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Mason Senior's Immersive Summer of Education

Mason Senior's Immersive Summer of Education

Integrative studies student Dominique Dowling spent the summer as a Governor's Fellow: working in the office of Virginia Secretary of Education Atif Quarni, MA History 2009, she was one of twenty-five students and recent graduates who learned up close how Virginia's executive branch works.

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Dale Receives Invitational Fellowship for Research in Japan

Dale Receives Invitational Fellowship for Research in Japan

Dr. John Dale received an Invitational Fellowship for Research in Japan from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS). He will be working with his colleague, Nobuhiro Aizawa at Kyushu University from early November 2021 through January 2022. The title of the research project is "Re-Working Japan’s Automated Warehouses: Cobotics, Social Autonomy, and Human Rights."

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Immigrant workers in "green" jobs

Immigrant workers in "green" jobs

The Institute for Immigration Research (IIR) has released a new paper, "Foreign-Born Green Job Workers in the United States." This paper highlights the role immigrant workers play in green jobs - those jobs that either benefit the environment directly or make their establishment's production more environmentally friendly. Twenty-three percent of all green job workers in the United States are foreign born and, in some sectors like building cleaning and maintenance, the share of immigrant workers is much higher.

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Registration Awareness Week

Registration Awareness Week

Registration Awareness Week is happening Now, April 5-9! Fall courses are available to view on Patriot Web. Make sure you meet with your academic advisor to discuss your plans!

IIR Releases New Report on Immigrants Working on Covid-19 Vaccine

IIR Releases New Report on Immigrants Working on Covid-19 Vaccine

In 2020, none of the Nobel Prize winners from the United States are foreign-born individuals. However, four of this year’s 12 Laureates are foreign born and have been associated with U.S. research institutions or universities at some point in their careers. In addition, four of the 21 MacArthur Fellows and at least four of the 22 Schmidt Science Fellows are foreign born and living in the United States. Moreover, immigrants are among the scientists and researchers working to find a COVID-19 vaccine. This report profiles all of these high-achieving immigrants.

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The College Greets President Gregory Washington

The College Greets President Gregory Washington

On Tuesday, October 6, the college met virtually with Mason's 8th president, Gregory Washington, who discussed the challenges facing the university and the larger community, and the role of the humanities in addressing them.

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