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Leah Adams one of two Mason faculty honored by SCHEV

Leah Adams one of two Mason faculty honored by SCHEV

The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV)  announced Thursday that Assistant Professor Leah Adams, Department of Psychology and the Women and Gender Studies program, and Professor Amarda Shehu, School of Computing, were among 12 Virginia educators honored as 2022 Outstanding Faculty Award recipients.

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Fall 2022 Clinical Student Interviews

Fall 2022 Clinical Student Interviews

The Clinical Faculty will conduct online interviews with invited applicants Friday, February 11th and Saturday, February 12th, 2022. Schedule of activities tentatively runs from 9:00am - 4:00pm EST and we will email the schedule to invited applicants. INTERVIEWS WILL BE HELD VIRTUALLY OVER ZOOM.

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Pressure for Athletic Success Can Lead to Stress

Pressure for Athletic Success Can Lead to Stress

Specializing in one sport puts a child at risk for anxiety and depression suggests Jerome Short, PhD, professor of psychology at George Mason University. “Specialization leads to more of one's identity and self-worth coming from successful performance in a single sport,” he said. “Perceived threats and worries increase if we are not accomplishing our goals and having fun playing sports. We may feel helpless and hopeless about improving our performance.”

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When it’s Time to Downsize

When it’s Time to Downsize

Creating a sense of the familiarity of one's old home can make the transition less jarring. "We can bring items like photos and decorations that help recreate the familiar home environment," said Jerome Short, Ph.D., professor of psychology at George Mason University. "Then think about good aspects of the move for our health and safety."

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University Announces 2020 Winter Graduation

University Announces 2020 Winter Graduation

All 2020 graduates, from spring, summer, and fall, are invited to participate in George Mason University’s 2020 Winter Graduation on Thursday, December 17, at 2:00 pm, on GMU-TV. Following the ceremony, CHSS graduates are invited to join the college for its own festivities.

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