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Liberty + Leadership News: July 30, 2020

Highlights from our international journalism online seminar and updates from the high school Economics for Leaders online programs.

“How We’re Covering the Story–Not Just Our Faces:” Journalists Discuss Challenges of COVID-19 During Virtual European Journalism Institute Alumni Conference

Despite closures by partner universities abroad and travel restrictions imposed by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 European Journalism Institute (EJI) welcomed 22 participants from 13 countries in July for a three day virtual seminar on “Journalism,…

Liberty + Leadership News: July 16, 2020

See highlights from exclusive guest lectures for students in TFAS Virtual Summer Program, and hear what high school students are saying about the Economics for Leaders online programs.

FTE Mentor Teacher Tom Rooney Awarded Prestigious James Madison Fellowship

In February 2020, before the coronavirus pandemic closed classroom doors in the U.S., Tom Rooney, a history and economics expert – but not an English teacher as he would point out – asked a writing teacher colleague to assist him in editing down two responses…

A Time To Build: Law Fellows Discuss Core American Institutions and Freedoms in Expert Guest Lecture Series

Each year, the TFAS Summer Law Fellowship provides students from top law schools across the country with the opportunity to attend exclusive guest lectures and networking sessions with our nation’s most prominent judges and legal professionals, and this year’s…

Teachers Convene for “Environment & the Economy” Training in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

TFAS’s high school programming division, the Foundation for Teaching Economics (FTE), is committed to continuing its mission of providing professional development training for teachers, despite challenges brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. From June…

Liberty + Leadership News: July 2, 2020

See highlights from exclusive guest lectures for students in TFAS Virtual Summer Program, and hear what high school students are saying about the Economics for Leaders online programs.

Last Week at TFAS – Students Attend Exclusive Guest Lectures for Firsthand Look at Future Careers

Each summer, TFAS D.C. Summer Programs give young leaders the opportunity to network with professionals in their field through exclusive site briefings, guest lectures and networking events. Although these must be held virtually this summer, TFAS students still…

“Best Online Class Ever!” High School Students Begin Economics For Leaders Summer Programs

One of the many TFAS programs to switch to a virtual format due to the coronavirus pandemic and facility closures is the “Economics for Leaders,” program organized through the TFAS high school programming division, the Foundation for Teaching Economics…

Liberty + Leadership News: June 25, 2020

We hope you enjoy these top news stories about TFAS activities, alumni and events this week. Please visit us on social media for additional up-to-the-moment TFAS news and information and sign up to receive weekly updates. TFAS alumni, staff and faculty continue…