When Deanna Moore, an integrative studies major, first arrived at George Mason University, she never thought she would spend part of her junior year as an intern, studying endangered cats with researchers from the Smithsonian’s Center for Species Survival.
When Ryan Allen takes off this summer on his 4,000-mile, cross-country bike ride, he will write his mother’s name on his leg as a tribute. Ryan will ride to benefit the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults. But after Ryan’s mom, Linda, had what she described as a cancer “scare,” the ride for the George Mason University senior became personal.
For ten years, Carrie Hutnick has connected college students with meaningful service learning opportunities. Now, as part of her doctoral research, Hutnick is exploring the impact of an unusual learning experience shared between undergraduates and people incarcerated in the U.S. correctional system.
In fall 2015, integrative studies major Clara Walker was selected as one of two recipients of New Century College’s scholarship. Walker is spending spring semester in Thailand and shared her thoughts about her experience in Thailand.
New Century College lecturer and Cultural Studies doctoral student Zac Petersen’s research and teaching shines a spotlight on the intersection of technology, society and culture. These issues impact everyone, but many of us choose to ignore or avoid delving deeper into our relationship with technology.
Mason undergraduates Noah Shoates, an information systems and operations management major, Gary Hooker, a psychology major and Caroline Dugas, an undeclared major, have joined forces to lead Mason’s Pop-Up Pantry.