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Mason Senior's Immersive Summer of Education

Mason Senior's Immersive Summer of Education

Integrative studies student Dominique Dowling spent the summer as a Governor's Fellow: working in the office of Virginia Secretary of Education Atif Quarni, MA History 2009, she was one of twenty-five students and recent graduates who learned up close how Virginia's executive branch works.

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Mason's Honeybee Initiative Supported by CHSS Volunteers

Mason's Honeybee Initiative Supported by CHSS Volunteers

Mason's Honeybee Initiative, founded in 2013 and now housed in the School of Business, offers meaningful experiences for volunteers such as Debra Lattanzi Shutika, chair, Department of English, MA American Literature '93, and integrative studies alumna Alessandra Castaneda, BS Individualized Study '19.

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Immigrant workers in "green" jobs

Immigrant workers in "green" jobs

The Institute for Immigration Research (IIR) has released a new paper, "Foreign-Born Green Job Workers in the United States." This paper highlights the role immigrant workers play in green jobs - those jobs that either benefit the environment directly or make their establishment's production more environmentally friendly. Twenty-three percent of all green job workers in the United States are foreign born and, in some sectors like building cleaning and maintenance, the share of immigrant workers is much higher.

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