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Ashbrook Approach Fills in American History Gaps

“By any measurable standard, we are failing to teach civic knowledge to the next generation,” writes Robyn Verbois, a teacher of American history and government at Christian Life Academy in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Her capstone project for Ashbrook’s Master of … Continue reading »

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David Tucker Joins Ashbrook as Senior Fellow

David Tucker will join the Ashbrook Center as a Senior Fellow on February 1.  He will research and write about civic education, religion in American history and politics, and civil liberties in an age of terrorism and cyber attacks. Tucker … Continue reading »

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Ashbrook Establishes New Online Master of Arts Program for Social Studies Teachers

The Ashbrook Center, in cooperation with Ashland University, has introduced a new fully online master’s degree program for social studies teachers: the Master of Arts with a Specialization in Teaching American History and Government (MASTAHG). MASTAHG is designed to provide secondary … Continue reading »

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Teacher of the Year Inspired by Ashbrook Programs to Design a New Course

  Nancie Lindblom, a social studies teacher pursuing a Master of Arts in American History and Government through Ashbrook, just completed a year as Arizona’s 2013 Teacher of the Year. The award required her to travel frequently both in and … Continue reading »

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Scholar’s Thesis Bridging Politics and Finance is Published

Ashbrook Scholar James Day’s senior thesis, “From Washington to Wall Street: The Relationship Between National Politics and Stock Market Performance,” was published in December by the prestigious Journal of Applied Business and Economics. Finance Professor Tom Harvey advised Day on … Continue reading »

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Donors Help Expand the Reach of Ashbrook Teacher Programs

Twenty years ago, Dr. and Mrs. J.T. Guy were excited to discover, in the heart of Ohio, a modestly run research and educational institution that engaged questions of national importance. “We heard that the Ashbrook Center was inviting Margaret Thatcher to … Continue reading »

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Steyn Spoofs Big Government to Large Crowd in Mansfield

When Mark Steyn spoke at the invitation of the Ashbrook Center in Mansfield, Ohio on October 10, drawing a crowd that filled the Renaissance Theater, he should have had little fodder for his usual comic satire of big government. It … Continue reading »

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Peter Schramm Wins Salvatori Prize

Peter W. Schramm, Senior Fellow at the Ashbrook Center and Director of the Ashbrook Scholar Program, was recently awarded the Claremont Institute’s Henry Salvatori Prize in the American Founding.  Schramm joined previous prominent recipients of the prize, including George F. … Continue reading »

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Guelzo Helps Scholars Ponder the Meaning of the Civil War

Lincoln fascinates students of American history. He supervised a war that lives on in American memory as uniquely costly and painful—yet somehow particularly meaningful. Lincoln accomplished what no statesman before him was able to do: he brought to an end … Continue reading »

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Alumni Bloggers Redefine Progress

A group of Ashbrook Scholar alums have founded a new political blog called Right Progress. The founders of the website—2012 graduates James Velasquez, Dantan Wernecke, and Benjamin Kafferlin—see the blog filling a void in our current political debate, one felt … Continue reading »

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