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Holman Honored at University Appreciation Day

Holman Honored at University Appreciation Day

Emmett Holman, Philosophy, was one of three George Mason University faculty members honored for 40 years of service at the university. The university recently featured all three faculty members in a video interview, moderated by university press secretary Dan Walsch.

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New Leaders Highlight College Faculty Transitions

New Leaders Highlight College Faculty Transitions

Over the summer, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences welcomed many new faculty and staff members, while some current college employees added other responsibilities to their slate. The philosophy department welcomes Christopher DiTeresi as an assistant professor.

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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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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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Visiting Professor Kashnikov Lectures on "Terrorism as an Ethical Problem"

Visiting Professor Kashnikov Lectures on "Terrorism as an Ethical Problem"

Boris Kashnikov, visiting professor of philosophy from the Moscow Higher School of Economics, will give a lecture titled,"Terrorism as an Ethical Problem." The lecture is part of the Philosophy Research Colloquium and takes place February 24 in Research I on the Fairfax Campus. Kashnikov is a noted advisor and has worked with international organizations.

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Philosophy Major Travels to China

Philosophy Major Travels to China

Clayton Richey, a philosophy student at George Mason University, traveled to China to satisfy a long-held curiosity about Asian culture. After living in South Korea for five years as a child, Richey immersed himself in the teachings of the Shaolin, philosophy and language. He was driven to travel to China because “mastering a language requires more than just classroom training,” he said. “You need first-hand experience with the culture.”

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