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New York Times: Six Myths About Choosing a Major

New York Times: Six Myths About Choosing a Major

The New York Times discusses six student missteps in the selection of majors, such as choosing them too soon, believing that STEM fields are sure paths to lucrative careers, and negating the employability of liberal arts majors. This is a clear explanation of the many considerations that should go into a successful university career.

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A Daughter's Tribute

A Daughter's Tribute

Sharon M. Deane, MA History '10, is part of a team that is racing against time to make sure that the United States honors and personally thanks as many as possible of the nearly nine million Americans who served as part of the nation’s effort during the Vietnam War. 

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Providing Care in Humanitarian Crises

Providing Care in Humanitarian Crises

On November 14, at Mason's Arlington campus, philosophy professor Lisa Eckenwiler and the Global Health Fellows will host a panel on the ethical issues facing health workers and policy makers in the field of humanitarian health ethics.

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Celebrating New American Voices

Celebrating New American Voices

The New American Voices Award highlights the recently published works of literary fiction or creative non-fiction from immigrant writers. It will be awarded for the first time at next year's Fall for the Book festival.

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A University Gift to Get the Tech World and Humanity Better Acquainted

A University Gift to Get the Tech World and Humanity Better Acquainted

Aiming to change the trajectory of tech innovation, the Milstein Program in Technology and Humanity “will provide not only a foundation for students to develop the technical, intellectual and organizational skills they need to drive progress in the digital age, but also a context and ethical framework that will equip them to shape society for the better.”

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