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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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Frans B.M. de Waal to Lecture at Mason

Frans B.M. de Waal to Lecture at Mason

On Monday April 12 at 2 p.m., Frans BM de Waal, a Dutch-born ethologist/biologist known for his work on the social intelligence of primates, delivers a lecture, "The Age of Empathy: Primate Behavior and Human Society."

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Warren Brown and Robert Pinsky to Speak at Convocations

Warren Brown and Robert Pinsky to Speak at Convocations

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is proud to announce the speakers for this year’s convocation ceremonies. Warren Brown, the founder and owner of successful bakery CakeLove and Love Café’, and poet and author Robert Pinsky are the speakers for this year’s convocation ceremonies.

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For Students Who Want to Go Global, New Advisor is the Ticket

For Students Who Want to Go Global, New Advisor is the Ticket

Students looking to add a global component to their education are no longer on their own. In mid-August, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences hired sociology graduate student John Robinson to be the university’s first global programs advisor. In this role, Robinson, also an advisor for the Global Affairs Undergraduate Program, serves as a liaison between students in any major and various global education programs at Mason. Robinson steers students toward different programs based on their interests and needs.

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Rosenblum Works With Diversity Research Group

Rosenblum Works With Diversity Research Group

Dr. Karen Rosenblum of George Mason University’s Sociology and Anthropology Department has embarked on many projects as part of a special group called The Diversity Research Group. These projects have put students at the center ground-breaking research and exposed them to experiences outside of the traditional classroom.

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