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Spring 2022 Commencement and Degree Celebrations on May 20

Spring 2022 Commencement and Degree Celebrations on May 20

Mason's Commencement will be in-person on Friday, May 20, at 10:00 am. The college's Degree Celebration for the Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies, including the School of Integrative Studies, takes place May 20 at 2:00 pm; the Degree Celebration for the Social Sciences takes place May 20 at 6:00 pm.

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Mason sociology student advocates for those with disabilities

Mason sociology student advocates for those with disabilities

Meet Charlotte Woodward, a senior sociology student who is a voice for those with disabilities: on social media, through her work with the National Down Syndrome Society, and before the Virginia General Assembly. Year: Senior Major: Sociology ​with a concentration in Inequality and Social Change

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George Mason University at 50

George Mason University at 50

As George Mason University recognizes 50 years as an independent university, the College of Humanities reflects on how it has been an important part of Mason from the very start.

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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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