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Shutika Wins Chicago Folklore Prize

Shutika Wins Chicago Folklore Prize

Faculty member Debra Lattanzi Shutika has been recognized by the American Folklore Society and the University of Chicago with the Chicago Folklore Prize, given each year to the author of the best book-length work of folklore scholarship.

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MAIS Graduate Publishes on Financial Aid

MAIS Graduate Publishes on Financial Aid

Gil Brown, a May 2012 graduate of the MAIS in Higher Education Administration program, contributed a chapter on financial aid to the AACRAO book "Strategic Enrollment Management: Transforming Higher Education." Gil is Assistant Vice President and Chief Budget Officer for the Office of Budget and Planning at Mason.

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More Than 2,500 Students Walk at College Convocations

More Than 2,500 Students Walk at College Convocations

A record number of students from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at George Mason University walked across the stage in grand fashion during their convocations on May 17 and 18, 2012. More than 2,500 graduating students were recognized for their efforts in two distinguished ceremonies.

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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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Folklore Student Completes Film on Puerto Rican Festival

Folklore Student Completes Film on Puerto Rican Festival

In July 2009, folklore graduate student Paulina Guerrero met a group of Puerto Rican musicians as part of her internship with the Festival of American Folklife. Intrigued by their music and stories, Guerrero decided she would make the group and their performances the focus of the project for her master’s degree in interdisciplinary studies (MAIS).

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Student Award Recipients

Student Award Recipients

Each year, departments and programs present awards to their outstanding students. The college is proud to announce the recipients of these awards for 2009-2010. Congratulations to all the department's students for their outstanding achievements.

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