April 2016 Accolades

Paul D’Andrea, Robinson Professor of Theater and English, received the National Outstanding Eagle Scout Award for adult former Eagle scouts who have made contributions to society by achieving national distinction in their fields. Robert Hazen, Robinson Professor of Earth Sciences, presented a lecture on “Geochemical Complexities and the Origins of Life” at an international astrobiology conference Read more about April 2016 Accolades[…]

February 2016 Accolades

Paul D’Andrea, Robinson Professor of Theater and English, was recognized recently at a reception given by President Ángel Cabrera for Mason nominees and winners of the Commonwealth of Virginia Outstanding Faculty Award. Robert Hazen, Robinson Professor of Earth Sciences, lectured on “Chance and necessity in Earth’s evolution” at the Philosophical Society of Washington. His recently published article “On Read more about February 2016 Accolades[…]

December 2015 Accolades

Robert Hazen, Robinson Professor of Earth Sciences, was named the 2016 Roebling Medalist of the Mineralogical Society of America—the highest career award in mineralogy. He was inducted as a fellow of the Geological Society of America at their annual meeting in Baltimore. He presented lectures on deep carbon in Providence, R.I., and on mineral-molecule interactions Read more about December 2015 Accolades[…]

November 2015 Accolades

Spencer R. Crew, Robinson Professor of American, African American, and Public History, gave the Constitution Day program keynote speech at Marymount University on the topic “Demanding the Right to Vote: The Story behind the 1965 Voting Rights Act.” Crew was the featured speaker at a program sponsored by the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution Read more about November 2015 Accolades[…]

October 2015 Accolades

Robert Hazen, Robinson Professor of Earth Sciences, gave a keynote talk at the Keck Workshop on the co-evolving geosphere and biosphere at Carnegie Institution. He presented two lectures at McGill University in Montreal on origins of life and mineral ecology. Laurie O. Robinson, Robinson Professor of Criminology, Law and Society, was appointed to serve as Read more about October 2015 Accolades[…]

September 2015 Accolades

Spencer R. Crew, Robinson Professor of American, African American, and Public History, served as the advisor to the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington on interpretive planning for their new core exhibit. He made a presentation on the history of the celebration of Juneteenth at the Civil War Interpretive Center at Historic Blenheim in Fairfax. He also served on a panel at a forum Read more about September 2015 Accolades[…]

May 2015 Accolades

Shaul Bakhash, Robinson Professor of History, wrote “Britain and the Abdication of Reza Shah,” based on his current research, which was accepted for publication by the journal Middle Eastern Studies. Robert Hazen, Robinson Professor of Earth Sciences, presented lectures on the future of the Deep Carbon Observatory at the Deutsches Museum in Munich and on Read more about May 2015 Accolades[…]