Before students travel abroad to promote data literacy and use of aid information in decision-making, they get the opportunity to live and work with AidData staff who act as resources for any AidData-related questions and serve as the students’ own Williamsburg tour guides.
Students aren't the only ones that get graded at William & Mary.
When Dylan Waugh '07 took a service trip to Nicaragua he wasn't too sure of what he had gotten himself into - he certainly couldn't have predicted the trip would result in his forming a new service organization.
SHOW Day is an opportunity for new William & Mary students to volunteer with community agencies and nonprofit organizations - not only to lend a hand but also learn a little about their new community in the process.
The History Writing Resource Center (HWRC) is a little known William & Mary asset making a huge impact on campus and beyond.
When the black SUVs rolled onto the tiny street in Petersburg, you knew that this was the arrival of no ordinary volunteer.
Not many professors can claim to have uncovered the real man behind a great American myth, let alone count Bruce Springsteen as their friend.
There are moments in life when words fail you. For Lydia Dambekalns '81, one of those moments was in rural Kenya, a few months into her service as a Peace Corps volunteer, talking to the leader of a local women's group in broken Swahili about her sick chickens.
Weather along the banks of the Chesapeake Bay can change overnight. One day you're enjoying warm sand between your toes and the fragrant hint of coconut in your SPF 45. The next day you're digging out your rain gear and hoping that the power will stay on.
Seeing a bald eagle is a thrill that never wears thin and some of the best places on the East Coast to see our national bird are within a few minutes drive of William & Mary's campus.