Wilson Center News

Latest News from the Wilson Center

Brazilian Innovation Takes a Leap Foward

Feb 15, 2011
"From what was once a sleepy colony to its tumultuous experimentation with bureaucratic-authoritarian regimes, has now thrived into what is today the eighth largest economy and is projected to become the fourth largest by 2040."

CEF Launches a Multi-Media Story on China's Water Energy-Nexus

Feb 15, 2011
Since November 2010, CEF has been working with Circle of Blue on a new project called Choke Point: China, which explores the impact of China's energy development on water resources. This project parallels Circle of Blue's Choke Point: US study that was presented at a CEF meeting in September 2010. The report was launched on February 15th and can be found here: Choke Point: China

Call for Papers China Environment Series 12—Special Energy and Water Issue

Feb 10, 2011
The editor of the China Environment Series is welcoming proposals for Feature Articles (maximum 8,000 words); Commentaries/Notes From the Field (1000-2,500 words); and Boxes (800-1500 words) for the twelfth issue due out in November/December 2011.

The Leadership Project Completes Its Final Workshop on Building Collaborative Capacity Amongst Liberian Leaders

Feb 09, 2011
From January 20-22, 2011, The Wilson Center held its final workshop at Thinkers Village in Paynesville, Liberia.The focus of this workshop was to review the tools and skill-sets provided to the participants... and explore ways in which that network can continue to reinforce itself and expand its impact.

Rep. Jane Harman to Announce Acceptance of Appointment as Director, President, and CEO of The Wilson Center

Feb 08, 2011
Representative Jane Harman, the newly appointed incoming director, president, and CEO of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars will announce her acceptance at a press conference today at 11:15, at the Wilson Center. The announcement was made this morning by Ambassador Joseph B. Gildenhorn, Chairman of the Board.

The Wilson Quarterly

Afghanistan

Kubra in her workshop. (Photo by Justin Sutcliffe/Polaris)

As the U.S. prepares to withdraw from the longest war in its history, a look at the lives changed, promises made, and ideas shaped by war in Afghanistan.

Dialogue

The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.