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Jan 4, 2019

Professor Helen Milner of Princeton University was elected president of the International Studies Association (ISA), one of the oldest organizations dedicated to international, transnational and global affairs. Her term will begin in 2020 and conclude in 2021.  

Jan 4, 2019

Recordings of the sounds in tropical forests could unlock secrets about biodiversity and aid conservation efforts around the world, according to a perspective paper published in Science.

Jan 3, 2019
Issues related to immigration have occupied a central role in political debates, especially during the Trump presidency. Although the current focus tends to be on Central and Latin America, backlash unfolded throughout American history, including among Chinese immigrants in the 19th century.
Dec 20, 2018

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) appears to be on the chopping block again after a federal court judge in Texas ruled the law unconstitutional. While the ruling likely won’t have any immediate effects, it could eventually jeopardize the nation’s health care system.

Dec 20, 2018

First ladies often play big roles in the White House, either behind the scenes or in the public eye.

In this episode, Julian Zelizer and Sam Wang discuss the highly variable roles played by first ladies with Lauren Wright, a lecturer in politics and public affairs at Princeton University.

Dec 17, 2018

So-called “chain migration” is in the news again as House Republicans try to introduce a government funding bill that includes $5 billion in funding for a border wall between the United States and Mexico.

Dec 13, 2018

Climate change is one of the most pressing issues facing the world today. In this episode, Julian Zelizer and Sam Wang discuss the politics of combating climate change with author Jeff Nesbit.

Dec 12, 2018

Policymakers and researchers have underestimated the effect that changes in land management and people's diets would have on limiting greenhouse gas emissions and countering the effects of climate change, according to a study led by Princeton University.

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