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Meet the Fellows: 2017 Newcombe Fellow Sabine Tsuruda

The Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship is the nation’s largest and most prestigious award for Ph.D. candidates in the humanities and social sciences addressing questions of ethical and religious values. The 2017 class of Fellows includes Sabine Tsuruda, a doctoral candidate in philosophy at the University of California—Los Angeles.            […]

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MMUF Graduate School Bootcamps

Since 2016, WW has hosted Graduate School Bootcamps for Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellows (MMUF). The two-day events provide Fellows with in-depth, individualized feedback on their graduate school applications and offer resources as they narrow down their program choices. Fellows gathered at the University of Southern California in September and at Princeton University in October. These […]

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Video: WW Academy Design Fellows Start Work

In September, the WW Academy’s inaugural class of Design Fellows arrived in Cambridge and set about their work helping Academy faculty and staff develop a new kind of teacher preparation. The ten Fellows will spend the next year testing and refining the WW Academy’s competency-based master’s degree. They will be brainstorming and designing elements of […]

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Rethinking Educational Access in Inside Higher Ed

The nation’s rapidly changing economy can be seen across every sector—from manufacturing and journalism to medicine and mining. WW President Arthur Levine argues in Inside Higher Ed that the country’s educational institutions must adapt to the times to better prepare the workforce for the demands of today and the jobs of tomorrow: Even in industries […]

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Meet the Fellows: 2017 Newcombe Fellow Elizabeth Thelen

The Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship is the nation’s largest and most prestigious award for Ph.D. candidates in the humanities and social sciences addressing questions of ethical and religious values. The 2017 class of Fellows includes Elizabeth Thelen, a doctoral candidate in history at the University of California—Berkeley. As a child, I spent long […]

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MMFPN Graduate Funding Series: Jomaira Salas Pujols

MMFPN Graduate Funding: The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program The Mellon Mays Fellows Professional Network team at Woodrow Wilson spoke with 2nd Year Rutgers Sociology Doctoral Student, Jomaira Salas Pujols (above), Bryn Mawr College ’13, to get her advice on applying to the prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program and learn more about the […]

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From the Newsletter: From NASA to Ninth Grade

From NASA to Ninth Grade: A New Kind of Launch After her master’s program in Electrical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and a year as project manager for an electrical contractor, Wanda Harding TF ’16 decided to float her résumé. When it landed in the right hands at NASA, Ms. Harding left her […]

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Meet the Fellows: 2017 Newcombe Fellow Emiko Stock

The Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship is the nation’s largest and most prestigious award for Ph.D. candidates in the humanities and social sciences addressing questions of ethical and religious values. The 2017 class of Fellows includes Emiko Stock, a doctoral candidate in anthropology at Cornell University. As I introduce my work to people, eyebrows […]

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WW Acting President Opinion Piece in Hechinger Report

Even as the United States grapples with obvious and too-often aggressive forms of racism, the Woodrow Wilson Foundation’s Acting President Stephanie J. Hull reminds us in the Hechinger Report of somewhat subtler but still-destructive narratives that continue to drive inequity in education: How long will it take us to stop assuming that every student of […]

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From the Newsletter: Vast Views, Close to Home

Sandra Faber WF ’66 H has been studying the formation of galaxies for more than 40 years. She has played key roles in the discovery of dark matter in the universe and supermassive black holes in the nuclei of galaxies. Widely considered one of the world’s leading authorities on telescopes, she diagnosed the flaw in […]

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