Doc Nix and the Green Machine perform at the Green and Gold Bash during Alumni Weekend on the Fairfax Campus. Photo by Alexis Glenn.

Something for Everyone: Mason Nation to Gather for Alumni Weekend

Alumni Weekend runs this weekend, Sept. 19-21, and alumni, faculty, staff and friends can “Lunch and Learn,” enjoy Virginia spirits and the Green Machine at the Green and Gold Bash, and meet friends at events in Fairfax, Arlington, Loudoun County and the District.

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Mason Hosts Ferguson Q & A Policing Panel

The discussion panel will center on police abuse and on racial issues in the media and criminal justice system.

Robinson Professor Steven Pearlstein in class

The Power of Many Perspectives: New School’s Faculty Members Provide a Diversity of Expertise

By blending the renowned faculties of two prominent units, Mason’s new school changes the landscape in teaching tomorrow’s policy-makers.

The Innovation Food Forest is one of many sustainability projects that have helped Mason earn a Gold Rating. Photo by Evan Cantwell/Creative Services/George Mason University.

Reaching the STARS: Mason Achieves National Gold Sustainability Rating

Mason has become the first university in Virginia to achieve a Gold Rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education for its sustainability efforts.

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Changing Lives: Hundreds Driven to Serve on Student-Led Mason Nation 9/11 Day

Mason volunteers supported a variety of causes, from fundraising for veterans and food banks, to donations to hospitals.

New $3 Million Grant to Expand Climate Change Coverage

A pilot program that began at George Mason University four years ago to help weathercasters explain climate change is going nationwide, thanks to a new $3 million National Science Foundation grant.

Mason Among Top National Universities on U.S. News List

The 2015 U.S. News and World Report rankings are in, and George Mason University ranks among the top 150 national universities in the United States.

Serda Ozbenian Becomes Fourth Mason Fulbright Awardee This Year

The Mason alumnus’s research on wolves and bears in Armenia may be applicable to wildlife in the United States and elsewhere.

Mason Researchers Win Key State Grants to Study Alzheimer’s Disease

Chemistry professor Robin Couch and Bioengineering Department chair Joseph Pancrazio are pursuing innovative approaches to fight the debilitating disease.

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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.

When Sports Drive the National Discourse

The Washington Times

The first half of 2014 was a prime example of how the familiar backdrop of sports can spur discussion on weighty societal issues, says Chris Elzey, a term assistant professor in the History and Art History Department and co-director of the Center for the Study of Sport and Leisure in Society.

What to Know Before Taking a Car to College

MSN Money

Mason’s own parking expert Josh Cantor gives some car prep advice to college students.

Tackling the Ebola Epidemic


Mason epidemiologist Kathryn H. Jacobsen of the Department of Global and Community Health talks about the resources needed to tackle the Ebola epidemic.

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