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Two Environmental and Sustainability Studies majors were selected as Global Sustainability Scholars

Two Environmental and Sustainability Studies majors were selected as Global Sustainability Scholars

The rising juniors, both of whom are majoring in environmental and sustainability studies, have been selected as Global Sustainability Scholars, a National Science Foundation and Future Earth program focusing on global sustainable development that trains undergraduate students from groups underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. During three summers, students travel abroad, conduct research and build their professional networks.

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Three SIS Faculty Awarded Grants

Three SIS Faculty Awarded Grants

Dr. Al Fuertes was awarded the 2019 Term Faculty Development Fund. Dr. Graziella McCarron & Dr. Aoi Yamanaka were awarded the 2019 NASPA (Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Ed) grant.

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SIS Alum took home top prize at LGBTQ Research Symposium.

SIS Alum took home top prize at LGBTQ Research Symposium.

Jayna Tavarez, who majored in INTS with a Social Justice & Human Rights concentration, just won the Outstanding Student Paper Award for an essay she wrote based on her masters thesis. She received the award from the LGBTQ Research Symposium, a national gathering in its seventh year, which met this year in Illinois.

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Integrative Studies Student, Evarachel Maurojorge, Takes Home a Gold Medal for Mason Winter Guard

Integrative Studies Student, Evarachel Maurojorge, Takes Home a Gold Medal for Mason Winter Guard

Mason Open is part of George Mason University’s Green Machine Ensembles and uses flags, replica rifles, sabers, movement and dance in an elaborate, theatrical experience. The Mason team has 30 members and competes all over the country, from January to April, ending at the WGI finals in Dayton, Ohio