The tireless Woos who braved a hurricane to get out the vote in Ohio.

Fall Break on the Campaign Trail

Mar 27, 2013
Published by: Peter Blair
The tireless Woos who braved a hurricane to get out the vote in Ohio. As an international student it might seem kind of strange that I spent fall break in Ohio working on a US presidential Get Out the Vote campaign. As a few people in my class remarked, it wasn’t as if I was going to personally get anything out of the results (other than maybe some left over bumper stickers), but as someone who has always followed US politics (thanks to “The...
Dean Rouse

2 Minutes with Dean Rouse

Mar 26, 2013
Published by: WWS Admissions
Members of the Wilson School Graduate Admissions Office social media team sat down with Dean Cecilia Rouse to hear her vision for the school and what she thinks distinguishes the school’s policy programs from its peer institutions. Find out what she has to say!   2 Minutes with Dean Rouse from WWS Admissions on Vimeo. Transcript: I’ve been on the faculty of Princeton for many years so I’m really an academic, but I’m drawn to academics, I’m...
Robert Zoellick, photo courtesy of The Daily Princetonian.

WWS Perks: The Leadership and Governance Program

Mar 25, 2013
Published by: Kidus Asfaw
Launched in 2009, the Woodrow Wilson School’s “Leadership and Governance Program,” brings prominent public policy leaders to the School who are unable to spend a full semester or academic year on campus, but can visit for a shorter period of time. While on campus the “distinguished visitor” delivers a public lecture, meets informally with individuals or small groups of students, and participates in classroom discussions. Kidus reflects on Robert...
John Templeton

Meet John Templeton, the man behind graduate admissions

Mar 19, 2013
Published by: WWS Admissions
John Templeton is the Associate Dean, Director of Graduate Admission at the Woodrow Wilson School. He has worked at Princeton University since 1988 and has been recognized for his commitment to increasing access to higher education for groups that have been historically underrepresented. Name: John TempletonHometown: Madison, WisconsinAlma Mater: Whitman College, Walla Walla, WATitle: Associate Dean, Director of Graduate AdmissionRole: Manage...
Madi Sengupta

Student Spotlight: Madhurita Sengupta, MPA ’13

Mar 18, 2013
Published by: WWS Admissions
This is the first post in our weekly Student Spotlight series, in which we sit down with current students and ask five questions about their life prior, during, and after attending the Woodrow Wilson School. Madi Sengupta, MPA ’13 Field: I, International RelationsHometown: Houston, TXAlma Mater: University of Texas, Austin ’07 What did you do before studying at the Woodrow Wilson School? Prior to WWS, I worked at the NASA Johnson Space Center in...
Ann Corwin

Career Services: The Wilson School’s Best Kept Secret

Mar 15, 2013
Published by: Alex Utsey
What’s one of my favorite things about attending a small graduate school program? The personalized career services experience. It’s important to me to have one-on-one guidance when figuring out what to do after grad school, and the Woodrow Wilson School has exceeded my expectations in every way. The week we arrived at Princeton, students had meetings with the two Career Services directors, Ann Corwin and Cherena Walker, to get to know them. We...
Social Media Group

Meet the Social Media Group

Mar 15, 2013
Published by: WWS Admissions
This blog was created in collaboration with current Wilson school students who make up our unofficial Social Media Group. Working together with the admissions office, the Social Media Group has developed the content strategy and vision for this blog. Meet our team of student contributors who have volunteered their time to make this an engaging resource for prospective students around the world! Alex Utsey, MPA ’14 Field: I, International...
House, Union Beach, NJ

Hurricane Sandy Cleanup in Union, NJ

Mar 11, 2013
Published by: WWS Admissions
Five Woos took time out from studying for midterms and headed to Union Beach, NJ, one of the areas hit hardest by Hurricane Sandy.  It’s been five months since the hurricane hit and New Jersey communities are still dealing with its aftermath.
MPA1 Mayank Misra, his wife Poh Si Teng, graduate student Catherine Offord and PhD candidate Rachel Baker perform as Tikka Masala.

The 2nd Annual WooCoustic Open Mic Night

Mar 8, 2013
Published by: WWS Admissions
MPA1 Mayank Misra, his wife Poh Si Teng, graduate student Catherine Offord and PhD candidate Rachel Baker perform as Tikka Masala. Woos packed Princeton’s notorious D-Bar to hear their classmates perform during the second annual “WooCoustic”, an open mic night put on entirely by Wilson School students. The set list included original songs and covers ranging from the BeeGees, the Beatles, and Boys II Men.

Welcome to the WWS Graduate Admissions blog!

Mar 1, 2013
Published by: WWS Admissions
The Woodrow Wilson School Admission Blog is the most dynamic and interactive way to be engaged with the life of our students and alumni. Their stories will help you understand the remarkable resources available to you. Our intent is to provide a number of voices primarily from our students and members of the admission office. Thank you for being interested in our degree programs and our commitment to public service. Please contact us at wwsadmit...