NRC Chairman Dr. Allison Macfarlane confirmed for a full 5-year term

Dr. Allison M. Macfarlane, associate professor in the Department of Environmental Science & Policy, has been sworn in to a full five-year term on the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and has been designated by President Obama to continue serving as the agency’s chairman.

Macfarlane, who joined the commission as a member and chairman July 9, 2012, for the remainder of a term ending June 30, 2013, won confirmation from the Senate on June 27 after being nominated by the President in March.

She was sworn in during a private ceremony in her office.

For more details, read the official NRC news release document dated July 1, 2013 and the NRC Blog post dated June 28, 2013…

Important Dates for Students

SPRING 2020 Semester (modified due to COVID-19)

MLK Day (university closed): Jan 20

First day of classes: Jan 21

Spring Break (extended): Mar 9-20

Dissertation/Thesis Deadline: May 8

Last day of classes: May 11

Reading Day(s): May 12

Final Exam Period: May 13-20

University Commencement: May 22 (tentative)

COVID-19 DATE CHANGES – For the complete modified spring calendar, see https://registrar.gmu.edu/calendars/spring-2020/ and for latest COVID-19 updates, see: https://www2.gmu.edu/coronavirus