Watch Luis Miranda Interviewed by Gilder Lehrman Student Advisory Council Members

On Wednesday, October 14, members of the Gilder Lehrman Student Advisory Council interviewed Lin-Manuel Miranda’s father, Luis Miranda, about his life as depicted in the HBO film Siempre, Luis. See below for the meaningful, personal, and entertaining exchange of stories and ideas.

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Register for EduHam at Home

The Gilder Lehrman Institute has now added EduHam at Home to its Hamilton Education Program offerings in response to the COVID-19 outbreak that forced school closures throughout the country. EduHam at Home provides a family version of EduHam that can be accomplished outside of a school setting. 
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Using Gilder Lehrman Lesson Plans for Younger Learners and Their Siblings: Colonial and Revolutionary America

Finding educational history activities to do with children in elementary school is particularly challenging in this time of remote learning. Many schools are unable to provide a history curriculum, particularly for younger grades, as they focus on reading, writing, math, and science instead.
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Study the American Revolution in Online Summer MA Course with Professor Denver Brunsman of George Washington University

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and Pace University are pleased to announce that registration for Summer 2020 courses is open for the online Master of Arts in American History Program. We highlight here one of the six courses offered in the coming semester. The American Revolution
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Study Black Women's History in Online MA Summer Course with Professor Kellie Carter Jackson of Wellesley College

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and Pace University are pleased to announce that registration for Summer 2020 courses is open for the online Master of Arts in American History Program. We highlight here one of the six courses offered in the coming semester. Black Women’s History
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New, Free Family Website Subscription Provides Resources and Guidance for Remote Learning

In these months of remote learning, parents and family members, who are taking on the role of teacher while classroom teachers strive to construct meaningful remote lessons, need resources, advice, and guidance for their kids. We at the Gilder Lehrman Institute understand how challenging this can be. To help families and teachers through this difficult time, we are making available the best of what our organization has to offer in an as easily accessible a way as possible.
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Kathrine Mott Named Chief Operating Officer of the Gilder Lehrman Institute

The Gilder Lehrman Institute is delighted to announce that Kathrine Mott will be joining us as our new chief operating officer, starting Monday, March 9. Gilder Lehrman president Jim Basker said, “We are thrilled to have Kathrine join us. She brings all the skills and experience we need to develop our programs and pursue our mission with even greater success.”
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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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