Associate Professor Andrea Weeks works with Karoline Oldham, systems biology graduate student, in the herbarium. Photo by Evan Cantwell

Mason Leads Initiative to Record, Digitize Virginia Plant Life

Approximately 350,000 specimens from Mason’s herbarium will be digitized as part of a database that will hold around 3.4 million records of plant life from the southeastern U.S.

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Nguyen Engineering building on the Fairfax Campus. Photo by Alexis Glenn

Mason Programs Highly Ranked by

Engineering and public policy programs get high marks.

Mason's School of Theater and School of Music presents The Mystery of Edwin Drood. Photo by Craig Bisacre

Social Media, Meet Theater: Musical Comedy Engages Crowd in High-Tech Way

Technology provides interaction between audience and actors in The Mystery of Edwin Drood.

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Students, Alumni, Staff Benefit from First Mason China 1+2+1 Program Alumni Panel

Alumni share experiences, advice with current China 1+2+1 students.

Immigration Monologues: Voices of Survival and Success

Students give moving portrayals of obstacles overcome and talk about the difficulties they still face as immigrants.

Symposium to Address Challenges of Food Scarcity in Face of Climate Change

The world’s food supply and the health of ecosystems are topics of discussion at a climate symposium at George Mason University.

Online Classes Bring Spanish to More Students

Online learning allows students to learn a language at their own pace.

Mason Computer Science Grads See Strong Earning Potential

A computer science degree from Mason means more earning power, a recent salary study shows.

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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.

Stark Image Represents Losses From Suicide


On World Suicide Prevention Day, a traveling exhibit, Send Silence Packing, helped open a conversation about mental health on campus.

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International Dance Competition

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