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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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Masters of Interdisciplinary Studies student,  Robert Straskulic, Article Featured on The Bulletin for Atomic Scientists Site

Masters of Interdisciplinary Studies student, Robert Straskulic, Article Featured on The Bulletin for Atomic Scientists Site

Insert from article - "In less than two weeks, Russia’s southern resort city of Sochi will host the 2014 Winter Olympics. When the city was selected as an Olympic site, little attention was paid to Sochi's location on Russia’s western shore of the Black Sea, only a few hundred miles from the North Caucasus, a region teeming with anti-Russian jihadists..."

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Dr. Jane Censer Speaks at 2013 Scholar’s Lecture

Dr. Jane Censer Speaks at 2013 Scholar’s Lecture

The annual Scholar’s Lecture was held by Women and Gender Studies on November 11th, 2013. Thirty faculty members and students joined together to listen to a lecture by PhD. Jane Censer from the History Department. Censer has written on topics such as white Southern womanhood, Southern women novelists, and Southern families throughout various periods of war. The lecture was titled “Caught Between Two Centuries: Virginia Female Authors”.

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Mason to Host Civil War Conference in May 2014

Mason to Host Civil War Conference in May 2014

As part of the Signature Conference series sponsored by the Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission, Mason will host "The American Civil War in a Global Perspective" on May 31, 2014. The conference will explore the Civil War's impact on global trade, social issues, and international conflicts during the same period.

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