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Shout-Outs, April 2024

Shout-Outs, April 2024

The CHSS Digest includes Shout-Outs to faculty and staff who have submitted their exciting news and accomplishments throughout the month. Have news to share? Send it our way so we can spread the word!

Jennifer Leeman receives 2024-2025 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award

Jennifer Leeman receives 2024-2025 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award

Jennifer Leeman, professor of Spanish linguistics in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages, will spend the fall semester at the Universidad de Murcia in Spain, where she will lecture on topics in applied linguistics and sociolinguistics as well as aid in the supervision of doctoral students. She will also carry out a research project, an empirical study of language attitudes among international university students studying in Murcia, Spain.

CHSS spring 2024 graduation activities

CHSS spring 2024 graduation activities

George Mason University holds its University Commencement on Thursday, May 9, 2024, at 10:00 a.m., in the EagleBank Arena. The College of Humanities and Social Sciences Degree Celebration for our graduating students will be held on Friday, May 10, 2024, at 2:30 p.m., in the EagleBank Arena. Learn more about each of these events.

Mason Vision Day 2024

Mason Vision Day 2024

On April 4, 2024, the Mason community raised $1,309,345 for the university’s students, research, and programs.

Scholarship and Research

Scholarship and Research

A recent article published in the Chronicle of Higher Education delves into the effects of one scientist’s failure to turn in required final reports for their grants resulted in delays and withholding awards for an entire University.

Department of Justice funding opportunities

Department of Justice funding opportunities

The Department of Justice application season is here! Prepare early to ensure your registration and users are up to date in the systems involved in the application process.

Webinar: NSF's New Mentoring Requirements for Graduate Students

Webinar: NSF's New Mentoring Requirements for Graduate Students

The Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) will be hosting an online (Zoom) Workshop: “NSF’s New Mentoring Requirements for Graduate Students” on Tuesday, April 23, 2024, from 2pm-330pm. The 90-minute workshop is designed to help Principal Investigators (PIs) and grant applicants understand the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) new requirements for graduate student mentoring.