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Finding magic in the unplanned: Highlighting traditions, culture, and adventures of the Samburu people

By Erin Dowd ’21 In March of 2020, I was lucky enough to be accepted as a Summer Fellow through the Global Research Institute.

Identifying a “Source of Hope” While Studying Economic Outcomes of Climate Change and Intergenerational Health Issues

By Madeline S. Helfer ’22 In the fall semester of 2019, Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics, Ranjan Shrestha, approached me with an opportunity. As

Distant Discovery: Science Education Through a Screen

By Maggie Sheridan ’22 When I applied to become a Sustainability Ambassador to William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) Discovery Lab

Solar Accessibility for Low- to Moderate-Income Communities

By Emma Rebour ’21 The Environmental Science & Policy major at William & Mary is characterized by its intersectional nature. Throughout my time at

We are the Schuyler Sisters

This summer, four brave undergraduates and one faculty advisor are dedicated to both geologic research and honoring the sensational Broadway musical Hamilton. You may

Three Tips for Transfer Students

Dear Transfers, Welcome to William & Mary! My name is Jacinta Das, and I am the Peer Advising Chair on the Executive Board of

Shoutout to My Professors

In terms of academics, this year was my favorite. The classes I took have been my favorites yet, because of the subject matter and

From Aspiring Mermaid to EcoAmbassador

By Sophia Chirico ’22 Children are the future. A few years ago, I would have said that meant me. Sometimes I still think of myself

Should You Do Research at William & Mary?

Something I never thought I would get involved in at William & Mary was research. During orientation in the fall of 2018, I spoke