirement account so that … Continue reading »

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