Dr. Kim de Mutsert awarded NASEM Early-Career Research Fellowship

Congratulations to assistant professor Dr. Kim de Mutsert, who is also associate director of the Potomac Environmental Research and Education Center (PEREC). Dr. de Mutsert was awarded a prestigious 2019 Early-Career Research Fellowship for the Gulf Research Program from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, one of of only 20 awarded nationwide.

Dr. de Mutsert plans to use the two-year grant researching the possible effects of environmental changes to fisheries off the coast of Louisiana.

The other awardees for 2019 Early-Career Research Fellowship for the Gulf Research Program:
https://mailchi.mp/nas/2019_ecrf_awards?e=acf41a76ad

National Academies Press Release (9/3/19):
http://www8.nationalacademies.org/onpinews/newsitem.aspx?RecordID=09032019

This story was covered in much more detail in Mason News (9/4/19):
https://www2.gmu.edu/news/579266

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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

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University Commencement: May 22 (tentative)

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