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U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander Receives 2015 John M. Ashbrook Award

Ashbrook Cites Senator’s Unwavering Commitment to History & Civics Education The Ashbrook Center at Ashland University presented the 2015 John M. Ashbrook Award to U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) last night at a special reception at the Library of Congress in … Continue reading »

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Ashbrook Scholar Alumna an Expert on National Security Strategy

Ashbrook Scholar Alumna Rebeccah Heinrichs is a fellow at the George C. Marshall Institute and Vice Chairman of the Counter-Proliferation Working Group at the John Hay Initiative. Her writing on national security strategy has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, … Continue reading »

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Gordon Lloyd Describes Ashbrook’s New Edition of James Madison’s Record of the Constitutional Convention (part 2)

Last week we posted the first part of an interview with Gordon Lloyd on his new edition of James Madison’s Debates in the Federal Convention of 1787, published by Ashbrook.Lloyd compared Madison’s record of our Constitutional Convention to a classic … Continue reading »

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Gordon Lloyd Describes Ashbrook’s New Edition of James Madison’s Record of the Constitutional Convention (part 1)

Ashbrook has published a new edition of James Madison’s Debates in the Federal Convention of 1787. Madison’s day-by-day account of the deliberations at the Constitutional Convention preserves a record of our Founding. Professor Gordon Lloyd, Senior Fellow of the Ashbrook … Continue reading »

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Job Opening: Recruitment Manager

Title: Recruitment Manager Reports to: Director of Programs Job Summary: Ashbrook is seeking an experienced higher education recruiter with a demonstrated track record of success to help fuel the continuing growth of Ashbrook’s Master of Arts Degree in American History and … Continue reading »

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Ashbrook Program Professor Reflects On The Impact of History on American Government

Marc Landy is the Edward and Louise Peterson Professor of American History and Government in Ashbrook’s summer residential Masters program (MAHG) for teachers and Professor of Political Science at Boston College.  He also co-authored with University of Virginia Professor Sidney … Continue reading »

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Ashbrook Teacher Wins Multiple Awards

Ashbrook’s Master of Arts in American History and Government (MAHG) is not the easiest route toward a master’s degree for high school social studies teachers. It demands wide and serious reading in the primary documents of our nation’s history; it … Continue reading »

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Cleveland Community Leader Joins Ashbrook Board

Samuel H. Miller, co-chairman emeritus of Forest City Enterprises, Inc. has joined the Board of the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University. “I am pleased to join the effort to educate the next generation about what makes America great,” Miller said. … Continue reading »

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Teacher Pursuing Masters Degree Poses Questions About Independence to Students

What were the risks taken by American colonists who decided to revolt from Great Britain? In October, high school juniors in Amy Parker’s two Advanced Placement American History classes wrestled with this question as they reenacted the deliberations of the … Continue reading »

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Ashbrook’s MAHG Program: The Choice for Madison Fellows

An elite group of dedicated history teachers have become enthusiastic recruiters for Ashbrook’s Master of Arts in American History and Government (MAHG) program. They have won fellowships for master’s study from the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation. Created by Congress … Continue reading »

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