Garay visits the Miraflores Locks of the Panama Canal while there on official U.S. Embassy business. Photo courtesy of Katie Garay.

US Embassy 3: Garay poses on the roof of the Hilton Panama during her 10-week internship. Photo courtesy of Katie Garay.

Mason Student Lands Prestigious Summer Internship at U.S. Embassy in Panama

Katie Garay’s week-long internship in Panama taught her the intricacies of working as a Foreign Service officer and gave her insights into her future plans.

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Alan Cheuse

University Mourns the Passing of Alan Cheuse

The esteemed university professor was the author of 16 books and mentored many Mason students.

Translational Criminology. Photo by Alexis Glenn/Creative Services/George Mason University

Mason Student Works to Change Police Force Policies

Criminology PhD student Julie Grieco is testing police cadets’ attitudes toward evidence-based scholarship.

Victoria Lipnic

Obama Nominates Mason Law Grad for EEOC Post

Mason alumna Victoria Lipnic looks to serve a second term on the five-member panel.

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Mason Law Adjunct Debates NSA Spying at Blackhat Conference

Counterterrorism expert Jamil Jaffer explains the reform of the Patriot Act to policy makers, would-be hackers.

Mason’s Mark R. Ginsberg Named to Top Influential Deans of Education List

The dean of George Mason University’s College of Education and Human Development has been named to Mometrix’s 30 Most Influential Deans of Education list.

Displaced by Genocide, Mason Student Plans to Help Other Refugees

Claudine Kuradusenge plans to start NGO for ‘diaspora communities.’

Mason Theater Alumna is Creative Director of New York’s Hunger Games Exhibit

Kate McConnell graduated from George Mason in 2000 with a BA in theater and works as a creative director for the Thinkwell Group.

Spring Into Well-Being Is Over, but George Mason Junior Keeps the Message Alive

A program for the next school year will bring strengths coaching to student organizations to help set priorities and promote cooperation among leaders and members.

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Mason in the Media

To Red-Card Corruption, You Have to Know What a Foul Is

MIT Sloan Management Review

Gregory Unruh, Arison Group Endowed Professor at George Mason University, says that the FIFA corruption scandal is a teaching moment for managers who want to root out corruption.

Room for Debate: Is the Supreme Court too Powerful?

The New York Times

“In a world of enormously powerful government, we need an independent check on its power to control our lives. Despite its flaws, the court often serves that role well,” says Mason law professor Ilya Somin.

Mason Professor Explains Winners and Losers in Sharing Economy

The New York Times

Tyler Cowen addressed an increasingly prickly topic: Who benefits from the emerging “sharing economy” ? “Many taxi drivers dislike the competition from Uber, but we need to think more systematically about the winners and losers as these new institutions develop,” Cowen said in the Times’ Upshot column.

Best and Worst Cities to Start a Career


Ann M. Garner, Associate Director of Career Development at Mason, talks about what factors recent grads should consider when deciding where to look for work.

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Press Releases


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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