Kobiljar raising cement block

Home is in the Moment

Dec 5, 2013
Published by: Eric Wilkens
Princeton University’s ivy-covered buildings and sprawling campus contrast starkly with Emina Kobiljar’s native Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). At age five, Kobiljar, an MPA I in the Woodrow Wilson School, and her family fled the country when the Bosnian War broke out.  They escaped a few days before the Siege of Sarajevo, an unrelenting military attack on the city that lasted nearly four years. They made their way as refugees nearly 850 miles to...

From Montpelier to Seoul: a Woo’s summer

Dec 4, 2013
Published by: Kidus Asfaw, MPA '14
The summer between an MPA’s two-year life at the Woodrow Wilson School is as unique and impacting as the passion to public service that have brought them back to school. To give you a glimpse into the lives of a few of our students, we asked five volunteers to share the summer internship experience and the impact they had on the organizations and areas in which they lived. JARED DUVAL - domestic policy Location: This summer I was the Creative...

Woodrow Wilson Graduate Students Around the World

Dec 4, 2013
Each summer our WWS graduate students disperse all over the world to participate in summer internships to gain practical professional work experience.  The photos below capture the student's experience in various locations around the world.   Elena Serna-Wallender at the Federal Reserve Board Room in Washington, D.C. (with Nate Ratledge, Thomas Coen, Anna Fogel, Seyron Foo, and Kate Fritzche): "We took this shot in the Federal Reserve board...
Robertson Hall in autumn

Are You a Competitive Applicant for Graduate Study at the Woodrow Wilson School?

Nov 22, 2013
Published by: WWS Admissions
We take a holistic approach in evaluating candidates for admission.  Here are key qualities we seek in competitive applicants to our Masters programs at the Woodrow Wilson School. COMMITMENT TO PUBLIC SERVICE We seek to enroll students who have demonstrated a strong commitment to public service We weigh the depth of commitment to a career of public service by evaluating both volunteer and professional accomplishments Your personal statement...