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Feb 15, 2019
News & Awards

Writing Internship: Summer 2019

The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs is seeking an intern for its Office of Communications and Public Affairs. The intern will be responsible for writing news and feature articles, award briefs and social media posts for non-technical audiences, and...

Feb 15, 2019
The Office of Communications
News & Awards
Feb 13, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
WooCast
How has the state of journalism changed during President Donald Trump's tenure? Seasoned journalist Mara Liasson joins this episode to discuss what is and isn't working in the media realm as well as the trajectory of her own career at NPR.
 
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Trade with a net
Feb 13, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
Research Briefs

Two-thirds of species endangered by wildlife trade wait close to or more than two decades to be protected.

From parrots to lizards, hundreds of animal species could be at risk of extinction because of a policy process that responds slowly to scientific knowledge, according to a...

Robertson Hall
Feb 11, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
News & Awards

Twelve students at Princeton University have been selected for the 2019 cohort of the Scholars in the Nation’s Service Initiative (SINSI).

Established in 2006, SINSI is designed to encourage, support, and prepare the nation’s...

City on a Hill
Feb 7, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
WooCast

Certain speeches and sermons linger in the minds of Americans, often becoming part of our national imagination and history.

One oft-quoted sermon that remains both provocative and timeless was given by John Winthrop in 1630 at New England’s founding. In his lay sermon, he warned his fellow Puritans about the power of exceptionalism,...

microphone with flag
Feb 6, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
News & Awards

President Donald Trump delivered his delayed State of the Union address on Feb. 5, touching upon issues related to partisan divides, reproductive rights, health care, infrastructure, immigration, and national security.

We discussed his speech with experts from Princeton University...

Feb 5, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
WWS Reacts

A number of countries — including the United Kingdom, Spain, France, Germany, Sweden and Denmark — have recognized opposition leader Juan Guaidó as interim president of Venezuela. Meanwhile, President Nicolás Maduro argues firmly he is the legitimate leader.

What does the leadership clash mean for the country and its relationship with...

Feb 4, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
Features

Today, only half of children grow up to earn more than their parents, as opportunities for upward mobility continue to decline. Meanwhile, more than 15 percent of children live in poverty.

Understanding what is behind these problems has been a challenge, as each pocket of the United States faces particular struggles. The...

Feb 4, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
News & Awards

Professor Ashoka Mody’s recent book about the eurozone crisis is winner of the PROSE Award from the Association of American Publishers (PSP).

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Feb 4, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
News & Awards

Professor Keith Wailoo is among the 18 fellows elected to the Hastings Center, a nonpartisan bioethics research institution. These fellows are chosen based on their scholarship and public understanding of complex ethical...

Jan 31, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
WWS Reacts

The United States and the Taliban in Afghanistan are currently in the midst of negotiations about a possible withdrawal by the U.S. from that country. Many fear this could signal a “surrender” by the U.S., putting Afghanistan at risk of becoming a hub for terrorism.   

We discussed the peace talks with ...

Jan 31, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
Research Briefs

Many blame idle millionaires for the rise in income inequality, but today’s top earners are actually the “working rich,” according to a new working paper co-authored by Princeton University.

Illustrious entrepreneurs and skilled professionals...

Jan 31, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
WooCast

Candidates have begun launching their 2020 presidential campaigns, prompting many to look back at Donald Trump’s presidential victory in 2016.

In this episode, Sam Wang interviews Michael Tesler, co-author of a compelling book about how the 2016 election was not just a battle for the White House, but for what America “should be.”

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