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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 […]

Apply Now: Applications for Teaching Assistantships for 2019-2020 are due soon

Update: GTA Applications for 2019-20 were due on March 8, 2019.  See the Graduate Student Funding page for more information. Please send in your application to the department(s) that you would like to teach in (so either or both the ESP and BIOLOGY departments). Please attach a current resume and a copy of your transcripts to your application. Graduate […]

Internships provide valuable hands-on experience for ESP students

Do ESP students have the most interesting internships?  We certainly think so! EVPP 494: Internships is usually offered every semester, and it is a great opportunity for our students to gain hands-on experience in the field/area of their choosing.  Below are some pictures from the stories shared by students so far.  Read more about this […]

Regional Consultation: Food Waste in North America

Regional Consultation: Food Waste in North America Date and Time Tuesday, January 22, 2019 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST Location Room 3301, Exploratory Hall, George Mason University Fairfax, VA 22030 Host Dr. Alonso Aguirre, Chair, Department of Environmental Science and Policy Organizer UN Environment North America Agenda 12:30pm – Doors open 1:00pm – Introductions […]

2019-20 Becker Graduate Research Assistantship – Now Accepting Applications

To apply: Follow instructions on the CURRENT flyer: Deadline: 5:00pm, Friday, February 15, 2019 About The Catherine and Richard Becker Graduate Research Fellowship is made possible by a generous gift from the Beckers to the College of Science in November 2016: Overview Two Graduate Research Fellowships will be awarded to master’s students for the academic year […]

ONE EARTH Biosphere Declaration – Sign today

ONE EARTH A Declaration on the Integrity of the Earth’s Biosphere and a Just Future for All Chaired by Dr. Thomas E. Lovejoy, the following is a leadership initiative conceived of by the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation and the National Council for Science and the Environment. CLICK HERE TO SIGN Under the leadership of Dr. Lovejoy […]

Deep Time with Dr. Advait Jukar

Advait Jukar (PhD, 2017) is an ESP graduate who is a current Deep Time – Peter Buck Postdoctoral Fellow at the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH). The Deep Time Buck Fellowship Program is a two-year postdoctoral fellowship for research in Paleobiology relating to the goals of the Deep Time Initiative at the National Museum of Natural […]

Important Dates for Students

FALL 2019 Semester

First day of classes: Aug 26

Labor Day (University Closed): Sep 2

Fall Break (Mon classes/labs meet Tues and Tues classes do not meet this week): Oct 14

Thanksgiving recess (No Classes): Nov 27 – Dec 1

Last day of classes: Dec 7

Reading Day(s): Dec 9 – 10

Final Exam Period: Dec 11 – 18

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