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What’s the Return on an Ashbrook Education?

When the Ashbrook Center asked University of Tennessee law professor Glenn Reynolds to speak last month about the inflated cost of American higher education, it invited some healthy scrutiny of its own programs. Rapidly rising costs combined with persistent high demand for … Continue reading »

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Ashbrook Alum Named to Elite List of Rising Foreign Policy Stars

Ashbrook Scholar alumna Caitlin Poling ’08 has just been named one of the “Top 99 Under 33 Foreign Policy Leaders” by Diplomatic Courier, a Washington-based global affairs magazine. Poling, who works at Foreign Policy Initiative (FPI), a non-profit research organization also in … Continue reading »

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Op-Ed: Exceptional Nation Threatens Strongmen Such As Putin

This Op-Ed originally appeared in the September 16, 2013 edition of the Columbus Dispatch. BY PETER W. SCHRAMM When addressing Russian President Vladimir Putin’s New York Times op-ed last week, too many commentators have focused on his contempt for President Barack Obama and … Continue reading »

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Celebrate Constitution Day with Ashbrook

September 17 marks the 226th anniversary of our nation’s founding document. On this day in 1787, the Constitutional Convention met for the last time. After four months of meetings, delegates would now sign the document they had created and send … Continue reading »

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An Evening with Mark Steyn Hosted by Ashbrook

International best selling author Mark Steyn will speak at Mansfield’s Renaissance Theater on Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 7:30 P.M. An Evening with Mark Steyn is hosted by the Ashbrook Center and is co-sponsored by WMAN Radio and Ariel Corporation. … Continue reading »

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Ashbrook Alumnus Inspires Community to Found a School

Ashbrook Scholar alumnus Rich Policz dreamed of a high school based on Christian principles and following a classical model of education. He proposed the idea to the head of the primary school that his church already sponsored. The administrator was … Continue reading »

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Schwarz Replies to Knott’s Review of The War of 1812

The following is a reply to Stephen Knott, “Republican Ideology and Its Failure in the War of 1812,” a review of Donald Hickey, The War of 1812: Writings from America’s Second War of Independence.  BY MICHAEL SCHWARZ Only the most humorless … Continue reading »

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Ashbrook Scholars Intern at The Heritage Foundation

A summer interning at The Heritage Foundation has given two Ashbrook Scholars an exciting introduction to the fast-paced world of Washington think tanks. Christopher Goffos and Joe Griffith, both rising seniors, are among 67 students selected from across the country … Continue reading »

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Ken Masugi on Immigration Policy

This article originally appeared on Liberty Fund’s Liberty Law Blog. An Occupy Wall Street Immigration Policy BY KEN MASUGI The rancor over immigration policy obscures what should be its central concern—the perpetuation of the principles of the Declaration of Independence … Continue reading »

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Ashbrook-Trained Teacher to Instruct at Community College

A teacher who completed her Master of Arts in American History and Government (MAHG) last fall saw a professional door open for her this May. Applying to teach as an instructor in political science at a community college, Michelle Check … Continue reading »

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