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TFAS 2017 U.S. Summer Programs End on a High Note with Closing Ceremony

Laura Vanderkam (IPJ 99, Novak 06), Best-Selling Author and TFAS Alumna, Delivers Keynote Speech “Always remember that freedom is a blessing!” That was the directive made by President Roger Ream (ICPES 76) as he welcomed the soon-to-be TFAS graduates to…

New Study Shows Growing Distrust in American Institutions of Higher Education

A recent Pew Research Center study shows a dramatic shift in public opinion about higher education, with a split along party lines. Fifty-eight percent of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents say colleges and universities have a negative effect…

Is America Still Free?

The Founders’ principles will disappear if they are not taught “We hold these truths to be self-evident: That all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the…

What Kids Aren’t Learning

The National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA) hosted a panel this week discussing free speech on college campuses. Penny Rue, one of the panelists and the vice president for campus life at Wake Forest University, said that many students…

Daniel McCarthy Named Director of Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship Program

The Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship Program is pleased to welcome its new program director, Daniel McCarthy, who joins the program via The American Conservative, where he was the magazine’s editor from 2010–2016. A native of Missouri, Daniel graduated…

Hybl Family Scholarship Helps Colorado Students Gain a Life Changing TFAS Education Around The Globe

Promising young leaders in Colorado are getting the chance to travel the globe and broaden their horizons at TFAS educational programs thanks to a continuing scholarship set in place by Mr. William J. Hybl, vice chair-international of the TFAS Board of Trustees.…

Alumna Travels the World to Find the Right Fit, Then Discovers It One Summer at TFAS

Clara Jace (IEIA 16) is quickly becoming a young alumna to watch, recently winning a full scholarship to George Mason University to pursue a Ph.D. in economics. She is turning her passion for economics and international affairs into a dream career, aiming to…

TFAS Alumni Celebrate 50 Years of TFAS in the World’s Ancient Capital

Nearly 40 TFAS alumni and friends gathered in Athens, Greece for a “Celebrating 50 Years of TFAS” alumni birthday party on April 27. This special gathering at the Athens Club was part of our 50th alumni birthday parties series, co-hosted by TFAS…

Reflecting on Sacrifice and the Fragility of Liberty this Memorial Day

This Memorial Day, as we remember the brave men and women who sacrificed everything to protect us, we as a nation must come together to cherish their legacy and work to protect the fragile gift of freedom. To commemorate our 50th anniversary, we commissioned…

Louis DeJoy & Aldona Wos Contribute $60,000 in Scholarship Funding

Scholarships Help North Carolina & Estonia Student Leaders Live, Learn and Intern in Washington, D.C. North Carolina business leader Louis DeJoy and his wife Aldona Wos are providing over $50,000 in scholarship funding to enable college students in North…