ITPIR Newshttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/rss.xmlITPIT RSSTue, 01 Apr 2014 15:03:37 -0400Cascade Servercreative@wm.eduTRIP lands MacArthur Foundation renewal granthttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/2016_TRIP-MacArthur-Foundation-Grant-Renewal.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/_images/trip/trip_logo_100x100.png" 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 strategyhttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/2016-aiddata-project-unveils-chinas-mysterious-african-development-strategy.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2016/thumbnails/strange-sqthumb.jpg" 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 & Maryhttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/former-nigerian-president-goodluck-jonathan-visits-william--mary.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/offices/revescenter/news/2015/Goodluck 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 peacehttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/the-bosnia-project-a-sustained-commitment-to-peace.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/bosniasquarethumb.jpg" 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 2015http://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/2015-Homecoming-International-Initiatives-Showcase-Tent.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/_images/news/International-Tent-thumbnail.jpg" 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 applicationshttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/aiddata-accepting-grant-apps.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/_images/aiddata/aiddata-thumb.jpg" 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 -0400TRIP lands largest grant ever - $500K from Carnegie Corporationhttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/2015-TRIP-Carnegie-Grant.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/_images/TRIP-logo-thumbnail.jpg" width="100px" alt="TRIP logo" /></div> ITPIR’ s Teaching, Research & International Policy (TRIP) has received a grant for $501,400, its largest award to date, from the Carnegie Corporation of New York. Wed, 07 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -0400Cellphones broaden business opportunities for Tanzanian womenhttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/cellphones-broaden-business-opportunities-for-tanzanian-women123.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/roessler sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="roessler sqthumb.jpg" /></div> Researchers from W&M are part of an effort to provide cellphones to Tanzanian businesswomen.Mon, 28 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0400Michael Horowitz: Could Terminator become a reality?http://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/horowitz-talks-drones-and-robots.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu" width="100px" alt="" /></div> The apocalypse, Skynet, the Terminator, and legions of drones and robots were the subjects Dr. Michael Horowitz’s public talk last month sponsored by the Institute for the Theory and Practice of International Relations (ITPIR). Fri, 18 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0400Chang: AidData 'critical' to university-led development networkhttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/chang-aiddata-critical-to-build-university-led-development-network.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/chang sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="chang sqthumb.jpg" /></div> Ann Mei Chang, executive director of the United States Global Development Lab at USAID, praised AidData info for helping to better target development dollars.Mon, 14 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0400The William & Mary Bosnia Project: Inspiring Compassion in Bosnian Youth http://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/2015-Bosnia-Project.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/_images/2015-Bosnia- square.jpg" width="100px" alt="The 2015 Bosnia Project" /></div> 2015 story about The Bosnia Project's summer activities.Wed, 02 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0400Spatial PSM and International Development Seminar Serieshttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/spatial-psm-and-international-development-seminar-series.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu" width="100px" alt="" /></div> ITPIR will be having a presentation series, where we will be bringing people from various universities/organizations to talk about spatial PSM and International Development. Click the link for the full schedule. Wed, 05 Aug 2015 16:15:00 -0400Young African leaders come to William & Maryhttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/yali.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/yali sqthumb 2.jpg" width="100px" alt="" /> </div> 2015 Mandela Washington Fellows are being hosted through William & Mary's partnership with the Presidential Precinct.Fri, 17 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -04004 students working as HESN summer internshttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/hesninterns.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/hesn sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="hesn sqthumb.jpg" /> </div> They've been assigned to departments within USAID bureaus in Washington, D.C.Thu, 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -04004 students working as HESN summer internshttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/2016-PIPS-Students-chosen-for-Diplomacy-Lab.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/hesn sqthumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="hesn sqthumb.jpg" /> </div> They've been assigned to departments within USAID bureaus in Washington, D.C.Thu, 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400Opinions of IR scholars, public differ on world criseshttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/Opinions-of-ir-scholars,-public,-differ-on-world-crises.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/TRIP content.jpg" width="100px" alt="TRIP content.jpg" /></div> W&M's TRIP and University of Wisconsin's WIPPO polls are a step forward in studying how — and perhaps why — expert and public opinion on international politics and policy issues differs. Thu, 09 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400Opinions of IR scholars, public differ on world criseshttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/Opinions-of-ir-scholars,-public,-differ-on-world-crises1.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/TRIP content.jpg" width="100px" alt="TRIP content.jpg" /></div> W&M's TRIP and University of Wisconsin's WIPPO polls are a step forward in studying how — and perhaps why — expert and public opinion on international politics and policy issues differs. Thu, 09 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0400AidData’s new ‘Marketplace of Ideas for Policy Change’ report reveals how external influences shape developing country reformshttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/aiddatas-new-marketplace-of-ideas-for-policy-change-report-reveals-how-external-influences-shape-developing-country-reforms.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/_images/aiddata/aiddata-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="AidData" /></div> Despite the considerable time, money and effort expended by donors, international organizations, and NGOs to influence policy change in developing countries, there is a lack of understanding about how they can most effectively influence reform efforts on the ground. In a new report launched today, AidData draws upon the firsthand experiences and observations of nearly 6,750 policymakers and practitioners in 126 developing countries to answer these critical questions.Fri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400AidData’s new ‘Marketplace of Ideas for Policy Change’ report reveals how external influences shape developing country reformshttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/aiddatas-new-marketplace-of-ideas-for-policy-change-report-reveals-how-external-influences-shape-developing-country-reforms1.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/_images/aiddata/aiddata-thumb.jpg" width="100px" alt="AidData" /></div> Despite the considerable time, money and effort expended by donors, international organizations, and NGOs to influence policy change in developing countries, there is a lack of understanding about how they can most effectively influence reform efforts on the ground. In a new report launched today, AidData draws upon the firsthand experiences and observations of nearly 6,750 policymakers and practitioners in 126 developing countries to answer these critical questions.Fri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 -0400Mapping recoveryhttp://www.wm.edu/offices/itpir/news/mapping-recovery-aiddata.php <div style="float:left; margin-right:8px;" ><img src="http://www.wm.edu/news/images/2015/thumbnails/OpenStreetMap/at-work200.jpg" width="100px" alt="at-work200.jpg" /> </div> William & Mary students participate in crowdsource mapping to provide data to the relief effort underway following a devastating earthquake in Nepal. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0400