Best-selling author Tom Rath shares well-being wisdom at Mason’s Center for the Arts. Photo by Craig Bisacre

Best-Selling Author Lauds Mason as First University to Launch Major Well-Being Initiative

“How Full is Your Bucket?” author Tom Rath shared his advice for making a positive impact with Mason Nation.

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A new federal grant will help Mason professors identify gifted students in public schools. Photo courtesy of Fairfax County Public Schools.

Multi-Million-Dollar Grant Will Help Identify Underrepresented, High-Potential Students

Study will use problem-based learning to identify and serve low-income gifted students.


Charrette Planned to Explore Town Gown Relations

Participants will help craft a 10-year blueprint for the future of Fairfax.

Mason INTO student Yang Tian (in orange) during a musical number in "The Mystery of Edward Drood." Photo courtesy of Tian.

INTO Mason Student Gets Her First Big Break

Yang Tian had big dreams for her acting career when she arrived at Mason from her native China in August.

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Professor Receives Funding to Study Juvenile Detention Alternatives

Mason professor will study detention alternatives for adolescents thanks to a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant.

Big Data Symposium to Give Students Know-How in Growing Field

George Mason University is teaming with IBM Corp. to give students some “big data” know-how—offering everything from answers to research questions to information on what new jobs are available in this expanding field.

Social Media, Meet Theater: Musical Comedy Engages Crowd in High-Tech Way

Technology provides interaction between audience and actors in The Mystery of Edwin Drood.

No Bones About It: Student Combines Interest in Art and Science with Fossil Displays

Paleontology appeals to a wide range of students.

Students, Alumni, Staff Benefit from First Mason China 1+2+1 Program Alumni Panel

Alumni share experiences, advice with current China 1+2+1 students.

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Kansas City Royals’ Front Office Is Loaded with Mason Talent


The front office of the Kansas City Royals consists largely of former Mason baseball players.

The Happiness Racket

U.S. News & World Report

Mason psychology professor Todd Kashdan thinks Americans have a “comfort addiction” that has made us less resilient than our ancestors.

Dominican Book Fair Celebrates Washington-area poet Rei Berroa

Washington Post

Mason Spanish professor and poet Rei Berroa is the toast of this year’s Dominican Book Fair in New York.

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.

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Mason and City of Fairfax Discuss Future

President Cabrera Takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

International Dance Competition

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