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Susan Cheselka is June Employee of the Month

  We are very excited and proud to announce that Susan Cheselka is the George Mason University Employee of the Month for June 2019! The award ceremony was held on June 3, 2019 in the office of University President Ángel Cabrera. What a wonderful farewell recognition for Susan, who has since left Mason to spend time […]

ESP PhD candidate publishes important study on the rollback of protected lands

Rachel Golden Kroner, PhD candidate in the Department of Environmental Science and Policy, is lead author of an important study recently published in the journal Science on the rollback of protected lands, with a focus on legal backsliding in the United States and Amazonian countries. Golden Kroner, along with co-authors Thomas Lovejoy and David Luther […]

2019 Awards Ceremony

This year’s joint award ceremony for the Department of Biology, School of Systems Biology, and Department of Environmental Science & Policy was held on May 15, 2019 in The Hub Ballroom.  Congratulations to all the award recipients!   A reduced-sized PDF of the program (click image below) contains a listing of all the awards and their […]

Dr. R. Chris Jones receives the 2019 Jack Wood Legacy Award

Congratulations to Dr. R. Chris Jones, professor of environmental science and director of PEREC, on being awarded the Jack Wood Legacy Award for 2019.

Toxoplasmosis: a One Health disease and a One Health approach to tackling it

Cats have been in the news lately.  Our beloved feline friends, long since revered by the ancient Egyptians, have enjoyed a bond with humans as domesticated pets for centuries.  However, cats (mainly feral cats who hunt and eat outdoors) play an important role in the spread of toxoplasmosis, a leading cause of death attributed to […]

Spring 2019 Faculty Award Winners

It’s awards season again this spring, and congratulations are in order for our faculty who have been recognized! R. Chris Jones 2019 Legacy Award Jack Wood Awards for Town Gown Relations ~~~ Jennifer Sklarew 2019 Adjunct Teaching Excellence Award Winner Stearns Center for Teaching and Learning ~~~ Joris L. van der Ham Mentor of Excellence […]

ESP Graduate Students Are Awarded Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Fellowships

Congratulations are in order! Sarah Farinelli and Jessica Roberts, have both been awarded Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Fellowships to pursue their dissertation research. A feature story on Sarah and Jessica appeared in Mason News on May 21, 2019: Sarah will be using remote technology to investigate the spatial distribution of African Manatees in Nigeria, while […]

Seasonal jobs and internships for summer and fall

Seasonal jobs, summer and fall internships, fellowships, and good, old-fashioned jobs. Check these webpages regularly:    

College of Science Scholarship Opportunities – Apply Now

The College of Science has several student scholarship opportunities available each year, established by the generosity of our alumni, faculty, staff, and friends of the College. Nearly $50,000 in scholarships were awarded from these funds last year to our students in all majors. However, only about 300 students from the College of Science applied for […]

9th Annual College of Science Undergraduate Research Colloquium

ATTENTION UNDERGRADUATES AND FACULTY MENTORS PLEASE SEE THE ANNOUNCEMENT BELOW Dear students, On behalf of the College of Science and STEM Accelerator, I am pleased to announce the Call for Posters for the 9th Annual College of Science Undergraduate Research Colloquium.  The purpose of this event is to showcase the variety of undergraduate research projects in […]

Important Dates

SUMMER 2019 Session Dates

Session 1: May 20– Aug 10

A session: May 20– Jun 22

B session: Jun 3– Jul 27

C session: Jun 24– Jul 27

D session: May 20– Jul 27

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