The Ecologist and the Artist: a unique union

Scientists and artists don’t live in such different worlds and can find inspiration in each other’s work, say two George Mason University professors.

And to prove it, the pair — Changwoo Ahn from ecology and Mark Cooley from art — have launched a new project called EcoScience + Art. It kicks off at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7, in Research Hall, Room 163, with a talk by eco-art pioneer Patricia Johanson.

Read the feature article from Mason News Desk on 11/5/2013…

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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

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Last day of classes: May 11

Reading Day(s): May 12

Final Exam Period: May 13-20

University Commencement: May 22 (tentative)

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