With regret and sadness, we note the passing of Marion Deshmukh on Saturday, April 13, 2019. Dr. Deshmukh was a giant at George Mason University whose broad impact on her field, her students, and campus was foundational.
Integrative studies instructor, Susan Howard, received the 2019 Career Connection Faculty Award for making a positive impact on students’ career goals, employment plans, or graduate school preparation.
Associate Professor Dr. Ted McCord came to the university in 1963 and has been either a student, a member of the George Mason University Foundation Inc., an administrator, a coach or a professor ever since.
Associate professor of communication Emily Vraga and Stephanie Edgerly from Northwestern University examined public perception of the verification mark on Twitter, finding that people do not use it as an indicator of credibility.
Ugandan novelist and short story writer, Dr. Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, joins Mason for the remainder of the spring 2019 semester and will join several classes to present and discuss her writing while also continuing work on current writing projects.