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Separate but Connected: Summer with the Global Research Institute

By Maggie Manson ’22 When the COVID-19 pandemic hit and universities throughout the world had to transition to virtual learning, many students were faced

How a Virtual Summer Research Internship at GRI Fostered Community and Career Development

By Sasan Faraj ’23 Going into this past summer, I didn’t know what to expect of it. Buildings were closed, internships were cancelled, and

A W&M Sophomore’s Experience Conducting Research in Tanzania Through GRI

By Ethan Harrison ’20 “Alright, Ethan you’re up!” — with those words, I (nervously) began to present the research I had worked on for

The Long Arm of Authoritarianism: Possibilities for Repression and Opportunities for Change

By Katherine Armstrong ’20 For most of my life, I thought of migration as possibility. The possibility to live, work, put down roots, and

Disinformation Ink Spots: A Framework to Combat Authoritarian Disinformation Campaigns

Editors Note: The Project on International Peace and Security (PIPS) is one of the premier undergraduate think tanks in the country. Based at W&M’s

Clashing Codes of Conduct: Asymmetric Ethics and the Biotech Revolution

Editors Note: The Project on International Peace and Security (PIPS) is one of the premier undergraduate think tanks in the country. Based at W&M’s

From Policy to the Real World: An Undergraduates Experience with PIPS

By Jahnavi Prabhala ’22 Right before I joined The Project on International Peace and Security (PIPS), an undergraduate think tank based at W&M’s Global

Ignite Research Lab Maintains its Community Partnerships Amid COVID-19

By Hayes Pearce ’22 Research isn’t linear, and COVID-19 has certainly reminded us of that. While many of our lives have been uprooted by

A Women-Powered Team of Six Paves the Way for Human Rights Research at W&M

By Alexandra Byrne ’23 I find it hard to believe that anyone who is a student at William & Mary would not know the