When Caitlin Lundquist (BA ’14, Environmental and Sustainability Studies) enrolled at George Mason University, she had no idea where her studies would lead. On her first day of her first class, however, her world shifted. In a classroom discussion of the environmental challenges facing the world, Lundquist found her passion, and now, five years later, has launched her career as Sodexo’s Sustainability and Marketing Coordinator at Mason.
When Xiaoxia Zhang arrived at George Mason University from Beijing, China, she had a difficult time deciding whether to major in psychology or environmental science. She decided on psychology, but she is able keep up with her interest in the environment through the Sustainability Living Learning Community, where she has lived for two years.
The research article entitled “Business as a Collaborative Partner: Understanding Firms’ Sociopolitical Support for Policy Formation” was just made available via Public Administration Review (PAR)'s early release. This article provides important perspective about firms’ diverse responses to mandatory regulations and uses climate change regulation as the policy application.