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Sep 20, 2017
Woodrow Wilson School

Is free speech under threat at colleges across America? Some argue campus environments are no longer conducive to open dialogue. Others say debates on campus are alive and well.

A recent nationwide survey of younger voters shows their commitment to free speech is reduced. Of 1,500 undergraduate students across U.S. universities, a fifth...

Sep 15, 2017
Future of Children

Predicting how climate change will affect the incidence of infectious diseases would have great public health benefits. But the relationship between climate and disease is extraordinarily complex, making such predictions difficult. Simply identifying correlations and statistical associations between climatic factors and disease won’t be enough...

Sep 13, 2017
Woodrow Wilson School

The International Balzan Foundation has awarded Professor Robert O. Keohane the 2016* Balzan Prize for International Relations, History and Theory. The prize comes with an award of $790,000, half of...

Sep 13, 2017

The country has recently faced a number of storms, both geographic and political. Texas and Florida were both hit with significant hurricanes while President Donald Trump struck up a deal to raise the debt ceiling, causing concern among some.

Prominent political players are also making their way to the media stage. Steve Bannon, former...

Sep 13, 2017
Woodrow Wilson School

Russia currently holds the world’s largest stockpile of highly enriched uranium, a nuclear weapon-usable material, posing significant nuclear security risks, according to a recent report issued by the International Panel on Fissile...