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World Minded Winter 2024

VOL. 16, NO 2

Read the entire issue onlineThe Reves Center for International Studies advances the internationalization of teaching, learning and research at William & Mary, ensuring an international dimension is present in the university's priorities. Global education, support for international students and scholars, and the enrichment of our global community are at the heart of the Reves Center’s work. Established in 1989, the Reves Center is today one of the premier international centers in higher education.

You can read the entire issue online, read selected articles below or download a pdf.

 Read selected stories from this issue of World Minded:
Teresa Longo
From the Director

An introduction by Dr. Teresa Longo, Associate Provost for International Affairs and Executive Director of the Reves Center for International Studies

A career game plan leads to Singapore

Cam Jones ’24 parlays his gaming experience with the varsity and club esports programs at W&M into an internship at a cutting edge company in Singapore.

Keio program maintains longstanding impact

The Keio University/William & Mary Cross-Cultural Collaboration is a program centered on experiential learning which allows both Japanese and American students to study questions of cultural difference and national identity.

Promoting Gender Equality in the Egyptian Justice System

Three lawyers and their translator came to Williamsburg as part of the State Department’s Egypt Project. The objective: to illustrate the evolution of the rule of law in the U.S.; to introduce them to female legal leaders in the academic, public, and private sectors; and to promote international cooperation in strengthening women’s leadership in and access to justice.

A lesson in chemistry: Study abroad as catalyst

The winter faculty-led study abroad program in Heidelberg, Germany, first conducted in January 2023 and led by Tyler Meldrum, shows study abroad can be an effective applied learning experience for any student, but especially students in STEM fields, and can help clarify life and career goals, as well as provide personal and professional growth and opportunities.

The Uninvited Host: Telling the story of the true cost of tourism in Goa

From December 7-18, 2023, Gallery Gitanjali: Panjim Pousada in Goa hosted an exhibit that was the brainchild of R. Benedito Ferrão, assistant professor of English & Asian and Pacific Islander American Studies. Entitled “The Uninvited,” it featured works by Goan artist Angela Ferrão (no relation) that are the result of a collaboration that has produced, in addition to the exhibit, a printed and digital comic book. It was the culmination of more than a year’s worth of work, mostly long distance, driven by scholarship and creativity as well as passion.