Mason grads provide sustainable investment option for faculty, staff

Celebrating 1 year…

In the spring of last year, students Colin Nackerman and Samantha Parsons who were in associate professor Dann Sklarew‘s EVPP 480 Sustainability in Action class undertook the problem of divesting George Mason University from fossil fuels in a semester-long project that led ultimately to the launch of socially responsible investing in the fall of 2016 through the Social Choice Low Carbon Equity Fund for faculty and staff retirement accounts.

Read the full article from Mason News on 11/16/2016…

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)

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