A $1.5-million grant from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation supports the William & Mary research lab’s efforts to inform the design and delivery of foreign aid and credit to the Global South, and give leaders and citizens in developing countries more voice.
Two grants from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation will strengthen William & Mary's partnerships with African organizations and expand data on Chinese financing.
New support for the GRI totaling $1.9 million will enhance the university’s ability to address critical international challenges through groundbreaking research, innovative teaching and strengthened connections between the academic world and policymakers.
Austin Strange '12 wanted to learn more about the global impacts of Chinese aid and sought out the Director of AidData, Brad Parks, for guidance.
W&M’s Global Research Institute empowers teams of students and faculty to make a difference in the world. We are a multidisciplinary hub that brings together academics, practitioners, and students to apply research to real world issues. This is a community of problem solvers, delivering applied research at the highest levels. Big ideas live here.
I walked in to the Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze on a June day in 2015 with one goal in mind, and emerged with something completely unexpected transcribed on my laptop: a lost letter written to Thomas Jefferson by Filippo Mazzei, Italian patriot of the American Revolution.
From William & Mary to the world: Will Smith '14 chronicles his journey that started with a “Politics in Africa” course at W&M and eventually led to the establishment of the LEAD Monrovia Football Academy in Liberia.
Meet Alex Acker '00, Co-Founder and Brewmaster of Jing-A Brewery in Beijing, China.