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Why the Assault on Campus Free Speech Threatens Our Republic

It’s no secret that free speech is increasingly under threat on U.S. college campuses. A number of University of Chicago activist groups, including U of C Resist and UChicago Socialists, demanded that the university rescind its offer for Corey Lewandowski…

TFAS Alumni discuss Philanthropy and Liberty at Weekend Conference

TFAS alumni working and volunteering with nonprofit organizations gathered for a thought-provoking Curriculum of Liberty Seminar on “Philanthropy and Liberty” on January 27-29, 2017. Co-sponsored by Liberty Fund, Inc., alumni participants discussed…

TFAS Professor Christopher Koopman Unpacks the Sharing Economy

“The sharing economy is going to eat the world and you’re going to be better for it,” TFAS professor Christopher Koopman stated, opening his lecture on government regulation and the sharing economy, delivered to TFAS Capital Semester and Leadership and…

Alumna Turns TFAS Journalism Experience Into National Collegiate Honor

Growing up in the ever-changing political environment of Wisconsin sparked Jordyn Noennig’s (IPJ 15) interest in politics at an early age. Upon heading off to college and deciding on a career path, her interest in current events led her to pursue a career…

TFAS Fall 2016 Capital Semester and LTAP Students Graduate, After Becoming Like Family

On Friday, December 9, the 2016 Fall Semester Programs’ largest class in five years gathered together to close the semester with a graduation and awards ceremony. The 31 Capital Semester and Leadership and the American Presidency (LTAP) students joined family,…

TFAS Alumnus Stephen Hayes Named Editor-in-Chief of The Weekly Standard

The Weekly Standard has named TFAS trustee and two-time alumnus, Stephen Hayes (AIPES 94, Novak 00), as its new editor-in-chief. Hayes currently serves as the publication’s senior editor, and will assume the role from Bill Kristol, who co-founded the magazine…

$75K and $35K Robert Novak Journalism Fellowships Offered by The Fund for American Studies

TFAS is searching for outstanding print and electronic journalists with less than 10 years of professional experience to apply for our 2017-18 Robert Novak Journalism Fellowships. This prestigious year-long program awards $75,000 full-time fellowships and $35,000…

Introducing TFAS Public Policy Fellows: 18 Accomplished Alumni Begin Year-Long Program

From October 14-16, a group of outstanding young professionals gathered at the Omni Richmond Hotel in Richmond, Virginia for a weekend of economic and academic discussions, professional development and networking with TFAS alumni, faculty and staff. “The…

TFAS Is A Family Tradition For The Mcdonoughs, Complete With Reunions At Leadership Conferences

Paul McDonough (ICPES 84) may be relatively new to the Board of Regents at The Fund for American Studies — joining in 2014 — but he is no stranger in the TFAS family. His first exposure to TFAS was as a student, when he enrolled in the Engalitcheff Institute…

TFAS Welcomes 31 College Students To DC For An Exciting And Eventful Semester In The Nation’s Capital

The morning after move-in day for TFAS Capital Semester Fall 2016, 31 new TFAS students gathered for a breakfast and opening ceremony at the program headquarters in Washington, D.C. Director of U.S. Programs Joe Starrs welcomed the newest additions to the TFAS…