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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 […]

Announcement: Becker Graduate Fellowship now open – Apply Now

The Fall 2018 Richard and Catherine Becker Graduate Research Fellowship is made possible by a generous gift from the Beckers to the College of Science in November 2016. See the post at https://esp.gmu.edu/2016/11/becker-graduate-research-assistantship-is-established-with-generous-alumni-gift/ Download a PDF of all the information contained below at https://esp.gmu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Becker-Fellowship-Fall-2018-AAA.pdf Overview Two Graduate Research Fellowships will be awarded to master’s students in the […]

Upcoming climate change and wildlife seminar by USGS guest speakers – November 17, 2017

  The seminar will be live streamed. Please visit the following link for the webinar: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/310052229

Changes in Biology General Education Courses begins Spring 2018

This pertains to the Natural Sciences component of the Mason Core: For at least 45 years, Biology has offered the sequence BIOL 103-104 to satisfy the university general education requirement for a laboratory science.  Some time ago, the university general education core requirements  (Mason Core) changed such that the minimum requirement for students was one course […]

Dr. Changwoo Ahn receives a CREE Faculty Research Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Changwoo Ahn, who was named one of the recipients of the 2017-18 Center for Real Estate Entrepreneurship (CREE) of the School of Business Faculty Research Grants. The center provides $4,500 grants for faculty and research fellows at George Mason University who are engaged in research on a priority topic of the center.  […]

Six National Park Service internships available

Six internships with the National Park Service located in Washington, DC are available IMMEDIATELY. For full consideration, you must apply using position title listed. Visit the Internships page to see listings.

From the PEREC Blog: Taking the Pulse of a Stream

How do you tell the health of a river? This is a question that scientist all over the world struggle to answer. A common method for determining stream health is the Stream Bioassessment. Read the blog post by Chelsea Gray here: http://cos.gmu.edu/perec/taking-the-pulse-of-a-stream/#.WeovV4qQzeQ 

From the PEREC Blog: What’s at the Bottom of the Potomac River?

Ever wondered what’s at the bottom of the Potomac River?  Dedicated PEREC scientists who have been gathering data to track the health of the Potomac River for some three decades. Read the blog post by Chelsea Gray here: https://cos.gmu.edu/perec/whats-at-the-bottom-of-the-potomac-river/#.WeEwDHZrypp  

Fall 2017 upcoming seminar dates by guest speakers

This fall, guest speakers have been invited and are scheduled to present during the regular class meetings of EVPP 745 Environmental Toxicology taught by Dr. Esther Peters, and EVPP 490/505 Natural Resources Policy taught by Dr. Al Sample. Please visit the Seminars page for more information.

Virginia Sea Grant Fellowship GMU Information Session – RSVP by October 4, 2017

The VA Sea Grant Fellowship Informational Session at GMU will be held on: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 12:30 pm in David King Hall, Room 3006 Attendees are required to RSVP Lunch will be provided; please RSVP through this form and indicate any dietary restrictions by Wednesday, October 4 at 5:00 pm so that we […]