Fall 2020 Registration Now Open for the Pace–Gilder Lehrman MA in American History Program

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and Pace University are pleased to announce that registration for the Fall 2020 courses is now open for the online Master of Arts in American History for K–12 teachers affiliated with the Gilder Lehrman Institute. The online program offers a unique and affordable opportunity for educators to work with two dynamic and eminent institutions dedicated to lifelong learning and career preparedness.

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Introducing Dennis Urban, the 2018 New York History Teacher of the Year

Dennis Urban New York History Teacher of the Year
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Introducing Erica Galinski, the 2018 New Jersey History Teacher of the Year

Erica Galinski New Jersey History Teacher of the Year
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Announcing the Winners of the 2018–2019 Civil War Student Essay Contest

The Gilder Lehrman Institute received a record 873 submissions for the 2018–2019 Civil War Student Essay Contest.
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Introducing Nicole Woulfe, the 2018 New Hampshire History Teacher of the Year

Nicole Woulfe New Hampshire History Teacher of the Year
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Introducing Aaron Dunning, the 2018 Nevada History Teacher of the Year

Aaron Dunning Nevada History Teacher of the Year
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Introducing Tracy Jakubowski, the 2018 Nebraska History Teacher of the Year

Tracy Jakubowski Nebraska History Teacher of the Year
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Recent Press Mentions

Daina Ramey Berry's "Lives of the Enslaved" Pace–Gilder Lehrman Online MA Course Featured in NBC News Article

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In a Dallas-Fort Worth NBC affiliate article exploring “How to Transform Black History Education in Schools,” Daina Ramey Berry’s “Lives of the Enslaved,” a Pace–Gilder Lehrman Online MA in American History course, was featured prominently.

Berry is quoted directly and indirectly throughout the article, assessing the state of teaching Black history and how to improve it:

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The New York Times Remembers Richard Gilder

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Sam Roberts wrote a comprehensive obituary for Richard Gilder on May 14, 2020, calling him “a billionaire investor and benefactor who was instrumental in revitalizing two neglected exemplars of American democracy — the study of American history and Central Park.”

In sumarizing some of the work done by the Gilder Lehrman Institute, Roberts wrote, of Richard Gilder and Lewis Lehrman

They amassed a collection that would eventually consist of 70,000 original documents, letters, pamphlets, diaries and other primary sources that illuminate American history.

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EduHam at Home Announced in a Washington Post Feature Article

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The Washington Post announced the EduHam at Home program on April 21, 2020, with a feature article by theater critic Peter Marks. Along with exploring the development of EduHam itself, the article highlights Gilder Lehrman Institute president James Basker’s explanation of how and why EduHam at Home works:

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