The “What is at the Heart of a Girl” exhibit delivered powerful messages at the first Virginia Girls Summit at Mason. Photo courtesy of Virginia Girls Summit.

Mason Alumni and Students Help Deliver Message of Empowerment to Girls

More than 220 girls and 100 parents from Virginia, western Maryland and North Carolina attended the event on George Mason’s Fairfax Campus.

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Finding your personal rhythm could have big benefits, Mason research shows. Thinkstock photo.

Get Your Groove On: Beats Tap into Brain

Researchers find your own personal rhythm boosts your brain’s motor response and could lift your mood or even your exercise routine.

Former Mason provost Peter Stearns and President Ángel Cabrera join students at a Global Problem Solving Consortium project. Photo by Evan Cantwell

Mason’s Global Problem Solving Consortium in National Spotlight

The Global Problem Solving Fellows Program lets undergraduates to take a common set of courses, participate in special activities related to global problem solving and apply for grants to be used for study abroad.

Alicia Pfund, who is the Luigi Einaudi Fellow at the Center for Peacemaking Practice at Mason's School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, guides a conversation among practitioners in Bogota. Photo courtesy of the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution.

Mason Professors, Graduates Take Active Role in Latin American Conflicts 

Professors and Mason-trained practitioners guided participants in dialogues about natural resource rights.

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Mason Forum Predicts Possible Presidential Hopefuls

Rector and former congressman Tom Davis and politics professor Robert Guttman provide an early handicap for the 2016 race.

Conflict Analysis and Resolution Conference Precedes Annual Lynch Lecture

Leaders in the field offer open discussions and workshops in advance of lecture by John Paul Lederach.

Are You Ready for Basketball?

Friday’s home opener double header promises to be full of excitement, and Mason Nation will get ready for the action with the annual Gold Rush and Hoopla Block Party.

Former Congressmen Break Down the Mid-Terms for Mason Audience

Mason rector Tom Davis compares notes with fellow former congressman Martin Frost in a lively, informative forum.

New Mason Study Offers Ideas for the Region’s Grantmaking Foundations

The region’s young elites are rich and generous, but they have established few foundations in the Washington metro area, a study finds.

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Mason in the Media

After Congress, what’s next?

Huffington Post

University Professor Janine R. Wedel discusses likely next steps for former members of Congress.

Kansas City Royals’ Front Office Is Loaded with Mason Talent


The front office of the Kansas City Royals consists largely of former Mason baseball players.

The Happiness Racket

U.S. News & World Report

Mason psychology professor Todd Kashdan thinks Americans have a “comfort addiction” that has made us less resilient than our ancestors.

Dominican Book Fair Celebrates Washington-area poet Rei Berroa

Washington Post

Mason Spanish professor and poet Rei Berroa is the toast of this year’s Dominican Book Fair in New York.

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Mason student Nicholas Balenger accepting the 2014 Victory Award

What does a great university look like?

Mason and Fairfax leaders discuss future

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