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Recent MAIS Graduate Focuses on Global Water Issues

Recent MAIS Graduate Focuses on Global Water Issues

Shannyn Snyder, who received her master of arts in interdisciplinary studies with a focus on anthropology and global health in 2010, connects water, health and culture in her research. Snyder works for a local non-profit putting her studies to good work.

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Mayrose Wins Best Poster

Mayrose Wins Best Poster

Kattey L. Mayrose (Anthropology '12) was awarded the "Best Poster Presentation at the 2010 Undergraduate Research Symposium" for her poster, "Preservation of Vietnamese Business Cultural Beliefs: Ethnographic Survey of Eden Center, Northern Virginia."

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Student Award Recipients

Student Award Recipients

Each year, departments and programs present awards to their outstanding students. The college is proud to announce the recipients of these awards for 2009-2010. Congratulations to all the department's students for their outstanding achievements.

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Mason Graduate Receives Enhanced Chancellors Fellowship

Mason Graduate Receives Enhanced Chancellors Fellowship

Hayley Jackson, a 2009 graduate of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, has been awarded the Enhanced Chancellors Fellowship at the City University of New York (CUNY) to fund her doctoral studies. This prestigious fellowship will fully fund Hayley for five years as she works toward her PhD at CUNY. Hayley’s research interests are in the field of urban education, and she is excited to study sociology in New York City.

Jacobs Named Williams Lecturer

Jacobs Named Williams Lecturer

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology is delighted and honored to announce that Professor Mark Jacobs, sociology, has been named the 2010-2011 Williams Lecturer by the Eastern Sociology Society.

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