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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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A message supporting our international students

A message supporting our international students

This week, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced that it would discontinue visa exceptions for international students on F-1 visas who take all of their courses for the semester online. This decision could force hundreds of thousands of international students to leave the United States and threatens to interrupt the academic work of more than 3,000 students here at George Mason University.

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