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Students Collaborate with KELT Project to Deepen Understanding of Solar System Tuesday, April 22,2014

Students Collaborate with KELT Project to Deepen Understanding of Solar System

A recent article highlights George Mason University astronomy students that are using Mason’s telescope to study planets around stars that are tens to hundreds of light years away as part of their class assignments and an international research collaboration.

The undergraduates involved are taking UNIV 491 Students as Scholars Individualized Scholarly Experience, a course devoted to doing research with the Mason telescope. These classes are part of Mason’s research and scholarship-intensive coursework.

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 Undergraduate Yang Presents Two Projects at National Conference Tuesday, April 15,2014

Undergraduate Yang Presents Two Projects at National Conference

Zi Yang, a current URSP student, was recently highlighted in an article for his NCUR presentation. Yang is a history major was accepted to present two projects at the 2014 National Conference on Undergraduate Research, held in April in Lexington, Kentucky. His first presentation was titled, "Campaigns for the Land of the Great Khan: The Chinese and Russian Struggle for Hegemony over Outer Mongolia, 1911-1922." His second presentation, "Blood Red Yangtze River: The First Ten Days of the Nanking Massacre," emerged from research mentored by Professor Marion Deshmukh and was funded by OSCAR.

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Students Build Personal Finance Consulting Software for Chinese Patrons Tuesday, March 25,2014

Students Build Personal Finance Consulting Software for Chinese Patrons

Zhu and Hou research project highlighted in Mason article found titled,"Students Build Personal Finance Consulting Software for Chinese Patrons". Their project was titled, “Push China under the Impact of Globalization: Building a Business Model on Personal Financial Consultancy" and was funded by OSCAR through the Undergraduate Research and Scholars Program (URSP). Zhu and Hou presented their research and product demo at the URSP final presentations, where they received an award from Mason’s QEP Leadership Council.

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Dance Student Uses OSCAR Grant for Choreography Project Tuesday, March 25,2014

Dance Student Uses OSCAR Grant for Choreography Project

Congratulations to Hannah King on her highlighted choreography project which was featured in a recent article, "Dance Student Uses OSCAR Grant for Choreography Project". Hannah was funded by OSCAR through the Fall 2013 Undergraduate Research Scholars Program (URSP). Hannah and her dance group will also travel with OSCAR to the National Conferences on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) next week to perform her choreographed routine.

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