Speak Up For Blue podcasts features Dr. Chris Parsons

Speak Up For Blue is an online platform for marine science and conservation awareness that publishes 3 podcasts weekly.  Recently, ESP associate professor Chris Parsons has been featured in two of SUFB’s April podcasts.

The podcast entitled “Marching for Science: What’s Next with Dr. Chris Parsons” on April 26, 2017 discusses the March for Science, with Dr. Chris Parsons as a special guest to share his first-hand account of his experience marching in Washington, DC, and his views on moving forward.

The podcast entitled “Advocacy vs Activism: Are They Bad Words?” on April 17, 2017 discussed an article that was published in Frontiers in Marine Science – “Advocacy” and “Activism” Are Not Dirty Words–How Activists Can Better Help Conservation Scientists” – written by Dr. Chris Parsons.

Listen to the podcasts:



Read Dr. Parson’s article: http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fmars.2016.00229/full

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