Students enjoy rides at Mason Day at the Fairfax campus.

Joy Ride: Mason Day 2014

Enough of the chill; usher in spring. With exciting new rides, games and performances and the best of local fare, George Mason University’s longest-standing tradition, Mason Day, takes off Friday, April 25.

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10 Congressional Candidates Meet in Mason Forum May 5

Foreign relations, domestic issues and personal aspirations will be explored during a forum among Democratic candidates campaigning for Virginia’s 8th Congressional District seat on Monday, May 5.

Mariel Hemingway attends the Leading to Well-Being Conference at the Fairfax Campus.

Mariel Hemingway Shares Her Philosophy of Well-Being

Actress, author and healthy living advocate Mariel Hemingway has spent her life trying to find a sense of peace. She shared her story in the closing keynote presentation at George Mason University’s 2014 Leading to Well-Being Conference and in an interview beforehand.

Linda Seligmann

Researcher Looks at the Challenges of International Adoption

When Linda J. Seligmann and her husband adopted a baby girl from China in 2000, the reception they received triggered her professional, as well as personal, curiosity. The experience led to her latest book, “Broken Links, Enduring Ties: American Adoption across Race, Class, and Nation.”

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Mass Number-Crunching May Help Crack Alzheimer’s Disease Code

By lending a little computer power, people can join a new George Mason University project and help crack the Alzheimer’s disease code.

Symposium Tells ‘Unspoken Histories’ of Landmark Brown v. Board of Education Decision

The Mason community and the public are invited to the April 28 symposium and film screening, which mark the 60th anniversary of the ruling.

Mason Joins State Department’s 100,000 Strong in the Americas Program

Mason received the award in conjunction with the Instituto Tecnólogico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey to enable students at both institutions to study abroad to increase their understanding of global issues.

Match Made at Mason Hall: Mason Nursing Alumni and Students Network on Curriculum and Careers

“What are the best ways to find a job?” and “What’s your best career advice?” were two of the top questions asked by George Mason University senior nursing students who met nursing alumni at a recent networking luncheon.

Global Problem-Solving Consortium Tackles Complex Issues

More than 50 Mason students and faculty attended a forum held April 10 on the Global Problem-Solving Consortium to find out more about the consortium and how to get involved.

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A Provost’s Advice as He Retires: Never Lose Touch with Teaching

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Peter Stearns reflects on his 14 years as provost of George Mason University as he prepares to return to full-time teaching.

A Victory for Athletes as University Employees

The New York Times

Mason men’s basketball coach Paul Hewitt issues a word of caution about college athletes having the right to unionize, saying that an employer-employee sports structure at the university level could be detrimental to athletes’ education.

We the People: Chawky Frenn Paints It As He Sees It

Artscope

School of Art professor Chawky Frenn’s work is reviewed in connection with his new exhibit at Milton Academy’s Nesto Gallery in Milton, Mass.

Highway Robbery: Protecting Connected Cars from Hacks

PC Magazine

Mason computer science professor Damon McCoy says the risk of hacking among connected cars is low because of the lack of monetary motivation but that the need exists for an infrastructure to anticipate and prevent such security threats.

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