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The reasons I grew to love W&M

To be honest, there were only a handful of reasons why I chose to attend W&M. For starters, W&M is well-respected in the academic

Charter Day Remarks: The Future of Knowledge

By Henry Crossman ’19 The best universities do two things well: they create knowledge and they share it with the world. At William &

Charter Day Remarks: Student-Led Innovation

By Aili Espigh ’17 I first heard about the Global Research Institute as a research opportunity on campus that paid. And while I first

The Difference Community Makes

A few years ago, I asked the students in the Aim 4 community leadership program to write down three ways they are different because

Kindness in Action

Last Friday afternoon, 150 people gathered in New Town for the kick-off event to celebrate a new Williamsburg community initiative: #WMBGkind. It’s much more

My Scholarship Story

I was asked to speak at a Scholarship Luncheon during Homecoming Weekend where both donors and scholarship recipients would hear my unique story. Why

Blending Development Theory and Practice in Guatemala

By Meghan Haslam, Global Research Institute Early last summer, 16 William & Mary undergraduate students peered out of dust-coated bus windows as they drove

An Undergrad’s Tale: Delivering Change through the Global Research Institute

By Alexander Nocks ’19 I discovered William & Mary’s Global Research Institute when I was in high school. A family friend was showing me

Coding for the Sustainable Development Goals in Rome – A Summer Fellow Internship

By Lauren Hobbs ’19 Walking into work on my first day, I stopped and stared at the United Nations flag waving above me, and