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Fellow Q&A: Julia Klingler, WWTF ’19

“I had a lot to learn about adapting and creating equity” WW Teaching Fellows come from many different backgrounds but are united by a single goal: to teach science, technology, engineering, and math (the STEM fields) in some of the nation’s highest-need schools. But what makes these Fellows tick? What inspired them to pursue a […]

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Roundtable: Civics Roadmap for Educators

WW President Rajiv Vinnakota recently spoke on a panel with the Center for Education Reform at the ASU + GSV Summit. Titled, “Toward a More Perfect Union: A Civics Roadmap for Frontline Educators,” the discussion focused on how best to equip schools and teachers with the tools to reach and teach students about America’s founding […]

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Fellow Q&A: John Wang TF ’18

“Teaching is a powerful opportunity to shape the lives of the next generation” WW Teaching Fellows come from many different backgrounds but are united by a single goal: to teach science, technology, engineering, and math (the STEM fields) in some of the nation’s highest-need schools. But what makes these Fellows tick? What inspired them to […]

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Civic Spring Project Featured on MSNBC

 The Civic Spring Project was featured on MSNBC in August. WW President Rajiv Vinnakota and Civic Spring Project youth grantee Emanuelle Sippy were interviewed by Brian Williams and Nicole Wallace during an afternoon MSNBC Live segment. You can see the full interview in the video above. Mr. Vinnakota outlined the need to focus on […]

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W. Caleb McDaniel MN ‘01 wins Pulitzer Prize

Sweet Taste of Liberty: A True Story of Slavery and Restitution in America, by W. Caleb McDaniel MN ‘01 (Oxford University Press). Winner of the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in History Henrietta Wood was legally freed from slavery, into which she was born, in 1848 in Cincinnati. Five years later, a deputy sheriff from Kentucky, Zebulon […]

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Meet the Fellows: 2019 Newcombe Fellow Brittany Leach

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 2019 class of Fellows includes Brittany Leach, a doctoral candidate in Ppolitics at the University of Virginia. Brittany explores some of the thinking […]

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Newsletter: From the Beginning, An Imprint on Women’s Studies

It was the mid-1970s. America was still grappling with the civil rights movements of the 1960s. For the field of women’s studies, this was the beginning. “There was this foment,” recalls Estelle B. Freedman WS H ’74, the Edgar E. Robinson Professor in U.S. History at Stanford University. “I can remember being at Columbia and […]

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From the Newsletter: Elizabeth Anderson CN ’86

“I’ve Always Been Omnicurious”: Newcombe Fellow Elizabeth Anderson on Public Discourse, Freedom, and Work In a seemingly prescient exchange before the COVID-19 pandemic, a University of Cambridge interviewer asked Elizabeth Anderson CN ’86 about the contemporary role of experts. Her reply: “Experts can no longer rely on their technical knowledge alone… .  They need to […]

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Meet the Fellows: 2019 Newcombe Fellow Nimrod Ben Zeev

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 2019 class of Fellows includes Nimrod Ben Zeev, a doctoral candidate in history at the University of Pennsylvania. Nimrod shares the story behind […]

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Meet the Fellows: 2019 Newcombe Fellow Courtney Buchkoski

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 2019 class of Fellows includes Courtney Buchkoski, a doctoral candidate in history at the University of Oklahoma. Courtney looks at her own experiences […]

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