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Jun 30, 2016
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Last week, the Supreme Court voted to uphold the use of race in the admissions process at the University of Texas (UT).

The 4-3 ruling came as a surprise for some, especially university officials and civil rights advocates who believe affirmative action is an important piece in promoting diversity in higher education.

The majority...

Jun 30, 2016
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In 1964, Lyndon B. Johnson crushed Barry Goldwater in the presidential election. Could we see another landslide like this in 2016? Or does today’s political environment make that impossible?
 
Tune in to the first episode of "Politics and Polls” as Professors Julian E. Zelizer and Sam Wang...
Jun 29, 2016
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In a 5-3 ruling, the Supreme Court this week struck down a Texas law that imposed regulations on abortion clinics in the state.

The law, passed in 2013, required doctors performing abortions to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals. Clinics were also required to be outfitted like surgical centers.

Both provisions placed "...

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Jun 29, 2016

The following is a compilation of media clips in which WWS faculty members have been mentioned, cited or quoted. This list is updated weekly. If an item is missing, please email extaff@princeton.edu, and we will add it promptly.

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Jun 27, 2016
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Beijing and surrounding areas of China often suffer from choking smog. The Chinese government has made commitments to improve air quality and has achieved notable results in reducing emissions from the power and transportation sectors. However, new research indicates that the government could dramatically improve air quality with more attention...

Jun 24, 2016
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On June 23, Britain voted to leave the European Union, opening a historic new chapter filled with questions. Harold James, the Claude and Lore Kelly Professor in European Studies and a professor of history and...

Jun 23, 2016
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Pregnant women in Latin American countries were more likely to seek an abortion after receiving health alerts about Zika virus, according to a study co-authored by Princeton University researchers and published in the New England Journal of...

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Jun 21, 2016

The following is a compilation of media clips in which WWS faculty members have been mentioned, cited or quoted. This list is updated weekly. If an item is missing, please email extaff@princeton.edu, and we will add it promptly.

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Jun 20, 2016
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During his studies at Princeton University, Will Wagner '12 MPA '14 traded his backpack for a briefcase, stepping outside his Master in Public Affairs (MPA) classroom studies at...

Jun 17, 2016
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Melissa Lee, assistant professor of politics and international affairs at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International...

Jun 15, 2016
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Eighteen high school students from 16 Pueblo Nations in New Mexico and two students from the Navajo Nation in Arizona are visiting the Woodrow Wilson School for Public and International Affairs this week as part of the Santa Fe Indian School...

Jun 14, 2016
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Eighteen Princeton University faculty members were transferred to emeritus status in recent action by the Board of Trustees, three of which hold joint appointments with Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Transfers are...

Jun 13, 2016
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As incarceration rates have increased in the United States, so has the likelihood that children will endure the imprisonment of a parent — especially among the most disadvantaged populations. But how does the imprisonment of parents and other household members influence a child or adolescent’s future?

A...

In The News
Jun 13, 2016

The following is a compilation of media clips in which WWS faculty members have been mentioned, cited or quoted. This list is updated weekly. If an item is missing, please email extaff@princeton.edu, and we will add it promptly.

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Jun 13, 2016
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Angus Deaton has been named a Knight Bachelor “for his services to research in economics and international affairs.” The honor entitles him to be known as Sir Angus, or Sir Angus Deaton, and was announced as part of the Queen’s official birthday honours list...