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Fall 2021 Public Sociology Conference: Building An Interdisciplinary Community Through Public Sociology

Fall 2021 Public Sociology Conference: Building An Interdisciplinary Community Through Public Sociology

Now more than ever, we need a rebirth in our approaches and relationships to one another, our overarching institutions, and innovations. Public sociologists can help ensure equitable and sustainable approaches to the problems that impact us all at a time when creative and inclusive inter-collaborative resolutions have never been needed more. Interdisciplinarity can guide and inform the task of reimagining and implementing inclusive, data-driven approaches to solving these complex problems. Join the Public Sociology Association's 7th annual Public Sociology conference around Building an Interdisciplinary Community through Public Sociology October 20th-22nd on Zoom!

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Letter to the Editor: George Mason Hikes Tuition Twice During Pandemic

Letter to the Editor: George Mason Hikes Tuition Twice During Pandemic

Carol Petty, a Sociology PhD Candidate and representative on the AAUP-Mason's Graduate Committee, recently published in the Fourth-Estate opinion pages where she wrote about back-to-back tuition increases on graduate students during COVID. Her work with the AAUP Graduate Committee centers around organizing and advocating on behalf of all graduate students at Mason.

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October Events with CHSS Research

October Events with CHSS Research

CHSS Research will host two events in October. October 7 is the Introduction to International and Foreign Language Education programs in the Department of Education, and October 22 is the Research Support Overview and Refresher.

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Fall Open Call Portrait Session

Fall Open Call Portrait Session

Creative Services Photography will be holding a FREE OPEN CALL photo session for new faculty, staff, and administrators on October 6. Participants must sign up for a time slot.

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Linda Seligmann Named to the Virginia Humanities Board of Directors

Linda Seligmann Named to the Virginia Humanities Board of Directors

Dr. Linda Seligmann, Professor Emerita in Anthropology, has been appointed by Governor Ralph Northam to a three-year term to the Virginia Humanities Foundation Board. The Virginia Humanities Board of Directors, made up of individuals who are passionate about the humanities, oversees organizational policy and programming. The board members are broadly representative of the citizens of the Commonwealth and its various civic, ethnic, and minority group interests.

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