Wilson Center News

New Americas Quarterly Released: Higher Education and Competitiveness

Jul 29, 2014
Program Director Cynthia Arnson has an article on Colombia in this edition of the journal "Americas Quarterly."

Latest News from the Wilson Center

Toward a Stable Iraq

Sep 04, 2003
Enormous challenges confront stabilization and reconstruction efforts in Iraq. In a recent speech, Wilson Center Director Lee Hamilton outlines steps that can be taken to move the process forward.

New class of Latin American Fellows arrives for the 2003-2004 season.

Sep 01, 2003
It is with great pleasure that the Latin American Program welcomes two new Scholars in Residence at the Woodrow Wilson Center.

Teaching Cold War History

Aug 29, 2003
In this September cover story from Centerpoint, the Center's Cold War International History Project and George Washington University team up with high school teachers to develop an innovative website to make the Cold War come alive for students. CWIHP held its second summer institute for teachers in August to allow teachers to beta test the site, still in development, and discuss future site content, teaching strategies, and the latest in Cold War research.

Point of View

Aug 29, 2003
CWIHP's Nancy Meyers discusses the strategy behind developing a new Cold War history website specifically for educators and students.

Preserving Cold War History through Dialogue

Aug 19, 2003
Centerpoint talks with Keith Allen, a historian and author, who spent the summer at the Wilson Center helping the Cold War International History Project plan a conference on Cold War commemoration, that will take place in September.

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.