Tag: faculty

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Faces of Mason

Interviews by Basma Humadi, Lifestyle Assistant Editor Bobby Yi, Faculty, Academic Advisor, School of Art Where did you grow up? I was born in Seoul, South Korea and emigrated to the U.S. in 1972 and lived in Northern Virginia most…

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Mason discusses tuition, budget, and more in town hall meeting

By Hailey Bullis and Isabella LaMageleine, Staff Writers  Mason hosted a town hall meeting to discuss tuition rates and student fees with J.J Davis, Senior Vice President for Administration and Finance, and Rose Pascarell, Vice President of University Life, on…

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Faces of Mason

  Dr. Kristina M. Olson, Associate Professor of Italian, Department of Modern and Classical Languages, College of Humanities and Social Sciences Compiled by Student Media What motivates you to get up in the morning?         The joy of being a…

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Faces of Mason

Interviews by Hailey Bullis and Rachel Emmons Organization: Answers by MWC President  Fizza Fatima What is the Muslim Writers Collective? Fizza Fatima: The Muslim Writers Collective(MWC) is a platform designed to shed a light on minority voices and writers of color,…

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Town hall discusses state budget’s impact on Mason

Provost, senior vice president present a generally positive outlook On Tuesday, Provost David Wu and Senior Vice President of Administration and Finance J.J. Davis hosted a town hall to discuss how Governor Terry McAuliffe’s proposed budget for higher education would…

The above information is from “Indispensible But Invisible: A Report on the Working Climate of Non-Tenure Track Faculty at George Mason University” by doctoral students Marisa Allison, Randy Lynn and Victoria Hoverman.

Mason task force addresses adjunct faculty concerns

This story was originally published in the Feb. 15 issue of Fourth Estate. Administration-led team finds different priorities than adjunct advocacy group A task force dedicated to addressing issues faced by Mason’s adjunct faculty will soon release the results of…

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A new direction for Mason research

This story was originally published in the April 27 print issue. Mason faculty are off to find whole new worlds together. A university-wide effort is underway, something that is trying to encompass the 550 programs of study, 1,500 faculty, and…

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Making “a life-size carbon-fiber T-Rex skeleton” a reality

Ian Brinksman, staff writer Artificial beehives planted in the George Washington National Forest. An input device that helps autistic children interact with computers. These are just some of the impressive creations coming out of Mason. It may not be surprising that…

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Faculty members seek fossil fuel divestment

This story was originally published in the April 20 print issue. Additional reporting by Ellen Glickman. A petition was released among faculty urging Mason to fully divest from fossil fuels. The petition contains a letter addressed to Mason president Ángel…