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Third-Way Civics
05.04.2022 | Teagle in the News

Third-Way Civics

Funded by the Teagle Foundation and anchored at the Minnesota Humanities Center, Third-Way Civics responds to a growing desire among students for a democratic education that positions them for economic success but also prepares them for lives of public purpose and productive citizenship.

5/4/2022 12:00:00 AM
Civil Renewal Project at Ball State University Gains National Attention
10.06.2021 | Teagle in the News

Civil Renewal Project at Ball State University Gains National Attention

With Teagle funding, Ball State will collaborate with Southeastern University and the Minnesota Humanities Center to develop undergraduate students' civic identities.

10/6/2021 12:00:00 AM
UNCW Receives Grant to Study Wilmington's 1898 Coup and Massacre
08.06.2021 | Teagle in the News

UNCW Receives Grant to Study Wilmington's 1898 Coup and Massacre

With funding from Teagle through Education for American Civic Life, UNC Wilmington will educate students and contribute to local community history.

8/6/2021 12:00:00 AM
UNCW Receives $25,000 Teagle Foundation Grant
08.02.2021 | Teagle in the News

UNCW Receives $25,000 Teagle Foundation Grant

The University of North Carolina Wilmington received a $25,000 grant from The Teagle Foundation to fund a project that explores the meaning and fragility of democracy.

8/2/2021 12:00:00 AM
My Civics Students Taught me how to Honor an Imperfect Country on the Fourth of July
07.01.2021 | Staff Writings

My Civics Students Taught me how to Honor an Imperfect Country on the Fourth of July

Teagle Program Director Tamara Mann Tweel recounts how transformative texts can shape students' understanding of their role in civic life.

7/1/2021 12:00:00 AM
Monday Musings: Democracy and Education
04.20.2021 | Staff Media

Monday Musings: Democracy and Education

Teagle Program Director Tamara Mann Tweel was the keynote speaker at Denison University's Lisska Center for the Study of the Humanities's Democracy and Education virtual event.

4/20/2021 12:00:00 AM
All Politics is Local: Changemaking Happens Closer to Home Than You Realize
02.15.2021 | Teagle in the News

All Politics is Local: Changemaking Happens Closer to Home Than You Realize

Elaina Pevide, a participant in the Teagle-funded ENACT Program, explains why local politics is a powerful avenue for affecting change.

2/15/2021 12:00:00 AM
Reclaiming the Role of the Humanities in our Democracy
01.14.2021 | Staff Writings

Reclaiming the Role of the Humanities in our Democracy

In light of the January 6, 2021 assault on the U.S. Capitol, this op-ed argues that the humanities are crucial to an education that equips students for knowing, sharing, and passing on the essential values of our democracy. 

1/14/2021 12:00:00 AM
When Polling Fails, Read a Book
12.09.2020 | Staff Writings

When Polling Fails, Read a Book

Transformative texts offer us a way to confront the mystery of the human condition and, in our current context, what we don’t understand about American politics, writes Tamara Mann Tweel.

12/9/2020 12:00:00 AM
Civic Education After Rupture
10.21.2020 | Staff Writings

Civic Education After Rupture

In a time when students are experiencing civic loss or rupture, Tamara Mann Tweel reflects on the value of teaching for belonging.

10/21/2020 12:00:00 AM
Teagle Foundation Awards $1.2 Million for Liberal Arts Initiatives
05.22.2019 | Teagle in the News

Teagle Foundation Awards $1.2 Million for Liberal Arts Initiatives

The Teagle Foundation has announced grants totaling nearly $1.3 million in support of liberal arts programs nationwide through two recently launched initiatives.

5/22/2019 12:00:00 AM