News

Michael Oppenheimer
Feb 22, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
Features

Governments around the world rely on scientific assessments to guide environmental policy and action. Yet, these assessments, like those produced by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and other organizations, can sometimes exhibit limitations, including scientific bias and even error in their search...

Feb 21, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
WooCast

Some media outlets are reporting that special counsel Robert Mueller may soon hand over a report regarding Russian interference in the 2016 election. Will this bring bad news for President Donald Trump and his administration?

Joining this episode to discuss the state of our intelligence institutions is...

Paulina Lopez Gonzalez
Feb 21, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
News & Awards

Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs has awarded two graduate students, Tom Clark MPA ’20 and Paulina Lopez Gonzalez MPA ’19, Richard H....

Will Dobbie
Feb 20, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
News & Awards

Will Dobbie, assistant professor of economics and public affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School, is winner of a 2019 Sloan Research Fellow...

Liman Fellows
Feb 19, 2019
Program in Law and Public Affairs
News & Awards

The Princeton University Program in Law and Public Affairs (LAPA) selected five undergraduates as 2019 Arthur Liman Fellows in Public Interest Law.  The fellowship will enable them to spend eight to ten weeks during the upcoming summer in an internship serving the needs of people and causes that might otherwise go unrepresented...

Feb 18, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
News & Awards

Princeton University’s Janet Currie is winner of the NOMIS Foundation’s Distinguished Scientist and Scholar Award, which comes with a research grant of $2-million to support exceptional scientists exploring new and...

building with a dome
Feb 18, 2019
Woodrow Wilson School
News & Awards

A fall graduate policy workshop led by professor Sam Wang explored the complex issue of gerrymandering, a process that manipulates geographic regions to provide an advantage to a particular political party. The course, “Repairing Bugs in American Democracy: Gerrymandering,” examined...

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...