Monthly Archives: October 2012

2013 Cádiz Summer Program

William & Mary students who have taken HISP 376-01 or HISP 376-02 will want to consider participating in the five-week Cádiz, Spain program this coming summer. Students will live in Cádiz with a host family who will not only provide all meals, but … Continue reading

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Live As Your Champion

I was lying on the hospital bed, smelling bleach; all I could hear was the sound of silence and the sobs of my mother. The doctors had just drilled my pelvis and took a tube of my bone marrow for … Continue reading

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Ready. Set. Go.

After months of anticipation, fear, and excitement, the day has finally come. Today I leave for Scotland. I can honestly say that since I received my acceptance letter last spring, I have gone through more emotions than I thought possible. … Continue reading

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Interning in D.C.: Thinking Globally

This summer in Washington, D.C. has been a whirlwind of experiences with both highs and lows, but I wouldn’t trade it for anything else. My internship at a think-tank has allowed me to consider many of the latest ideas and … Continue reading

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Damilola Ashaolu: 2012 ISV Magazine Scholarship Finalist

The first time I left home, I was 11 and headed to boarding school. I remember feeling like I was going to prison and that my family didn’t love me anymore. It took one day amongst other children in the … Continue reading

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International W&M Video – Spanish Language

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International W&M Video

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Interning at the State Department

When I was first contacted by the Department of State and offered a position with the Office of the Coordinator of U.S. Assistance to Europe and Eurasia, it was a dream come true! My first introduction to international development occurred … Continue reading

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The Funeral

We bounced down a dirt road, the driver navigating around potholes so big they threatened to swallow our van whole. We turned off onto an even narrower road with steep sides giving way to flooded rice fields. I could hear … Continue reading

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