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Dr. Thalia Goldstein Named the Society for Research in Child Development 2019-2020 Scholar-in-Residence

Dr. Thalia Goldstein Named the Society for Research in Child Development 2019-2020 Scholar-in-Residence

The Scholar-in-Residence program, launched in 2018, is designed to provide researchers time and space in SRCD’s Washington, D.C. office while on academic leave or sabbatical to complete a project, all the while exploring the Society and local scholarly, policy, or government connections. Scholars-in-residence receive funds to supplement existing sabbatical/leave support during their period of residence.

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Dr. Justin Ramsdell is the Recipient of the 2019 University Teaching Excellence Award

Dr. Justin Ramsdell is the Recipient of the 2019 University Teaching Excellence Award

Outstanding teaching is an integral part of Mason’s mission and is deserving of significant recognition. The Teaching Excellence Awards are both institutional recognition and a monetary acknowledgment of the significant work that faculty members devote to course planning and preparation; curriculum development; and innovative teaching, advising, and undergraduate and graduate mentoring.

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Dr. Christianne Esposito-Smythers Awarded the Earle C. Williams Presidential Medal for Excellence in Social Impact

Dr. Christianne Esposito-Smythers Awarded the Earle C. Williams Presidential Medal for Excellence in Social Impact

George Mason University aspires to be the best university for the world. As an institution, it is fully engaged with its community and acts as a catalyst for economic and cultural vitality. The Williams Medal is presented to a faculty member whose commitment to community service improves the quality of life in our region or around the world and serves as a model to the entire Mason community.

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Moving Forward with Mason ADVANCE Prorgram

Moving Forward with Mason ADVANCE Prorgram

Almost 3,000 NOVA students transfer to Mason each year. ADVANCE aims to boost that number by giving those students the support they need to earn a bachelor's degree within four years. We are proud to be one of the departments that offer this process!

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Dr. Goldstein's Research Featured on Child Trends

Dr. Goldstein's Research Featured on Child Trends

In the space of just a few minutes, your child can go from being an architect constructing the tallest building in the world, to a pirate digging for buried treasure, to an explorer looking for new countries to discover. Now, new research by Dr. Thalia Goldstein shows pretend play can have real social and emotional advantages for kids.

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IIR Releases New Report on Immigrant Teachers

IIR Releases New Report on Immigrant Teachers

While immigrants comprise 13 percent of the U.S. population, they make up only 11 percent of all teachers. This paper and infographic provide a statistical and demographic portrait of immigrant teachers in the United States and highlight differences between native- and foreign-born teachers as well as between postsecondary and non-postsecondary teachers.

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