Archive for April, 2014

College of Science Convocation – May 14, 2014

The Spring 2014 College of Science Convocation is a happy and proud occasion for new graduates to celebrate their hard work and academic achievements with faculty, family, and friends.  This year, the event will be held on May 14, 2014 at the Patriot Center. please click on the following links for complete information and to […]

2014 Awards Ceremony – May 14, 2014

The Biology Undergraduate Program, Department of Environmental Science & Policy, and the School of Systems Biology will be hosting an Awards Ceremony for their students on May 14, 2014 at 10:00am at Dewberry Hall, Johnson Center. A brunch buffet will be served.  Please RSVP to Susan Cheselka at *** Update: The ceremony was a success, and […]

MS Thesis Defense by Advait Jukar – April 28, 2014

  Candidate: Advait M. Jukar Defense Date: April 28, 2014, 8:30-11:00am Location: Cooper Room, Smithsonian’s Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C. Title: Associations Between the Diversity and Density of Herbivorous Functional Groups and Ecosystem Functioning in the Caribbean

Share Your Science Seminar by ESP faculty – April 24, 2014

The Share Your Science Seminar Series by the College of Science presents Interdisciplinary — in action: Addressing Environmental Change at Different Scales Presented by Professor Susie Crate and Professor Leila Hamdan, Department of Environmental Science and Policy Thursday, April 24, 2014, Exploratory Hall, Room 3301 Breakfast & Networking 7:15am – 7:45am Presentation 7:45am – 8:45am RSVP: DeeDee Fusco: or 703-993-7062

Double ESP faculty teaching award winners!

The Department of Environmental Science & Policy  is pleased to announce that Dr. Larry Rockwood has won the 2014 David J. King Teaching Award, and Dr. Rebecca Forkner has won one of only eight 2014 University Teaching Excellence Awards. Congratulations to them both! The David J. King Teaching Award is given annually to a faculty […]

Operation Rain Barrel 2014 video features ESP faculty

This video from Arlington Educational TV’s  The Green Scene on Operation Rain Barrel 2014 features associate professor Dann Sklarew and adjunct professor Jennifer Sklarew, both from the Department of Environmental Science & Policy. This year is Operation Rain Barrel’s 3rd year.  It is an annual collaboration between George Mason University’s Arlington campus and Arlington Public Schools to engage […]

ESP MS Student Peter Jacobs Co-authors ERL’s “Best article of 2013”

Peter Jacobs, an MS student in the ESP department was part of a team of authors who wrote a paper that was chosen as the “Best Article in 2013” by members of the Environmental Research Letters (ERL) Editorial Board. The paper presents evidence that man is indeed causing climate change. The team, from the University […]

PhD Dissertation Defense by Jennifer Thornhill – April 16, 2014

Candidate: Jennifer L. Thornhill Defense Date: April 16, 2014 at 10:00am Location: The HUB, Room 1 Title: Bridging the Gap between Research and Decision-Making: Empirical Evidence from a Case Study of Gray Wolf (Canis lupus) Management in the U.S.  

Ecoscience + Art collaboration at Mason blossoms

The unlikely pairing of an art professor and an environmental science and policy professor has blossomed into an increasingly promising marriage of science and art. GMU faculty members Dr. Changwoo Ahn from the Department of Environmental Science and Policy and Dr. Mark Cooley from the School of Art have come together to create Ecoscience + […]

College of Science Convocation – May 14, 2014

Date: Wednesday, May 14th, 2014 Time: 2:00pm Location: Patriot Center, George Mason Fairfax Campus Keynote Speaker: TBA Student Speaker: TBD RSVP to Convocation Timeline of Events 1:00pm Line-Up in Parking Lot A 1:30pm Processional Preparation 1:45pm Processional 2:00pm Call to Order and Welcome 2:15pm Commencement Address 2:30pm Presentation of Diplomas 3:30pm Reception Information for Graduates […]