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.

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Burundi: A New Government Gets Down to Work

Oct 18, 2005
The Wilson Center holds a new capacity-building workshop for the highest tier of the newly elected Burundian Government as part of its ongoing training series.

Important First Step to Test Nanomaterials' Toxicity

Oct 18, 2005
The International Life Sciences Institute will release a new report that for the first time gives scientists the elements of a framework for assessing the potential human health effects from exposure to engineered nanomaterials.

Canadian and U.S. government and industry representatives meet to discuss unconventional oil supply and petroleum production in North America

Oct 17, 2005
The Wilson Center's Canada Institute and the Canadian Centre for Energy Information co-hosted a program on "Discovering the Possibilities for North American Petroleum Production" in Washington, D.C. on October 17, 2005.

Kennan Institute and IREX Announce 2006 Regional Policy Symposium: EU and NATO Member States and Their Eastern Borderlands

Oct 12, 2005
The Kennan Institute and IREX are accepting applications for grants to U.S. junior scholars to participate in the 2006 Regional Policy Symposium on EU and NATO Member States and Their Eastern Borderlands. The application deadline is December 2, 2005.

Scholar Says Politics Hinder Educational Reform in Peru

Oct 04, 2005
Peru's former Minister of Education Nicolas Lynch discusses challenges to education reform in his country.

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.