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Department of Communication Prepares for New Graduate Student Cohort

Department of Communication Prepares for New Graduate Student Cohort

The Department of Communication is busy preparing for the new cohort of MA and PhD students expected to arrive Thursday, August 27th for orientation. Directly following the Graduate Student Orientation for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the department will host a Welcome Reception at 7:00 on August 27th in Student Union Building II (SUB II), where students and faculty will have a chance to meet and discuss important issues for the upcoming semester. Please email Maria Carabelli to verify your attendance at this important event.

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Carton Inspires Integrity

Carton Inspires Integrity

George Mason Professor Dr. Benedict Carton was recently selected as a national finalist by the National Society of Collegiate Scholars for the Inspire Integrity Award. The only national student-nominated faculty awards program, these awards are presented to full-time university faculty who have, through their lessons and actions, made a significant impact on the lives of their students and instilled a high degree of personal and academic integrity.

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From the Inside-Out: Gender Issues Examined at Mason

From the Inside-Out: Gender Issues Examined at Mason

Eleven undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in WMST 411 or 611 Gender Research Project, chose their own research topics, and used various methodologies to answer their sociological queries. On May 7, those researchers presented their findings and received feedback from professors, students and community members at the Second Annual Gender Research Conference.

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Helpful Latin Resources

Helpful Latin Resources

Struggling with your conjugations? This helpful compilation of Latin Resources -- an online learning module at GMU.edu -- can bolster your understanding of irregular verbs, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, pronouns, history, mythology, and so much more.

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Korean Students Association Connects Students

Korean Students Association Connects Students

Mason's Korean Students Association promotes Korean cultural awareness and the advancement of the Korean community at the university. It also functions as a means for the strengthening of the Korean American community on campus by providing cultural and social activities for students at Mason.

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Join the French Club

Join the French Club

Mason's French Club offers students and exciting set of options, including meetings and parties with cultural food exploration, films and more.

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Goat Project: Women and Gender Studies Connects Local and Global

Goat Project: Women and Gender Studies Connects Local and Global

Beginning in October 2008, the Women and Gender Studies Program partnered with the Women’s Center for Job Creation (WCFJC), an NGO based in Minnesota and Uganda, to empower low-income women in Uganda. WGS started collecting donations for the Bulondo Goat Project, a project that provides goats for women in Uganda so that they can have sustenance for their families as well as develop small businesses.

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Iraqi the Focus of Arabic Dialects Class

Iraqi the Focus of Arabic Dialects Class

George Mason University offers ARAB 380, a class that explores the different dialects of the Arabic language. In fall 2009, the class will focus on Iraqi. “Iraqi is the dialect that concerns many Americans these days,” said Sana Hilmi, Arabic program coordinator. She adds that because Iraq is a hot spot, many students go there, and they would like to learn this dialect. It is a dialect that needs to be studied because of the many linguistic changes it represents.

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