Center on Congress

August 6, 2015

Teachers from California, Idaho and Indiana are recipients of the 2015 American Civic Education Teacher Awards, recognizing their exemplary work preparing young people to become informed and engaged citizens. The ACETA winners are: Jose Flores of Brawley (Calif.) Union High School; Holly Kartchner of Blackfoot (Idaho) High School; and Jill Baisinger of Cathedral High School, Indianapolis, Ind.


July 2, 2015

In Washington on Monday, Aug. 3rd, the Center on Congress at Indiana University is co-hosting a free Capitol Hill Issues Briefing to help journalists cover Pope Francis’s visit to the U.S. Sept. 22-27, including the first-ever papal address to Congress, on Sept. 24.

The Pope’s itinerary is packed with events: the address to a joint session of Congress, a meeting with President Obama, a speech at...

July 1, 2015

At a ceremony last month in Orlando, CCIU Director Lee Hamilton, a former high school and college basketball star, was inducted into the 2015 Class of the Capital One Academic All-America Hall of Fame. 

The induction ceremony was June 15 in Orlando, during the annual convention of the College Sports Information Directors of America, who selected the inductees.

Hamilton was a two-year...

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