WWS 501: The Politics of Public Policy

WWS 501: The Politics of Public Policy

Apr 7, 2013
Published by: Seyron Foo
WWS 501: the Politics of Public Policy serves as a rite of passage for your first semester as an M.P.A. at the Woodrow Wilson School. The key feature of the course includes the almost weekly memorandums covering an array of political considerations when considering proposals confronted by policymakers on a daily basis. The class brings multiple perspectives, with Woodrow Wilson faculty members from both subjects of international relations and...
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Where Woos Intern: Washington, DC 2012

Apr 7, 2013
Published by: WWS Admissions
The Wilson School’s Office of Graduate Career Services is an invaluable resource for all Woos, especially as they explore summer internship opportunities that are required for all M.P.A degree candidates in between their two years at school. We’re mapping out all of last year’s internship positions, this week featuring those in our nation’s capital.   View 2012 WWS Internships in Washington, DC in a larger map Full list of internships with...
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A majority of Wilson School students filled the Graduate College as future versions of their classmates.

A future reunion for a local cause

Apr 5, 2013
Published by: WWS Admissions
Written by Kate Fritzsche, MPA ’14 As part of our nature as a public service school, many WWS students are involved with community service in the areas surrounding Princeton. The graduate students at WWS have had an ongoing relationship with the Greater Donnelly Initiative (GDI) in Trenton, NJ for five years. GDI provides mentorship, gang-resistance, and homelessness/hunger services to disadvantaged youth in inner-city Trenton. We’ve partnered...
Chad Maisel

Student Spotlight: Chad Maisel, MPA ’13

Apr 5, 2013
Published by: WWS Admissions
As part of our weekly Student Spotlight series, we sat down with current student Chad Maisel and asked five questions about his life prior, during, and after attending the Woodrow Wilson School. What did you do before coming to WWS? Prior to Woody Woo, I was working in the White House Office of Cabinet Affairs. The office works closely with the different federal departments- from Treasury to Interior to GSA- to ensure the entire Administration...
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Queer Quizzo!

Apr 2, 2013
Published by: WWS Admissions
Can you name these faces from queer history and pop culture in under 2 minutes? Last Thursday, the Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies and the Queer Graduate Caucus hosted a night of “Queer Quizzo” at the Woo-filled Campus Club. Modeled after a style of pub trivia that originated in Philadelphia, QGC’s twist on Quizzo was a fun and educational way for grad students to explore the themes of gender and sexuality. Organized by MPA2 Cara...
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Chris Johnson

Student Spotlight: Chris Johnson, MPA ’13

Mar 28, 2013
Published by: WWS Admissions
As part of our weekly Student Spotlight series, we sat down with current student Chris Johnson and asked five questions about his life prior, during, and after attending the Woodrow Wilson School. What did you do before studying at WWS? I was studying at NYU majoring in International Relations and Latin American Studies immediately before matriculating at Princeton. I was awarded the Department of State’s Pickering Foreign Affairs fellowship in...
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The tireless Woos who braved a hurricane to get out the vote in Ohio.

Fall Break on the Campaign Trail

Mar 27, 2013
Published by: Peter Blair
The tireless Woos who braved a hurricane to get out the vote in Ohio. As an international student it might seem kind of strange that I spent fall break in Ohio working on a US presidential Get Out the Vote campaign. As a few people in my class remarked, it wasn’t as if I was going to personally get anything out of the results (other than maybe some left over bumper stickers), but as someone who has always followed US politics (thanks to “The...
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2 Minutes with Dean Rouse

Mar 26, 2013
Published by: WWS Admissions
Members of the Wilson School Graduate Admissions Office social media team sat down with Dean Cecilia Rouse to hear her vision for the school and what she thinks distinguishes the school’s policy programs from its peer institutions. Find out what she has to say!   2 Minutes with Dean Rouse from WWS Admissions on Vimeo. Transcript: I’ve been on the faculty of Princeton for many years so I’m really an academic, but I’m drawn to academics, I’m...
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Robert Zoellick, photo courtesy of The Daily Princetonian.

WWS Perks: The Leadership and Governance Program

Mar 25, 2013
Published by: Kidus Asfaw
Launched in 2009, the Woodrow Wilson School’s “Leadership and Governance Program,” brings prominent public policy leaders to the School who are unable to spend a full semester or academic year on campus, but can visit for a shorter period of time. While on campus the “distinguished visitor” delivers a public lecture, meets informally with individuals or small groups of students, and participates in classroom discussions. Kidus reflects on Robert...
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John Templeton

Meet John Templeton, the man behind graduate admissions

Mar 19, 2013
Published by: WWS Admissions
John Templeton is the Associate Dean, Director of Graduate Admission at the Woodrow Wilson School. He has worked at Princeton University since 1988 and has been recognized for his commitment to increasing access to higher education for groups that have been historically underrepresented. Name: John TempletonHometown: Madison, WisconsinAlma Mater: Whitman College, Walla Walla, WATitle: Associate Dean, Director of Graduate AdmissionRole: Manage...
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