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TFAS Announces Joseph Rago Memorial Fellowship for Excellence in Journalism

The Fund for American Studies is proud to announce the creation of the Joseph Rago Memorial Fellowship for Excellence in Journalism. The fellowship is named in honor of Joseph Rago, a Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial writer for The Wall Street Journal who died…

More Than 700 Alumni Celebrate 50 Years of TFAS Around The Globe

From Bratislava to Budapest, New Orleans to Nashville, and Latvia to Los Angeles, over 700 TFAS alumni gathered for more than 30 “Celebrating 50 Years of TFAS” birthday party events in all corners of the world during our 50th Anniversary year. View the…

TFAS Mourns the Loss of General Edward L. Rowny, Patriot and Friend to TFAS

The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) mourns the passing, at age 100, of Lieutenant General Edward L. Rowny, a true American hero and great patriot. Gen. Rowny, a native of Baltimore, was of Polish ethnic heritage. He joined with TFAS to launch the Paderewski…

Newest TFAS Alumni Express Gratitude and Excitement for Future at Closing Ceremony

Following 15 fast-paced weeks in the nation’s capital, 21 young leaders joined the nearly 17,000-strong TFAS Alumni Network with a Closing Ceremony on Dec. 7. During the transformational semester, the students took upper-level courses in economics,…

Seeking Applicants for $35,000 to $75,000 Robert Novak Journalism Fellowships

The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) is now accepting applications for the 2018-19 Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship Program. The Novak Fellowship Program awards fellowships of $35,000 for working journalists and up to $75,000 for journalists who make their…

President Roger Ream Featured in Panel Discussion of Campus Free Speech

“I want a university that is a ‘safe place’ for the free exchange of ideas, for debate, discussion and the search for truth,” said TFAS President Roger Ream (ICPES 76) during remarks at the Washington Examiner’s free speech forum…

Strong Bond Between Mentor and Student Leads to New Opportunities and New Dreams

“When Elijah does a story, he asks all the right questions and leaves no stone unturned. He will not leave a situation until he has all the facts. I’ve never seen drive or talent like I’ve seen in him. From the minute I met him, seeing his drive, I was…

Support TFAS on Giving Tuesday

Thank you to all who made gifts totaling $6,935 this #GivingTuesday! Your generosity will enable two outstanding students to attend our “LIVE. LEARN. INTERN.” programs this summer! We are still short of our #GivingTuesday goal to raise $10,000…

Five TFAS and FTE Alumni Named to Forbes Prestigious “30 Under 30” List

This week, Forbes released its “30 Under 30” list of young leaders who are reinventing the world in 20 different professional fields. TFAS is proud to congratulate five alumni honorees among the class of 2018, including three of the 30 honorees…

In Milwaukee and Chicago, TFAS Senior Scholar James Otteson Shares Moral Purpose of Business with TFAS Friends

On Oct. 23 and 24, TFAS Senior Scholar Dr. James Otteson joined TFAS alumni, supporters and friends for back-to-back lectures in Milwaukee and Chicago. His talk, entitled “Why Business? Can Business Have a Moral Purpose?” explored the underlying nature…