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From Scotland Street to the World: Student researchers reflect on Fall 2021 events

By Caroline Mahoney ’22 In the midst of changing circumstances due to the pandemic, GRI aimed to maintain high-quality research and learning experiences for

Turning the page into a new chapter: From dissertation to book

By Alexandra Byrne ’23 In an effort to hone her book’s argument, organization, and style before it goes to publishers for review, Assistant Professor

Finding Alternatives to Single-Use plastics: A Major Step for Sustainability at William & Mary

By Grace Phillips ‘23 A huge contributor to climate change, pollution, and environmental degradation is something that many people use each day — plastics.

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.

Identifying a “Source of Hope” While Studying Economic Outcomes of Climate Change and Intergenerational Health Issues

By Madeline S. Helfer ’22 In the fall semester of 2019, Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics, Ranjan Shrestha, approached me with an opportunity. As

TUFF Cookies: Students aim for policy impact through hard-hitting research, part two

By Kyra Solomon, Brad Parks, Soren Patterson This blog was re-posted from The First Tranche. View the original post. The result of more than 100

TUFF Cookies: Students aim for policy impact through hard-hitting research, part one

By Kyra Solomon, Brad Parks, Soren Patterson This blog was re-posted from The First Tranche. View the original post. Over the last two decades, China

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

Distant Discovery: Science Education Through a Screen

By Maggie Sheridan ’22 When I applied to become a Sustainability Ambassador to William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) Discovery Lab