Wilson Center News

The Woodrow Wilson Center Announces 2015 – 2016 Fellowship Class

Jul 02, 2015
Jane Harman, Director, President and CEO of the Wilson Center, announced the members of the 2015-2016 fellowship class today. The 19 fellows include scholars and practitioners from the United States, Australia, China, Egypt, France, Germany, Mexico, Morocco, Russia, and the United Kingdom.

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There's a Sensor in Your Pocket

May 18, 2009
Existing technologies in today's mobile phones and web services enable new approaches to citizen science, giving individuals and communities the power to shape the world around them in new ways. Read more in a paper commissioned by the Foresight & Governance Project.

Oil Security and Friendly Suppliers: Where Are We Now?

May 14, 2009
A panel of experts assessed the potential effects of the United States and Canada shifting North American oil supplies in light of Mexico's projected decline in oil production. At the conference, hosted by the Wilson Center's Canada, Mexico, and Brazil Institutes, they also examined the prospects of Brazil emerging as a major oil supplier.

CEF Meeting On The Hill Featured on Lowcarboneconomy.com and egovmonitor.com

May 14, 2009
MAY 2009 - CEF Meeting on Capitol Hill was recently featured in two articles on black carbon, the US, and China.

Confronting the Crisis of Sustainability and Resource Scarcity

May 14, 2009
U.K. Secretary of State for Environment Hilary Benn discusses food and resource shortages, sustainable development, and an upcoming climate conference he calls "the most important gathering in human history."

Wilson Center Mourns the Death of George Liston Seay

May 12, 2009
The Woodrow Wilson Center mourns the death of its beloved longtime colleague and friend George Liston Seay. Of his various roles during a 33-year tenure at the Wilson Center, George will be most remembered as the host of dialogue, the Wilson Center's radio and television series.

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.