Press Releases: Under Secretary Shannon Judges Shark Tank Competition

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
August 1, 2017

Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas A. Shannon, Jr., will travel to Williamsburg, Virginia, August 3-4, to judge a Shark Tank research competition at the College of William & Mary.

The Shark Tank competition will convene teams of William & Mary students who will pitch policy-relevant, international research proposals, and compete for funding. The event is sponsored by the College’s Institute for the Theory and Practice of International Relations (ITPIR).

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