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World Minded Spring 2019

VOL. 11, NO 2

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Established in 1989, the Reves Center for International Studies is today one of the premier centers for globalization in U.S. higher education. Its mission is to support and promote the internationalization of learning, teaching, research and community involvement at William & Mary through programs for education abroad, international students and scholars, and global engagement across the university. William & Mary is the number one public university for undergraduate study abroad participation, with over 50 percent of the university’s undergraduates studying outside the U.S. before graduation.

This year, more than 1,000 international students and scholars from nearly 70 countries have come to William & Mary. And the Reves Center encourages and assists numerous international strategic initiatives across the university, including the William & Mary Confucius Institute, which offers Chinese language and cultural activities to the campus and community, and the Global Research Institute, co-sponsored by the Faculty of Arts & Sciences, which supports faculty and student collaborations to find solutions to pressing global problems.

Read select stories from World Minded:
From the Director

An introduction by Stephen E. Hanson, Vice Provost for International Affairs and Director of the Reves Center for International Studies

In Their Own Words

A conversation with Jenni Franklin, Senior Assistant Dean of Admission, and Stephen Sechrist,Director, International Students, Scholars, and Programs.

The Measure of a Man

A Gates Scholar overcomes obstacles with a little inspiration from Marcus Aurelius.

Passport Thumb
CIEE Passport Caravan Visits W&M for the first time

Thanks to a partnership between the Global Education Office (GEO) at the Reves Center and the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE), eighty-five William & Mary students submitted their passport applications for free.

Women in Conflict
Women in the Field

Symposium Highlights Role of Women in Building Post-War Constitutions Around the World

Krill range shrinks poleward with ocean warming

Dr. Deborah Steinberg of William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science, a member of the National Science Foundation’s Palmer Long-Term Ecological Research program. PAL-LTER examines the long-term effects of climate change on the ocean ecosystem west of the Antarctic Peninsula.