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College Celebrates Alumni at Two Special Events

College Celebrates Alumni at Two Special Events

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences rolled out a red carpet for its alumni over the course of two evenings during the university's Alumni Weekend. The Distinguished Alumni Reception recognized some of the contributions made by college alumni, and a social event, open to all college alumni, combined scholarship and relaxing fun.

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Still Honoring the Difficult

Still Honoring the Difficult

As a vital architect of a matrilineal literary tradition, Alice Walker stands on the shoulders of artists/activists––from Frances E.W. Harper and Ida B. Wells-Barnett to Lorraine Hansberry and Audre Lorde.

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Abraham Lincoln Revisited

Abraham Lincoln Revisited

When Martin Luther King, Jr., the Civil Rights Movement, and the quest for racial integration dominated the national narrative, the image of Lincoln as the Great Emancipator continued to prevail.

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Nearly 2,700 Students Graduate at 2013 Convocations

Nearly 2,700 Students Graduate at 2013 Convocations

The biggest cap-and-gown-clad graduating class in the history of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at George Mason University walked across the Patriot Center stage last week, in three well-coordinated and enthusiastic convocation ceremonies.

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More Than 2,500 Students Walk at College Convocations

More Than 2,500 Students Walk at College Convocations

A record number of students from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at George Mason University walked across the stage in grand fashion during their convocations on May 17 and 18, 2012. More than 2,500 graduating students were recognized for their efforts in two distinguished ceremonies.

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