News

Jun 2, 2020
Research Briefs

Black women have the highest prevalence of low birthweight babies compared to other racial and ethnic groups, but black immigrants typically have much better outcomes than their U.S.-born counterparts. Yet, little has been known about whether this “healthy immigrant” effect persists across generations.

According to a new study published...

May 28, 2020
Woodrow Wilson School
WooCast

When COVID-19 first emerged in South Korea, the country’s rapid response and decisive intervention enabled the country to detect cases early, slowing the spread of the infection and controlling mortality rates. Now, the country faces a new spike in cases, leaving many to wonder if a second wave is coming.

Sam Wang and Julian Zelizer...

May 20, 2020
Woodrow Wilson School
WooCast

In grappling with the Covid-19 pandemic, many scientists and government officials are looking to the 1918 pandemic as a reference point for lessons learned. Also known as the "Spanish Flu," this epidemic was the most sweeping of the 20th century, infecting one third of the world’s population, and upending social, political, and economic norms...

May 19, 2020
Princeton Environmental Institute
Research Briefs
May 18, 2020
Woodrow Wilson School
Research Briefs

In an increasingly polarized world, many see people who are different from them as “outsiders,” or even a threat. Yet, around the world, this tends to be more common in traditionally homogenous societies, according to a series of studies led by Princeton University.

The analysis, published in the...

Princeton's Class of 2020 walking in the pre-rade
May 18, 2020
News & Awards

The Woodrow Wilson School looks forward to hosting virtual celebrations honoring its undergraduate and graduate students in Princeton’s Class of 2020. These events are not open to the public; students will be sent sign in/registration information. Please check your email!

Undergraduate Program Virtual Awards Ceremony...

May 14, 2020
Woodrow Wilson School
WooCast

The 2018 midterm elections were a milestone for women in politics. Not since the 1992 midterm elections— popularly named “the year of the woman” — had so many women, especially from such diverse backgrounds, been elected to the U.S. Congress. Many of these women have emerged as headliners with powerful voices that are reshaping the country’s...

May 13, 2020
Edited by: B. Rose Huber, Woodrow Wilson School
Research Briefs

Like an undulating seesaw, weather in some regions swings from drought to heavy rain under the weight of climate-induced changes, according to an analysis published in Geophysical Research Letters...