The Office of the Provost has announced the recipients of its Curriculum Impact Grants for 2020-21. Of eighteen interdisciplinary projects submitted, four of those funded include CHSS faculty in their teams.
This week, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced that it would discontinue visa exceptions for international students on F-1 visas who take all of their courses for the semester online. This decision could force hundreds of thousands of international students to leave the United States and threatens to interrupt the academic work of more than 3,000 students here at George Mason University.
We would like to congratulate our faculty member and associate director, David Powers Corwin, for winning a term faculty development grant to broaden the curriculum that CHSS offers. With this grant, they hope to develop a course titled: Friendships in Our World that can be offered across departments and programs within CHSS
On Equal Pay Day, Angela Hattery, professor and director, Women and Gender Studies, and Shannon Davis, Faculty Senate Chair, professor and director of graduate student programs in sociology, comment on the implications of pay disparity.