Dr. Thomas Lovejoy receives the Woodrow Wilson Award For Public Service


Dr. Thomas Lovejoy, professor of Environmental Science and Policy at George Mason University, and also a Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies External Advisory Board member and former Chair of this board, has been awarded the Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service.  Dr. Lovejoy is the eleventh recipient of this award, being honored for his outstanding environmental work on biodiversity, climate change in Brazil and elsewhere, and is the first scientist to be so recognized.  He joins an illustrious list of recipients – Hilary Clinton, James Baker, Colin and Alma Powell, Janet Napolitano, Condoleeza Rice, William H. Gates, Sr. – See more at: http://yibs.yale.edu/news/dr-thomas-lovejoy-awarded-woodrow-wilson-award-public-service

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