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Skills of Freedom

A year ago, I gave this assignment to students in my community engagement course: Select and practice one skill that you believe will support

Diving Deep: A Fresh Look at Internships & Fellowship Opportunities

By Colleen Norton ’21 In the summer of 2020, the murder of George Floyd sparked demonstrations across the U.S. in support of the countless

Running Your Race – A Syllabus for Well-Being

Guest blogger, Pietro Marino ’23 writes about his running journey as part of life at W&M. We know that accomplishment includes the concepts of

What I Learned from “Teaching Race”

Continuing our commitment to anti-racist learning and action, Office of Community Engagement staff recently finished reading Teaching Race: Helping Students Unmask and Challenge Racism,

Fall 2020 Book Report

Those who know me personally know I love to read. I once created a Facebook album (back when those were a thing) just of

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

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

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