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Student Award Recipients

Student Award Recipients

Each year, departments and programs present awards to their outstanding students. The college is proud to announce the recipients of these awards for 2009-2010. Congratulations to all the department's students for their outstanding achievements.

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Frans B.M. de Waal to Lecture at Mason

Frans B.M. de Waal to Lecture at Mason

On Monday April 12 at 2 p.m., Frans BM de Waal, a Dutch-born ethologist/biologist known for his work on the social intelligence of primates, delivers a lecture, "The Age of Empathy: Primate Behavior and Human Society."

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Economist Cowen to Lecture on Current Financial Crisis

Economist Cowen to Lecture on Current Financial Crisis

Tyler Cowen, the Holbert L. Harris Chair in Economics, is the featured speaker in the next Vision Series lecture on Monday, March 29, at 7 p.m. He is also the general director of the Mercatus Center, an economics research and outreach group at Mason.

College Students among Mason’s Truman Scholarship Finalists

College Students among Mason’s Truman Scholarship Finalists

Of the three Mason undergraduate finalists for the 2010 Harry S. Truman Scholarships, two hail from departments within the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. D’Leon Barnett is majoring in integrative studies with a concentration in education for social sciences, and Whitney Burton is majoring in economics.

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Stratmann Wins Duncan Black Prize

Stratmann Wins Duncan Black Prize

Thomas Stratmann, economics professor at George Mason University, was awarded the Duncan Black Prize for “best paper in Public Choice in 2009.” Stratmann's paper “How Prices Matter in Politics: The Returns to Campaign Advertising” examines the effect of campaign advertising by U.S. Representatives on their vote shares in congressional elections.

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Warren Brown and Robert Pinsky to Speak at Convocations

Warren Brown and Robert Pinsky to Speak at Convocations

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is proud to announce the speakers for this year’s convocation ceremonies. Warren Brown, the founder and owner of successful bakery CakeLove and Love Café’, and poet and author Robert Pinsky are the speakers for this year’s convocation ceremonies.

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