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WW HistoryQuest Summer Institute 2018

This July, Woodrow Wilson HistoryQuest Fellows gathered in Princeton for the HistoryQuest summer institute. Facilitated by the Institute of Play, the week-long professional development program focuses on designing and implementing game-based learning in U.S. history classrooms. Fellows came from across five different states—Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. Fellows created their own games, […]

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Meet the Fellows: 2018 Newcombe Fellow Onder Celik

The Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship fosters the original and significant study of ethical or religious values in all fields of the humanities and social sciences. The 2018 class, announced by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, includes Onder Celik, a doctoral candidate in anthropology at Johns Hopkins University. Onder’s dissertation explores the popular […]

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A Teaching Fellow’s Words of Inspiration

Not every student is the same; they all have their own dreams and distinct paths to achieve greatness. Some students in Teaching Fellow Antonio Rainey’s class weren’t aware of alternative routes that would fit their differing needs. Mr. Rainey, who is completing his master’s degree at Columbus State University this year, knew it was time […]

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WW Acadey: Year End Design Showcase

To cap their year of design work, Woodrow Wilson Academy Design Fellows and staff hosted an open house in June. During the showcase, partners and members of the public were invited to the WW Academy space to mingle, watch demonstrations, view work from the year, and take part in panels and discussions. Read more and […]

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Fifth National Convening of Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellows: Equity and Excellence

In July, nearly 200 Fellows from the Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowships gathered in Elizabeth, NJ for two days of networking and professional development. Titled “Equity and Excellence,” this fifth national convening of WW Teaching Fellows kicked off with a keynote panel of noted education leaders who discussed their work and the work of all educators […]

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Meet the Fellows: 2018 Newcombe Fellow Fernanda Bretones Lane

The Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship fosters the original and significant study of ethical or religious values in all fields of the humanities and social sciences. The 2018 class, announced by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, includes Fernanda Bretones Lane, a doctoral candidate in history at Vanderbilt University. Fernanda’s project, titled Spain, the […]

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From the Newsletter: Using Art to Critique, Change, and Understand

Salamishah Tillet’s Multifaceted Work and Activism The late Clement Price, Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor of History at Rutgers-Newark and a scholar in residence at the Woodrow Wilson Foundation in 2001–2002, was an extraordinary force in Newark, New Jersey’s cultural and artistic revitalization. It was a fitting tribute when, in 2014, Rutgers-Newark renamed the […]

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From the Newsletter: “An Entire Life of Idealism”

Michael O’Donnell WF ’66 on Fifty Years at UVa—Wise “I look upon this next stage of my education as the culmination of the plan I have been following broadly since I first entered secondary school, a plan that has as its goal my becoming a university instructor,” wrote 23-year-old Michael O’Donnell WF ’66 in his […]

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Meet the Fellows: 2018 Newcombe Fellow Brian Bond

The Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship fosters the original and significant study of ethical or religious values in all fields of the humanities and social sciences. The 2018 class, announced by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, includes Brian Bond, a doctoral candidate in music (ethnomusicology) at The Graduate Center, City University of New […]

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From the Newsletter: The Liberal Arts for All

Judith R. Shapiro WF ’63 H on nonprofit leadership The move from leading a higher education institution to leading a nonprofit was not so great a leap, says Judith R. Shapiro WF H ’63. “It’s so connected to what my whole life’s work has been about”—liberal arts education. As president of Barnard College from 1994 […]

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