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Manski discusses Palestine protests in Chile's El Mercurio

Manski discusses Palestine protests in Chile's El Mercurio

GM Sociology's Dr. Manski told El Mercurio, Chile's major daily, that the current Palestine "protest wave has much more in common with the student divestment campaigns of the 1980s and 1990s," than with the protests of the 1960s.

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) summer stipends

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) summer stipends

The National Endowment for the Humanities’ Summer Stipends program aims to stimulate new research in the humanities by providing small awards to individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both. Program guidelines are anticipated to become available on June 18, 2024, with a submission deadline of September 18, 2024. NEH will be offering a webinar for administrators and prospective applicants on July 10, 2024, at 2 p.m. (Registration required).

Resources for summer grant writing

Resources for summer grant writing

Mason’s Research Development Services is providing summer grant writing services including copy editing services for faculty wishing to receive input on the grammar, syntax, layout, and overall presentation of their grant applications. This work will be performed by graduate and advanced undergraduate students receiving technical editing training at Mason. Registration is required.

From Earth Day to May Day

From Earth Day to May Day

As we celebrate May Day 2024, only a week after this year’s Earth Day, it presents an opportunity to explore the often overlooked connection between organized labor and environmental justice in the popular history of grassroots social movements.

SOAN Anthropologists at Spring 2024 Conferences

SOAN Anthropologists at Spring 2024 Conferences

SOAN graduate students, faculty, and alumni are at it again! Nearly 20 GMU students and recent alumni attended, and 14 presented, at one of these two conferences, which were scheduled back-to-back in Los Angeles, California this March 2024.

Recap from the Spring 2024 Fellows

Recap from the Spring 2024 Fellows

The 2024 Next System Fellows spearhead diverse and innovative community-driven projects, demonstrating their collective commitment to social transformation and equity.

CHSS spring 2024 graduation activities

CHSS spring 2024 graduation activities

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

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.

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 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. 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.

SOAN Afoot at 2024 Middle Atlantic Archaeology Conference

SOAN Afoot at 2024 Middle Atlantic Archaeology Conference

This year, George Mason University’s Sociology and Anthropology Department hosted a table in the Middle Atlantic Archaeological Conference bookroom to spread the word about the Department of Sociology and Anthropology and our Bioarchaeology program.