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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2020 Teacher Seminars, Spotlight on the Teacher Seminar Summit at Gettysburg

Registration for the 2020 Gilder Lehrman Teacher Seminars is now open! New this year is the Teacher Seminar Summit at Gettysburg College, July 19–22, 2020.
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Study the Origins of the Civil War with James Oakes, Distinguished Professor of History, CUNY Graduate Center

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and Pace University are pleased to announce that registration for Spring 2020 courses is now open for the online Master of Arts in American History Program for K–12 teachers affiliated with the Gilder Lehrman Institute. We highlight here one of the five courses offered in the coming semester. Study the Origins of the Civil War
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Spring 2020 Online Courses: Meet the Professors for Historiography

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and Pace University are pleased to announce that registration for the Spring 2020 courses is now open for the online Master of Arts in American History for K–12 teachers affiliated with the Gilder Lehrman Institute. We highlight here one of the five courses offered in the coming semester.
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Spring 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 Spring 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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Colin Calloway Receives the 2019 George Washington Prize

Colin Calloway, winner of the $50,000 George Washington Prize for his 2018 book, The Indian World of George Washington: The First President, the First Americans, and the Birth of the Nation, was honored by George Washington’s Mount Vernon, the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, and Washington College at the Union League Club in New York City on October 24, 2019.
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David McCullough Speaks to a Full House of Gilder Lehrman Affiliate School Students

On Tuesday, October 15, 2019, Gilder Lehrman Institute Trustee David McCullough gave a book talk at Trinity School, a Gilder Lehrman Affiliate School in New York City. The auditorium was packed full with more than 240 students and teachers from schools across New York City. McCullough’s new book, The Pioneers, was given to all the students attending. 
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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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