Wilson Center News

Analysis of President Obama’s announcement regarding the release of Alan Gross and the future of U.S.-Cuba relations

Dec 31, 2014
The announcement by President Obama of the release of U.S. contractor Alan Gross together with a long-imprisoned intelligence asset is welcome news. Their incarceration, along with the even greater numbers of Cubans who have been jailed in Cuba for trying to exercise their rights to freedom of speech and assembly, has long been a stumbling block in the relationship.

Latest News from the Wilson Center

CEF Director Interviewed on Terre Verde

Aug 08, 2008
AUGUST 2008 - Dr. Turner is interviewed with Michelle Chan of Pacific Environment on Terre Verde, an environmentalradio show that airs in the San Francisco Bay area.

CEF Posts New Environmental Health Research Briefs

Aug 06, 2008
AUGUST 2008 - 2 new research briefs cover GMOs and the trials of an environmental health litigation NGO in China. The litigation brief is accompanied by a supplementary list of environmental health cases.

UNAIDS Releases 2008 Report on the Global AIDS Epidemic

Aug 01, 2008
August 2008 – New UNAIDS report presents HIV/AIDS data on 147 countries, the "most comprehensive review of the epidemic to date."

Eleonora Cercavschi to Receive 2008 Ion Ratiu Democracy Award

Aug 01, 2008
The Woodrow Wilson Center, the Ratiu Center for Democracy, and the Ratiu Family Charitable Foundation, are pleased to announce that Eleonora Cercavschi is the 2008 Recipient of the Ion Ratiu Democracy Award. Mrs. Cercavschi is the principal of Stefan the Great High School (Stefan Cel Mare Si Sfint Lyceum) in Grigoriopol, Moldova. The award will be presented at the Woodrow Wilson Center on December 4, 2008, during the Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture.

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.