Wilson Center News

Next Deadline for George F. Kennan Fellowship Competition Approaching

Sep 01, 2015
The Kennan Institute seeks fellowship applicants from diverse, policy-oriented sectors such as media, business, local government, law, civil society, and academia to examine important political, social, economic, cultural, and historical issues in Russia, Ukraine, and the region.

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Fellow Examines History of Subprime Lending Debacle

Nov 05, 2009
Wilson Center Fellow Devin Fergus looks at the history of subprime lending laws, a prime example of the financial industry's harmful effects on average Americans.

The New Media Age: Newspapers in Peril

Nov 05, 2009
Newspaper ad revenue is declining as they struggle to compete with websites. Papers are closing; others are cutting staff, bureaus, and whole sections. Two recent Wilson Center meetings explored the state of newspapers and the future of journalism.

Democratizing the Media: At What Cost?

Nov 05, 2009
Sonya Michel, director of United States Studies, considers whether journalism will survive the Internet age.

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.