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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.

Relying on Creativity

When I first took the Life Values Inventory, I remember looking down at my results as Dr. Kelly Crace explained that Achievement, Responsibility, and

Dear Professor Pieper

Dear Professor Pieper, I know it’s been ten years since I was in your class and by now I can call you Chris, but

Learning to Transgress

How do I tell the story of five Office of Community Engagement colleagues reading bell hooks’ Teaching to Transgress? I can tell you that the

Money Matters

For the last five months I have been working to make sustainable anti-racism changes in my life. Having read a lot of internet lists

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

What I (Don’t) Know

About a month ago, I was on what felt like the tenth Zoom call in a row centered on the statement, “there’s so much

The Third William & Mary

Years ago, I shared my reflections to the graduating Class of 2013 about their connection to the two William & Marys: Close your eyes

4 Things I Wish I Knew When Applying to Graduate School

While the path to college is pretty well defined, the path to graduate school is…less so. I decided that I wanted to attend William