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Ethical Challenges in Political Science: A Panel Discussion

Featuring Faculty Researchers from the Global Research Institute By Jane Handa ’21 On Friday, February 15, the Social Science Research Methods Center hosted a

Charter Day Remarks: The Future of Knowledge

By Henry Crossman ’19 The best universities do two things well: they create knowledge and they share it with the world. At William &

Charter Day Remarks: Student-Led Innovation

By Aili Espigh ’17 I first heard about the Global Research Institute as a research opportunity on campus that paid. And while I first

Blending Development Theory and Practice in Guatemala

By Meghan Haslam, Global Research Institute Early last summer, 16 William & Mary undergraduate students peered out of dust-coated bus windows as they drove

An Undergrad’s Tale: Delivering Change through the Global Research Institute

By Alexander Nocks ’19 I discovered William & Mary’s Global Research Institute when I was in high school. A family friend was showing me

Coding for the Sustainable Development Goals in Rome – A Summer Fellow Internship

By Lauren Hobbs ’19 Walking into work on my first day, I stopped and stared at the United Nations flag waving above me, and

Shark Tank 2018 – Concept Notes

Adapted from original article by Sara K. Eskridge. Shark Tank is a research competition where students pitch international policy-relevant concepts to a panel of judges,

A New Name

We used to be known as (take a deep breath) the “Institute for the Theory & Practice of International Relations.” Yep, 19 syllables.  

Learning to listen: Community engagement in Uganda

By Emily Mudd ’19 Once upon a time, along the banks of the Zambezi River, a development project focused on tomato cultivation failed hilariously