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Fulbright Scholarships Send Mason Alumnae Abroad

Fulbright Scholarships Send Mason Alumnae Abroad

Three College of Humanities and Social Sciences alumni were among this year's Fulbright scholarship winners. Patricia Rivera (BA government and international politics ’03 and MS conflict analysis and resolution ’07), Lauren-Claire Kelley (BA English '10) and Carol Petty (BA sociology '10) will study abroad this academic year.

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Sociology Alum Uses Real Life as a Drawing Board

Sociology Alum Uses Real Life as a Drawing Board

The George Mason University Field House is an on-campus social hub where friends can get together and enjoy organized or quick pickup games of basketball. For John Robinson, MA sociology ’10, it was also a classroom and research facility.

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Sociology and Anthropology Student Makes Most of Second Chance

Sociology and Anthropology Student Makes Most of Second Chance

Originally a marketing major, Shana De Jahrling returned to school to pursue a career in counseling with the Department of Sociology and Anthropology. Her internship with the Tragedy Assistant Program for Survivors has allowed her to pursue her passion for counseling and fill a void left by her cousin's tragic death in Afghanistan.

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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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