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Institute for Information Research and Office on African Affairs to Research District's African Immigrant Population

The District of Columbia Mayor’s Office on African Affairs and Mason's Institute for Immigration Research will collaborate on a survey research project focused on the African immigrant population in D.C. This agreement, issued on Africa Day 2015, marks a significant step forward in documenting demographic details such as age, employment, education, and linguistic and cultural diversity among African-born District residents.

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Lowry Lands Top Prize by Encouraging Student Involvement

Justin Lowry, faculty member in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, has been awarded the Center for Public Anthropology's Franz Boas Global Citizenship Award for effectively encouraging his students to address real-world anthropological issues in the center's Community Action Project and elsewhere.

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