"When our students engage with elected officials — as they are in the picture [below] with State Senator Bryce Reeves, a Mason alumnus — policy makers see first-hand the kind of talent that Mason attracts and produces. They also gain greater understanding into the role Mason serves as an economic engine and innovator for Northern Virginia and the entire state." ~ President Ángel Cabrera [... View details ⇨
That feeling when you get to the top with George Mason and you realize it's just the beginning! Who's ready for the Spring semester? #Welcome2Mason transfer students and we can't wait to welcome back all of our students next week!
Local and national first responders will learn how to protect themselves during outbreaks of infectious diseases or pandemics thanks to training from George Mason University’s Office of Safety, Emergency, and Enterprise Risk Management. >> [ Bit.ly Link ]
Veterans of combat often return home from conflict zones with mental and emotional traumas. Sometimes those traumas lead to unhealthy or illegal involvement in drugs and alcohol. If veterans are apprehended in Fairfax County, Va., chances are they’ll be introduced to the Fairfax County Government Veterans Treatment Docket, Virginia’s only court-supervised program specifically for military... View details ⇨
Imagine you are a student at NOVA Community College, but one with a valid George Mason University ID card, access to George Mason’s library and its facilities, the ability to join Mason student organizations and the chance to take one Mason course each school year. If you are a mechanical engineering student in the Mason-NOVA Dual Admissions Compact, those are precisely the privileges... View details ⇨
When the project began, the American students were not certain how the students in Kosovo—the highest per-capita supplier of ISIS fighters in Europe—would respond. After all, the Americans were asking for honest answers as to how violent Muslim extremism had impacted their lives. It was a brave dialogue on both sides of the ocean via Skype between six master’s students from George Mason... View details ⇨
The Rangel Program helps to promote greater diversity in the U.S. Foreign Service by offering a summer enrichment program to undergraduates and a fellowship to rising graduate students. Two alumni and one Mason undergraduate were selected as part of this year's group ➡ [ Bit.ly Link ]
The Dialogue and Difference class at George Mason University is set up so international and American students can explore controversial topics such as politics, race, and religion in a safe, nonjudgmental environment. But when the topic of the hijab came up, Ana Diaz felt tension in the room. >> [ Bit.ly Link ]
Sen. Colgan believed strongly in the power of public colleges and universities to strengthen our communities. He backed up that belief with his tireless support for state institutions, most notably Mason. Sen. Colgan was particularly instrumental in the development of our Science and Technology Campus in Prince William County, his home district.
It's time to Get Patriotic! Cheer on the George Mason Patriots men's basketball team as they take on Virginia Commonwealth University tomorrow at EagleBank Arena.
Buy your tickets here ➡ [ Bit.ly Link ]