ITPIR News RSSTue, 01 Apr 2014 15:03:37 -0400Cascade Servercreative@wm.eduWilliam & Mary Student Voices Heard on the Global Development Stage <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="TechCon Group Thumbnail" /></div> ITPIR students and faculty recently participated in the annual TechCon, which took place at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.Thu, 02 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500Joseph Wong: Reaching the Unreachable <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="Joseph Wong" /></div> United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) #1: To end poverty in all its forms, everywhere. According to Professor Joseph Wong, this daunting challenge can one day be solved. The development world continues to offer solutions to alleviate global poverty, piece by piece. However, the biggest obstacle to progress lies with the “second to last mile” on the road to poverty reduction: the delivery.Sat, 26 Nov 2016 10:00:00 -0500Davis Sisters Research Beyond the Classroom <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Summer break is the perfect opportunity for students to bring recently acquired skills and the research they started in Williamsburg into the world. This desire to take research from the classroom to the field is exactly what brought sisters Caroline and Megan Davis, ’17, halfway across the globe this past summer. Caroline, who has been involved with ITPIR since her freshman year, headed to the Philippines as an AidData Summer Fellow in the Philippines. Megan joined a team of undergraduate research assistants who traveled to Tanzania with Prof. Phil Roessler, Director of the Center for African Development (CAD).Sun, 21 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0400AidData among provisional winners of DREAMS innovation challenge <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="logo200.jpg" /></div> PEPFAR, the United States President’s Emergency Plan For Aids Relief, announced this week that William & Mary’s AidData is one of the provisional winners of its $85 million DREAMS innovation challenge to reduce HIV infections among adolescent girls and women in sub-Saharan African countries.Thu, 21 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400W&M hosts Mandela Washington Fellows <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="yali-thumb" /></div> On July 17, William & Mary will welcome 25 of Africa’s brightest, emerging civic leaders for 15 days of leadership training, public policy seminars and mentorship and collaboration with local faculty and community members.Fri, 15 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400W&M grad awarded fellowship to study Arabic in Oman <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="spivey thumb" /></div> Austin Spivey '16 will travel to Oman in the fall as part of an intensive language study program. Thu, 19 May 2016 10:00:00 -0400W&M wins Madison Cup. End of debate. <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src=" sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="debate sqthumb.jpg" /></div> Debate team members Ben Marks and Venu Katta take home the top prize in the prestigious competition featuring 35 other schools.Wed, 04 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400Could 'sand diplomacy' temper Chinese aggression? <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src=" sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="blair sqthumb.jpg" /></div> W&M senior Amanda Blair produced a white paper on the subject and delivered it at a PIPS research symposium on campus and tonight at the National Press Club.Fri, 15 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400Ellen Stofan and Tim Dunn boldly support W&M's international initiatives​ <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="" /></div> Ellen R. Stofan '83, D.Sc. '16 and Timothy P. Dunn '83 are fueling innovative research efforts and programs across campus with a significant commitment to the For the Bold campaign.Thu, 14 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400W&M senior named Carnegie Junior Fellow <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="Carnegie thumb" /></div> Becca Brown ’16 is one of just 14 students nationwide selected for the program by the Carnegie Endowment for International PeaceThu, 14 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400W&M receives Simon Award for internationalization <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="" /></div> W&M has been recognized as one of the top U.S. institutions for internationalization.Tue, 22 Mar 2016 09:01:00 -0400W&M senior named Luce Scholar,-second-in-universitys-history-.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="lucescholar-thumb" /></div> International relations major Rebecca Schectman ’16 will spend a year working in Asia as a Luce Scholar, a nationally competitive fellowship programFri, 04 Mar 2016 10:00:00 -05008th TRIP Snap Poll <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="8th TRIP IR Scholar Snap Poll Thumbnail" /></div> International Relations scholars select which presidential candidate they believe will best lead the United States in foreign policy.Wed, 02 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0500The Bosnia Project hosts screening & talk by producer/director <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="The Unidentified Thumbnail" /></div> The Bosnia Project hosted a screening of “The Unidentified," along with a discussion and Q&A with director and producer Marija Ristic from 5 - 7 p.m., Monday, Feb. 29, in Tucker 127A.Mon, 08 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0500TRIP lands MacArthur Foundation renewal grant <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="Trip Logo" /></div> TRIP lands MacArthur Foundation renewal grantFri, 08 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -0500AidData project unveils China's mysterious African development strategy <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="strange sqthumb.jpg" /></div> With one simple question and uncommon determination, Austin Strange '12 initiated a study that has challenged assumptions about China's development activities in Africa.Mon, 04 Jan 2016 00:00:00 -0500Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan Visits William & Mary <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src=" Jonathan thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="Goodluck Jonathan" /></div> Goodluck Jonathan hosted by the Presidential Precinct.Tue, 15 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -0500The Bosnia Project: A sustained commitment to peace <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="bosniathumb" /></div> W&M's student-led Bosnia Project continues to have an impact 20 years after peace was brokered in the region.Mon, 14 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -0500Embracing Internationalism: Boosting global efforts at Homecoming 2015 <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="" /></div> William & Mary faculty, students and staff in the international arena joined forces during Homecoming Weekend to show off William & Mary’s international programs to alumni and visitors to the College.Mon, 09 Nov 2015 14:00:00 -0500AidData accepting research grant applications <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="" width="100px" alt="AidData" /></div> AidData Project within the Institute for the Theory and Practice of International Relations (ITPIR) invites current William & Mary Professional and Instructional Faculty to apply for funding to support new or ongoing research that utilizes its data to advance our knowledge of development finance.Tue, 20 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -0400