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2020 Smithsonian Mason School of Conservation (SMSC) Slideshow

Posted: January 29, 2020 at 8:00 pm

Event: Research Semester Poster Presentations

Posted: November 11, 2019 at 8:24 pm, Last Updated: November 11, 2019 at 8:38 pm

Please join the Department of Biology for the Research Semester Poster Presentations to celebrate the hard work of our Fall 2019 Research Semester students. Date: December 4, 2019 Time: 3:00-5:30pm Location: Center for the Arts Lobby Snacks will be served. Contact: Dr. Geraldine Grant at

Spotlight: Pre-Med student receives prestigious Barry Goldwater scholarship; best student poster presentation award at 2019 VAS Annual Meeting

Posted: May 29, 2019 at 11:50 pm, Last Updated: May 31, 2019 at 5:10 pm

Congratulations are in order! In April 2019, Brieann Sobieski, a rising senior Biology major, was named one of three recipients of the prestigious Barry Goldwater Scholarship from George Mason University. Awarded since 1989, the scholarship, presented by the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation, is the preeminent undergraduate award for students who plan […]

2019 Awards Ceremony

Posted: May 22, 2019 at 6:23 pm

This year’s joint award ceremony for the Department of Biology, School of Systems Biology, and Department of Environmental Science & Policy was held on May 15, 2019 in The Hub Ballroom.  Congratulations to all the award recipients!   A reduced-sized PDF of the program (click image below) contains a listing of all the awards and their […]

ESP Graduate Students Are Awarded Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Fellowships

Posted: April 26, 2019 at 4:16 pm, Last Updated: May 21, 2019 at 8:49 pm

Congratulations are in order! Sarah Farinelli and Jessica Roberts, have both been awarded Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Fellowships to pursue their dissertation research. A feature story on Sarah and Jessica appeared in Mason News on May 21, 2019: Sarah will be using remote technology to investigate the spatial distribution of African Manatees in Nigeria, while Jessica […]

College of Science Scholarship Opportunities – Apply Now

Posted: March 6, 2019 at 6:11 pm

The College of Science has several student scholarship opportunities available each year, established by the generosity of our alumni, faculty, staff, and friends of the College. Nearly $50,000 in scholarships were awarded from these funds last year to our students in all majors. However, only about 300 students from the College of Science applied for these opportunities. […]