Proud to Celebrate 2020 Pat Tillman Scholar Bradley Snyder

Jun 25, 2020
The Woodrow Wilson School (WWS) community is honored to celebrate Bradley Snyder on his selection as a 2020 Pat Tillman Scholar. The Tillman Foundation honors military members who exhibit a commitment to public service. The Foundation seeks individuals who carry the four values of service, scholarship, humble leadership, and impact. To date, there are 635 Tillman Scholars, and four have called the WWS home for their graduate education.   Bradley...

Statement from WWS Graduate Admissions

Jun 16, 2020
WWS Graduate Admissions Office

WWS Alumni Elected as Asian American and Pacific Islander NextGen Leaders

May 22, 2020
The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs extends a heartfelt congratulations to Sagatom Saha (MPA ’20) and Minh-Thu Pham (MPA ’03), on their honorable selection as 2020 Asian American Pacific Islander National Security and Foreign Policy Next Generation Leaders. This recognition is awarded to experts serving in government, think tanks, academia, NGOs, and the media. Throughout his developing career, Sagatom has served as a...

2020 Students and Alumni of Color Symposium

May 8, 2020
Students & Alumni of Color (SAOC), a student-led organization at the Woodrow Wilson School, held its 24th annual symposium on April 29, 2020, via the Zoom online platform. SAOC's mission is to bring together students and alumni of the Woodrow Wilson School to promote racial diversity, establish productive mentoring relationships, discuss ideas relevant to the social, political and professional development of students of color, and support...

Pass/Fail Grades due to COVID-19

Apr 29, 2020
We’ve received a number of inquiries as to how we will consider courses taken pass/fail during the spring 2020 semester (as opposed to for a letter grade). To put our bottom line up front: Do Not Worry. We are all working through the COVID-19 response in our respective communities, and what this will mean for operations going forward. Princeton University has allowed all its students to take any or all courses pass/fail. The Woodrow Wilson...

Keeping Busy during COVID-19

Apr 6, 2020
We are sending lots of well-wishes and positive vibes from the Woodrow Wilson School. Our campus has been actively responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. As many of us have transitioned to working remotely, we miss the beautiful architecture, local eats, and familiar sounds of our campus. Most importantly, we miss the amazing students, faculty, and staff who comprise our community. Our hope is that we all make it through this pandemic safely....

Admission Decisions—coming this week

Mar 9, 2020
With a strong number of competitive applications across our three graduate degree programs, this year’s selection process was hard. We know the wait from our application deadline to our decision date is long. Thank you for your patience. We also want to underscore just how robust our process is; the School invests heavily in it. Each application was evaluated by one of three admissions committees, based on degree, which collectively comprised...

Happy New Year!

Dec 31, 2019
Happy New Year. Thanks for your interest in our School and in this blog. We’re working on updating content, formatting and style in 2020—stay tuned. We are up in application numbers for all of our programs this year. It is humbling that so many well-qualified people consider us for their graduate work. Thank you to all the public servants. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Thank you for your work to make your community better. Thank you...

Fall 2019 courses have ended—MPA core curriculum

Dec 22, 2019
Our students wrapped up the classroom component of their courses, and will now spend their time preparing for exams and papers. Good luck to all in the MPA, MPP and PhD programs! One distinguishing aspect of our MPA degree is the core curriculum. For more information on our MPA curriculum, please see here. The Politics of Public Policy, or 501 (as it is commonly referred to here at the WWS and its networks), occurs in the fall semester of the...
Photo credit: Princeton University, Office of Communications, Mark Czajkowski (2019)

Last Minute Resources and Links – countdown to our application deadline...

Nov 28, 2019
The clock is ticking towards our application deadline of 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on December 1st. Given the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States, our office will be closed in the immediate run-up to the application deadline. To all who have expressed interest in our community, and those who have chosen to apply: thank you. Email and phone inquiries are coming in at an ever-increasing pace, and we are working diligently to respond to them....