Graduate students launch new student chapter of The Wildlife Society at GMU

ESP PhD student Shawn Smith and others have formed a student chapter of The Wildlife Society at GMU. Below is their introductory video, created by aspiring filmmaker Dr. Jennifer Lewis, who also a current ESP PhD student. To see more of Jennifer’s ESP videos:

If you are interested, please join their FB group for updates: Mason TWS – GMU Student Chapter (this is a public group, but you must be logged in to FB)

The TWS student chapter at GMU also has a Twitter feed:

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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