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Call for Nominations: CHSS Alumni Awards

Call for Nominations: CHSS Alumni Awards

Each year, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences presents awards to recognize alumni from every department who are making a remarkable difference in the world. Please consider making a nomination before the May 31 deadline.

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Remember to use SciENcv for NSF biosketches and current and pending documents

Remember to use SciENcv for NSF biosketches and current and pending documents

The Mason Office of Sponsored Programs asks faculty to use SciENcv for the preparation of National Science Foundation (NSF) Biographical Sketch and Current and Pending Support proposal documents. As of October 2020 NSF began enforcing the Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 20-1) requirement to use NSF-approved formats for the preparation of the Biographical Sketch and Current and Pending Support proposal documents.

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Experts discuss publishing in the humanities and social sciences

Experts discuss publishing in the humanities and social sciences

On February 19, 2021 CHSS Research hosted an event with a panel of publishing experts representing Duke University Press, Mason Publishing Group, and CHSS English, who discussed various topics regarding publishing in the humanities and social sciences. Topics included descriptions of types of publishing, how to engage with publishers, how to secure a contract for publishing, review processes, and more.

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CHSS Research Virtual Coffees

CHSS Research Virtual Coffees

CHSS Research hosts monthly virtual coffees that provide a place where faculty at varying stages of academic careers and experience can meet to discuss their research and scholarship: their own work as well as challenges in the current environment.

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NSF to Support a Series of Workshops on Pandemic Prediction and Prevention

NSF to Support a Series of Workshops on Pandemic Prediction and Prevention

The Directorates for Biological Sciences (BIO); Computer Information Science and Engineering (CISE); Engineering (ENG); Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (SBE); and the Office of International Science and Engineering (OISE) at the National Science Foundation (NSF) are jointly supporting a series of interdisciplinary workshops to engage research communities around the topic of Predictive Intelligence for Pandemic Prevention.

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Social Problems in the Age of COVID-19: Sociologists Responding to Change

Social Problems in the Age of COVID-19: Sociologists Responding to Change

In the summer of 2020, The Justice 21 Committee of the Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) released two rapid-response digital volumes: Social Problems in the Age of COVID‐19 to clarify the far-reaching effects of the worldwide coronavirus pandemic on an array of national and global social problems, from mass incarceration, isolation and inequality in education, and access to mental health care, to precarious and crowded housing and homelessness, unemployment, workplace closures, and exposure risk.  

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