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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PhD Student Recognized with State Department Award

School of Public Policy PhD student David Buffaloe received a Superior Honor Award from the U.S. State Department for various missions he’s orchestrated in hot spots around the world.

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Gallagher Discusses Protecting Your Health and Money

In a new Vision Series lecture, Mason professor Catherine Gallagher uses real case studies to unveil the best ways for individuals to take charge of their own health care.

The Research Hall observatory on a observing session night. Photo by Creative Services.

Students Collaborate with KELT Project to Deepen Understanding of Solar System

Mason astronomy students are using the university’s telescope to study planets around stars that are tens to hundreds of light years away as part of an international research collaboration.

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S-CAR Class Inspires Landmark Lawsuit

What Col. Ellen Haring learned in one of her Mason courses inspired her to be one of two plaintiffs in the landmark 2012 lawsuit that challenged the Department of Defense policy of excluding women from combat positions.

Doctoral Student’s Research Focuses on Drones

The Washington, D.C., region is a hotbed of personal drone development, and PhD student Christopher Vo is getting in on the action. The drones he develops—and he’s built nearly 15 of them—are called quadcopters because they are lifted and propelled by four rotors.

Real Life 101: Saying ‘Yes’

An engaging evening was had by all at George Mason University’s Arlington Campus on April 16 for a lively discussion about the economics and the emotions of weddings.

Mason Joins Worldwide Jazz Day Celebration with an All-Jazz Concert

International Jazz Day will be celebrated at George Mason University with a concert featuring Mason Jazz on Wednesday, April 30, at 8 p.m. in the Concert Hall at George Mason’s Center for the Arts in Fairfax.

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.

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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


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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