This spring, area zoo enthusiasts celebrated the birth of 10 red panda cubs at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) in Front Royal, Va., a partner in George Mason University’s Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation.
Strengthening President Ángel Cabrera’s declaration that George Mason University’s pursuit of sustainability goals is a central feature of its commitment to being a university for the world, George Mason has become the first university in Virginia to achieve a Gold Rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.
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.