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Smithsonian Gift Is Whale of a Relic

An ancient whale fossil has made George Mason University’s Exploratory Hall its new home.

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His Village in Ruins, Mason Sophomore Leads Effort to Rebuild

Armed with $8,000 in donations, Tamang helped build temporary bamboo and tin-roof shelters and headed efforts to bring water to the villages from more than half a mile away.

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Happy Heart Walk draws a crowd despite wet weather

The 7th Annual Happy Heart walk drew faculty, staff and students, including Athletic Director Brad Edwards and Beth Cabrera, senior scholar at the Center for the Advancement of Well-Being.

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GOP Hopeful Pataki Weighs in on Higher Ed, Trump at Mason Forum

Pataki was invited by George Mason’s Center for Politics and Foreign Relations to be part of its campaign-long “Issues Forum 2016” series.

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Freshman Class Reinforces Mason’s Commitment to Growth, Diversity

The Class of 2019 includes a Mason-record 3,227 first-time freshmen, one third of whom are first-generation college students.

Mason Experts Address What’s Next for Republican Party after Boehner’s Exit

Mason experts are available to talk about the future of the Republican Party after House Speaker John Boehner’s exit leaves it without a leader at a time when it’s facing a government shutdown and without a clear frontrunner for the 2016 presidential election.

Mason Soccer Star Thrives after Dyslexia Diagnosis: ‘I Decided to Own It’

Washington transferred to Mason from Boston University in spring 2013 because Mason offered greater assistance for students with learning disabilities, his father, Marc, said.

Mason Candidate Series Welcomes George Pataki to Arlington Campus

The Republican presidential candidate will present a policy speech Sept. 29.

Mason Partners with Ghana-based African Peace Building Organization

72 Africa offers global opportunities for professors and students.

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Mason in the Media

Shank: Solving food waste has economic, social and environmental benefits

Time magazine

Michael Shank,  professor at Mason’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, and U.S. Congressman Raul Grijalva (D-AZ), a ranking member on the House Natural Resources Committee, emphasize the importance of overhauling the food system in this Ideas piece for Time magazine.

Rozell: How noncitizens will affect 2016 presidential election


Mark Rozell, acting dean of the School of Policy, Government and International Affairs, co-authors a piece in POLITICO magazine with a Washington Post columnist looking at the impact of noncitizens on the Electoral College and the 2016 presidential race.

George Mason makes ’50 moments that shaped Washington D.C.’

Washingtonian Magazine

Washingtonian Magazine includes George Mason becoming a full-fledged university among other significant milestones as the Metro opening, Nixon resigning and Maya Lin designing the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

Accessibility All-Stars: George Mason University’s Winning Assistive Technology Initiative

LinkedIn Pulse

George Mason is home to one of the most successful accessibility programs in the country, Carolyn Landes writes.

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Students from George Mason University’s Catholic Campus Ministry traveled to Washington, D.C. Thursday, Sept. 24 to see the Pope.

Did you see the newest Mason logo going up? Alexis Glenn, Craig Bisacre and Evan Cantwell shot this time-lapse video of the installation.

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