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American Folklore Society Annual Meeting in Santa Fe

American Folklore Society Annual Meeting in Santa Fe

We would like to celebrate the success of Kim Stryker from MAIS! Kim's concentration is in Folklore Studies. Kim was awarded travel funds by the Graduate Student Travel Fund to present her thesis work with Fauquier County small family farms on November 5-9, 2014 in Santa Fe, NM. Follow the link to learn more about the American Folklore Society.

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MAIS Graduate Brings Higher Education Experience to Edinboro University

MAIS Graduate Brings Higher Education Experience to Edinboro University

Edinboro University announced June 25 that Guilbert L. Brown will join the University as Vice President for Finance and Administration. Mr. Brown brings years of experience in university finance and planning to his new role as a vital member of President Julie E. Wollman’s executive leadership team. “I am delighted that Gil Brown will be joining our team at the end of July,” President Wollman said. “He brings extensive professional experience in higher education and is a nationally recognized expert in leading strategic financial management and institutional planning.”

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College Celebrates Alumni at Two Special Events

College Celebrates Alumni at Two Special Events

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences rolled out a red carpet for its alumni over the course of two evenings during the university's Alumni Weekend. The Distinguished Alumni Reception recognized some of the contributions made by college alumni, and a social event, open to all college alumni, combined scholarship and relaxing fun.

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Kelly Schrum Launches Virginia Child Custody Project

Kelly Schrum Launches Virginia Child Custody Project

Kelly Schrum, associate professor in the Higher Education Program, has launched the Virginia Child Custody Project, a freely available website which "explores child custody in Virginia and nationally within a broad historical and legal context with the goal of providing an impartial, interdisciplinary resource grounded in humanities scholarship."

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The Fourth Annual CHSS Beer Tasting

The Fourth Annual CHSS Beer Tasting

As part of Mason's Alumni Weekend, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences is partnering with the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media to present a beer tasting of local brews. Join us for fun, great food and beverages, and your alumni friends!

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College Prepares for 2014 Convocation Ceremonies

College Prepares for 2014 Convocation Ceremonies

With great anticipation, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences is preparing to celebrate the graduating class of 2014. Its two convocation ceremonies, one for its graduates from humanities and interdisciplinary programs, and one for its graduates from the social sciences, will be held on May 14 and 15, 2014.

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Brydin Banning Received Advising Award

Brydin Banning Received Advising Award

Brydin Banning, student in the Interdisciplinary Studies Program (MAIS) on Higher Education and Director of Undergraduate Student Services, School for Conflict Analysis & Resolution was recognized as the Student Organization Advisor of the Year for Mason for the work that she has done with S-CAR's student organization, Agora. Congratulations Brydin!

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