Center on Congress

July 16, 2014

Lee H. Hamilton, Director of the Indiana University Center on Congress, today received the 2014 Distinguished Service Award of the U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress (FMC) at the group’s 44th annual meeting in Washington, D.C.

“What makes Lee Hamilton so deserving of our award is not only his work when he was in office, but also his tremendous involvement in so many commissions and...

June 4, 2014

Teachers from Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Washington are recipients of the 2014 American Civic Education Teacher Awards, recognizing their exemplary work preparing young people to become informed and engaged citizens. The ACETA winners are: John Dickson of Harwich (Mass.) High School; Natalie O’Brien of North Smithfield (R.I.) High School; and Jennifer Reidel of Lynden (Wash.) High School.

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May 20, 2014

Now available on both the Web and as an iPad app is an updated version of the Center on Congress’s interactive teaching resource, “The Impact of Congress: The First Congress, 1789-91,” which looks at eleven key legislative actions by the First Congress that still have an impact on our lives today.

The module uses...

To support the Center on Congress