Eric Betzig, awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, meets with students and faculty of the Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study at the Fairfax Campus. Photo by Alexis Glenn.

Nobel Laureate Visits Mason

Eric Betzig’s work makes it possible to see living cells in action with astonishing clarity.

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Award-Winning CNN Anchor Hala Gorani to Deliver Commencement Address

CNN International anchor and Mason alumna Hala Gorani will deliver the commencement address to the Class of 2015

The White House. Photo from Wikipedia Commons

Volgenau School of Engineering Joins White House’s National Engineering Education Initiative

Together, the schools plan to graduate more than 20,000 formally recognized “Grand Challenge Engineers” over the next decade.

Charlotte Gueye of the Fairfax Campuas, Fairfax Peer Advisor Alyxe Perry and Mason Korea student Sang Min Lee at the Registered Student Organizations Fair. Mason Korea has 9 student organizations this semester. Photo courtesy of Mason Korea.

Mason Korea Comes Alive: Enrollment Up, Activities Abound

A year after opening, Songdo bustles with students and events.

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Student Studies Connection of Abusive Treatment of Humans and Animals

Mandy Hood is learning skills to develop curricula to teach conflict resolution across species.

National Survey: Mason Ranked 13th for ‘Best Value Green Colleges’

The ranking includes sustainability efforts, education and overall affordability.

Engineers Week Keeps Building

Students at Mason’s Volgenau School of Engineering explore different facets of engineering during National Engineers Week.

The Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) Graduate Certificate Launches at Mason

The entire program can be completed in just two semesters of classwork.

New Master’s Program Prepares Students for 21st Century’s Global Problems

Ethics, research are key components to create graduates who are ready to take on today’s major risks.

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Mason in the Media

Lefty Driesell’s grandson is coaching basketball at George Mason

Washington Post

Michael Moynihan, Mason’s director of basketball operations, is the grandson of college basketball coach Charles “Lefty” Driesell. Driesell is credited with starting the Midnight Madness basketball phenomenon in 1971 while a coach at University of Maryland.

Cutting edge cancer trial taking place at George Mason

WUSA9 Washington D.C.

George Mason University’s pioneering breast cancer research study is profiled and features researchers Chip Petricoin and Mariaelena Pierobon. The study is funded by the Side-Out Foundation, which was founded by George Mason graduate Rick Dunetz.

George Mason measuring the snowfall

NBC4 Washington

A photo of George Mason in the snow from @GMUWeatherman’s Twitter feed is among viewer photos featured by Mason alum Angie Goff during the News4 broadcast.

How – and why – Google is transforming the map

The Conversation

Mason professors Anthony Stefanidis, Andrew Crooks and Arie Croitoru discuss how Google is transforming maps.

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George Mason men’s basketball takes on Old Dominion on Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m.

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