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Graduate students hold signs reading “Vote Yes on DEI” in February.
Photo courtesy of Aaron Charlop-Powers

Graduate students demonstrate as WWS faculty deliberate on diversity requirement

The program would require students to complete one half-term course related to diversity and inclusion from a list pre-authorized by administrators. The proposal takes inspiration from the newly announced Culture and Difference distribution requirement for undergraduate students, which will commence with the Class of 2024 this fall.  

NEWS | 02/26/2020

Cory and Kristin Isaacs with family.
Photo Courtesy of Grace Johnson

Despite increases in aid for students with children, some say it’s not enough

“When I think about GCAP, I think, ‘Gosh, am I looking a gift horse in the mouth?’ All of this is an extreme privilege,” said Kristin Isaacs, the wife of Cory Isaacs, a third-year Ph.D. candidate in the Woodrow Wilson School. “I want to be thankful and I am thankful, but it’s just not enough.”

NEWS | 02/17/2020


U. confirms Verdu's dismissal following misconduct investigation

On Friday night, Assistant Vice President for Communications Dan Day confirmed that professor Sergio Verdú was dismissed from the faculty as of Sept. 22 following a University investigation into his conduct in relation to University policies that prohibit consensual relations with students and require honesty and cooperation in University matters.

NEWS | 09/29/2018