Integrative Studies major Melissa (Mimi) Fuerst spent her summer working at the pool—a vernal pool near Warrenton, Va., that is. Thanks to a second grant from George Mason University’s Office of Student Scholarship, Creative Activities, and Research (OSCAR), Fuerst has been able to continue her research on mole salamanders on the Piedmont.
New Century College alumna Jennifer Souther, BSIN '13, is a chaperone, a teacher’s assistant and a project mentor to high school students who’ve come to the Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation’s residential classes held this month in Front Royal, Va.
The Sustainability Living Learning Community, housed in Piedmont Hall, is for residential students united by their vision for a cleaner, healthier, and more equitable future for our planet. Students in the LLC come from all majors, class years, and walks of life.