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Celebrate Freedom Day: April 13

Freedom Day is an opportunity for Americans of all stripes to come together to celebrate the values we share, including freedom of speech, freedom of expression, religious freedom and freedom of exchange. Though we may sometimes differ in our interpretations…

TFAS Alumna Mary Elizabeth Taylor Plays Key Role in Confirmation Hearings of Judge Neil Gorsuch

If you have been following the confirmation hearings of U.S. Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch, you may have caught a glimpse of TFAS alumna Mary Elizabeth Taylor (IBGA 10). Taylor, who could often be seen over Gorsuch’s shoulder, is part of the…

Live from New York, It’s TFAS Alumni!

More than 30 TFAS alumni and friends gathered in New York City for a “Celebrating 50 Years of TFAS” alumni birthday party on March 12. The Sunday evening happy hour at Amity Hall in Greenwich Village was part of our 50th alumni birthday parties series,…

TFAS Stands Behind Petition to Ensure Free Speech

The search for the truth is the bedrock principle of academic discourse. Freedom of speech and thought allow for a “marketplace of ideas” where truth will eventually prevail. A society that values the search for truth is one where competing ideas and a…

Deadline Extended for Outstanding Students to Attend TFAS and FTE Programs

US Programs for College Students in Washington, DC Do you know an outstanding college student who may benefit from and appreciate a TFAS education? If so, please encourage them to apply to U.S. Summer and Semester Programs in Washington, D.C. The application…

Birthday Party Kicks Off a Year of 50th Anniversary Celebrations

On Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, The Fund for American Studies’ board members, staff, supporters, students, friends and alumni gathered at TFAS Headquarters in Washington, D.C. to celebrate the 50th anniversary of TFAS. The birthday party was only the beginning…

Economic Literacy and Young People

Economics is hard. Most Americans have a tenuous grasp of basic economic concepts. Even economists and journalists, professions steeped in daily interactions with economics, are susceptible to misconceptions. It may not come as a surprise then, that Millennials’…

Three TFAS Semester Students Return for D.C. Life, Round Two

Each closing ceremony leaves TFAS students with happy memories of one last gathering of new friends and one final look at life in Washington, D.C. For some students however, the D.C. adventure is only just beginning. Three students from our 2016 Fall Semester…

Alumni Discuss the Message of Freedom in the Media at Weekend Conference

TFAS alumni working in journalism and communications convened for a weekend seminar on “Liberty and Responsibility in the Media” in Arlington, Virginia from Feb. 24–26. Throughout the weekend, alumni participants discussed the ethical and professional…

Welcoming The Newest Members of the TFAS Board of Regents

The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) is pleased to welcome six new members to our Board of Regents. These regents have proven records of dedication to the TFAS mission through their years of volunteer service and support. On Feb. 6, 2017, the 50th anniversary…