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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

The Climate Corner of the VIMS Discovery Lab

By Mary Kasputis ’21 and Jen Dunn ’20 This year, we had the opportunity to work with the Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (CBNERR)

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

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