Peter Leithart Lecture on Dostoyevsky
Our Colorado friends can join Institute staff and alumni for a special evening with First Things writer Peter Leithart, on "Dostoevsky and the Desire of Freedom."
Why Do 300 Million People Produce So Few Good Leaders?
Watch Alan Crippen's answer to this question at a meeting in Charleston. (And how about that budding leader at 8:01 in the video?)
The Fatal Flaw of American Charity
In the weekly essay, Brian Brown '07 argues that we need to reinvent civil society for a new era.
Why No One Wants to Be an Engineer
In the weekly essay, Jace Yarbrough '09 reveals the key deficiency in modern STEM education.
Join Us for This Week’s Field Study
Every week the John Jay Fellows visit a site of historic significance, to learn from the great leaders of the past. You are invited to join us in our Friday trips. Click to see what's coming up.
From Law School to School Choice
How the John Jay Institute put Stephanie Linn ‘07 on the road to her current work pioneering school choice initiatives.
About John JayJohn Jay (1745-1829) was arguably the most religious, social, and politically conservative of the principal founders of the American Republic. Named for this important American founder, the mission of the Institute is to prepare committed men and women like Jay for leadership in public life. It is our vision to raise up men and women of high principles who are characterized by the virtues of wisdom and justice, truth and mercy, prudence and courage. Clearly there is a pressing need for leadership today. In response, the Institute offers residential fellowships for college graduates aspiring to public vocations as well as various educational resources for anyone interested in exploring the nexus of religion and public life.
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