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How AidData Students Work To Solve Real-World Problems

By Martin Pan ’20 What is China’s intent when it made development investments to other countries? Is China using “debt-trap diplomacy”? What sectors and

Tips From a Freshman: Making the Most of the Global Research Institute

By Pooja Tanjore ’23 Time flies. Taking a gap year before attending William & Mary made me realize how quickly one year could go

Pen Pals Enhance Civic Agency and Connections During Pandemic

Guest blogger Sonia Kinkhabwala ’21 shares the story of how Pen Pals went from an idea to a program in a few days during

Rose, bud, thorn

Within a week of arriving at William & Mary, I learned the “rose-bud-thorn” exercise, often used  during reflection in classes and clubs. We’re a

In the Field with Mobile Microinsurance

By Maisie Sapner ’20, Laura Schwartz ’20 and Elizabeth Sutterlin ’20 Our team led by mentor Professor Phil Roessler, competed for Shark Tank funding

Teaching for the W&M Washington Center

Throughout my educational training, I was committed to delaying specialization and instead explore communities. I majored in Sociology, Communication and later Counseling Psychology and

Will Smith ‘14 Shares Experience and Advice at the Global Research Institute’s First Insider Insights Event of the Semester

By Jane Handa ’21 W&M’s Global Research Institute kicked off the fall semester with a packed house Insider Insights event featuring Will Smith ‘14.

Clubs & Organizations at W&M

Hello! In my introductory post, I mentioned being involved in a few organizations around campus. Today, I thought I would share a little more

Students Experience the Power of the Tribe Network in Washington, D.C.

By Ana Suárez Global Research Institute On Wednesday, July 10th in Washington D.C., over thirty William & Mary alums beat the summer heat in