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.

Latest News from the Wilson Center

China's Earthquake and Natural Disasters: Meeting the Needs

Jul 02, 2008
China's Sichuan Province incurred many casualties following the massive earthquake in June. The disaster also shed light on environmental and infrastructure problems in China. Several recent meetings were held on these issues, one on public health flaws after natural disasters and the other on China's cement industry.

China's Earthquake: Firsthand Observations from a Wilson Center Director

Jul 02, 2008
The Wilson Center's Rob Litwak and his wife Liz were visiting the Panda Reserve Center just a few miles from the epicenter of the June earthquake in China. Read his observations and how he found his way to safety.

Scholar Looks at Russia's Health Care Woes

Jul 02, 2008
Wilson Center Senior Scholar Alexandra Vacroux is writing a book about flaws in Russia's health care system and what failed reforms in this sector reveal about the Russian state.

New Rapid Test for Drug-Resistant TB Made Available in Developing Countries

Jul 01, 2008
July 2008 – Coalition of health organizations introduces initiative to distribute new multi-drug-resistant TB tests.

MEDIA ADVISORY: UNEP's Achim Steiner Launches Africa: Atlas of Our Changing Environment in Washington, DC, at Woodrow Wilson Center

Jun 30, 2008
JUNE 2008—Striking Satellite Photos Document Rapid Environmental Change

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.