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Revenge of the Liberal Arts Major

Revenge of the Liberal Arts Major

Survey of 225 employers finds high demand for liberal arts majors because of their skills in areas such as spoken and written communication, skills that play a key role in a liberal arts education.

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PPE Career Seminar: Working for the State Department

PPE Career Seminar: Working for the State Department

This PPE Career Seminar will discuss how to use your training in the PPE disciplines – Philosophy, Politics, and Economics – working for the U.S. Department of State. Guest speaker: Kimberly Everett, former PPE student and a member of the Foreign Service.

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College Celebrates Alumni at Two Special Events

College Celebrates Alumni at Two Special Events

George Mason University celebrated its annual Alumni Weekend on September 19-21 this year, and welcomed many Patriots from far and near back to Fairfax Campus. Among the host of activities planned for the weekend, the college was able to add to the festivities by entertaining its alumni at two distinct events.

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Taraska on Near-Term Arctic Warming and Methane Mitigation

Taraska on Near-Term Arctic Warming and Methane Mitigation

On the American Progress website, Gwynne Taraska, faculty member in the Department of Philosophy and research director for the Institute of Philosophy and Public Policy, addresses the United States's role as it assumes chairmanship of the Arctic Council in 2015, as well as the effects of methane on Arctic climate change.

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