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Adventures in Rhino Sitting

Adventures in Rhino Sitting

School of Integrative Studies senior, Ashley Fortner gained hands-on experience while she worked a summer internship, helping oversee 40 rhinoceros at White Oak Conservation in Yulee, Fla.

Looking for a Fall Course? Here Are Some Good Ones!

Looking for a Fall Course? Here Are Some Good Ones!

Educational inequality. Social innovation. Public relations. Human rights. These courses, offered in fall 2016, will expand your view on real issues that affect the world around us. No matter what your major, your awareness of any of these big issues will bring new perspective to your education. Learn more!

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The School of Integrative Studies

The School of Integrative Studies

Spring 2016 brought an important change to one of George Mason University’s most vital and forward-looking academic components. With a bold eye to the future, New Century College (NCC) changed its name. Effective May 2016, New Century College became the School of Integrative Studies (SIS).

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Class of 2016 Convocation

Class of 2016 Convocation

On May 12th, New Century College (NCC) celebrated the graduation of the 200 members of its class of 2016. This was the final convocation held under the NCC mantle, as the unit has since been renamed the School of Integrative Studies (SIS).

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A Classroom of a Different Kind

A Classroom of a Different Kind

For the past 13 years, Greg Justice and Tom Wood have been traveling to the Bahamas each summer with students for their Coral Reef Ecology class. In the 3-credit course, students learn about reef ecosystems while living on board a 65-foot sloop and sailing around the Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park.

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SIS Spotlight: Greg Justice

SIS Spotlight: Greg Justice

The School of Integrative Studies (SIS) prides itself for its hands-on learning opportunities. For Greg Justice, who coordinates SIS field studies, experiential learning has always been at the heart of his professional work and personal interest.

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Alicia Rodriguez Receives Jon Sultan Writing Award

Alicia Rodriguez Receives Jon Sultan Writing Award

Integrative studies and honors student Alicia Rodriguez has been selected as this year’s winner of the Jon Sultan Writing Award. The competitive award recognizes one first year, integrative studies student who submits a portfolio of writing samples demonstrating both critical thinking and versatility in his or her writing.

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