Oct 5, 2019
Graduate Admissions Office
We’re in the midst of THRIVE 2019 on Princeton’s campus. It is wonderful to see so many Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs alumni back on campus. We always love to connect with you—here in Princeton and on the road. Thrive: Empowering and Celebrating Princeton’s Black Alumni, runs from October 3 - 5, 2019. The conference follows up on three previous black alumni conferences: 2006: Coming Back and Looking Forward Conference...
Jun 10, 2019
Graduate Admissions Office
Eric Johnson, the 60th Mayor-Elect of Dallas, epitomizes exactly what the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs is all about. A former Congressman in the Texas House of Representatives, where he has served since 2010, Johnson was just elected to be the 60th Mayor of Dallas, the second African-American to hold this position. The WWS is proud of Mayor-Elect Johnson, and have tracked his career with pride. From his time with the...
Dec 4, 2014
Melissa Lyles
#BLACKLIVESMATTER Today I witnessed one of the most moving moments at Princeton University since I started working here 11 years ago. Students, faculty and staff at the University were encouraged to participate in a “Walk-Out & Die-In” to show solidarity with the people of Ferguson and others in demanding an end to racialized state violence. One of the goals of the protest was to dismantle systemic injustices against marginalized people of...