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Teaching Online at William & Mary: An Experiment

Like most college professors, I had to transition abruptly to online teaching in March 2020 because of COVID-19. Until then, I had never Zoomed

Twenty for 2020

The starkness of the past two months has provided ample time to reflect on what makes the academic enterprise at William & Mary special

How AidData Students Work To Solve Real-World Problems

By Martin Pan ’20 What is China’s intent when it made development investments to other countries? Is China using “debt-trap diplomacy”? What sectors and

ABC Project develops alternative cross-cultural engagement initiatives in response to COVID-19 crisis

By Ethan Brown ’21 The past two months have been challenging for every William & Mary community member. COVID-19 has suspended in person classes,

Dreaming of a time before quarantine… Studying Abroad as a Transfer

Hello readers! While I’m stuck at home during quarantine, I find myself daydreaming about venturing out into the world… which brings me to the

NukeLab Remains Focused on Conducting Student-Faculty Research During Covid-19

By Katie Spofford ’22 When I joined the Global Research Institute as a Programming Research Assistant in the fall of 2019, I was overwhelmed

Tips From a Freshman: Making the Most of the Global Research Institute

By Pooja Tanjore ’23 Time flies. Taking a gap year before attending William & Mary made me realize how quickly one year could go

Geological Field Tripping in Cyberspace

Early April is the time when my Earth Structure & Dynamics class ventures to the Appalachians for a weekend of learning and intellectual companionship. 

A College Senior’s Parting Words to the Global Research Institute

By Suzie Bae ’20 Like many seniors, I was heartbroken when I found out that my last semester at a place I love so