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A Chill November?

The days are slowly growing colder, the sky is darkening earlier, and the deadlines for final papers are growing closer and closer, but I

A Capitol Time

“Hey guys,” I said, “we’re literally running for Congress! Get it? We’re running towards the Capitol and that’s where Congress meets…” “We get it

Try to Remember

One of the great things about the W&M in Washington program is that I’m not that far away from William & Mary (heck, I’m still

Food for Thought

“In retrospect, it wasn’t the best idea to put Washington in the title,” our speaker told us last Friday. John Williamson, an economist, had

Books and Interns

Just a short walk from the W&M in Washington Office is the Middle East Institute. Located in a townhouse that dates to the 19th

“If You Spend Too Much Time Thinking About a Thing, You’ll Never Get It Done”

The title of this blog could not be more accurate.  I’ve spent a lot of time sitting at my computer wondering how in the

Welcome to Washington

If you had told me that I would get to have frozen yogurt with a former ambassador on my first day at the Middle

DC Summer Institute On Leadership & Community Engagement Comes To An End

This will be my final post about the DC Summer Institute on Leadership & Community Engagement.  It’s been an invaluable summer in Washington DC. 

Leadership: What I Learned During the DC Summer Institute on Leadership, Part 3

Closing Interview Comments Mike said people working in nonprofit need to be very connected to and committed to the mission of their organization –