Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe joined George Mason University President Ángel Cabrera on Thursday to launch the university’s Institute for Advanced Biomedical Research, a multidisciplinary center that will pursue some of the toughest medical questions facing society. Left to right: George Mason University President Ángel Cabrera; Tom Davis, rector; S. David Wu, provost; and Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe. Photo by Evan Cantwell.

Virginia Officials Applaud Opening of Mason’s Institute for Advanced Biomedical Research

About 100 researchers are expected to be working at the 75,000-square-foot Institute for Advanced Biomedical Research.

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President Ángel Cabrera will take questions from Mason Nation at the next "Ask Dr. Cabrera" event. Photo by Alexis Glenn

Mason President to Answer Student, Staff, Faculty Questions in Second ‘Ask Dr. Cabrera’ Forum

“Ask Dr. Cabrera” is scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 29, in the Johnson Center Cinema on the Fairfax Campus.

Kourtney Riley co-curates Sheroes and Womanists: An Examination of Feminist(s) Subjectivity in Modern and Contemporary African American Art exhibition at Flashpoint Gallery located in Washington, D.C. Photo by Evan Cantwell.

Mason Student Lands Chance to Co-Curate Washington, D.C., Art Exhibit

Riley is the first arts management major to receive the CulturalDC Fellowship.

A band plays during Mason Day, Fairfax Campus Quarangle, 1980s. Photo courtesy of  Special Collections & Archives, George Mason University Libraries.

50 Years of Mason Day: Tug-o-War, Bands and a Greased Pig

Alumni who were there recall the origins of one of Mason’s longest standing traditions.

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George Mason’s Peace Corps Prep Program Builds Pathway to Global Volunteerism Career

Mason has been preparing graduate students for the Peace Corps for the past 10 years as a partner of the Peace Corps Master’s International and Coverdell Fellows programs.

U.S. Rep. Comstock, Regional Officials Address Local Human Trafficking at Mason

The shadowy crime is a multimillion dollar business in Northern Virginia.

Cybersecurity Symposium: Mason Forum Aims to ‘Demystify’ Hacking

Student-edited National Security Law Journal hopes to help shape national conversation.

Mason’s Neural Informatics Center Joins International Brain Research Project

The effort will allow scientists to examine and share mountains of data, gain insights into brain functions and turn the data into knowledge.

Student Studies Connection of Abusive Treatment of Humans and Animals

Mandy Hood is learning skills to develop curricula to teach conflict resolution across species.

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New fire extinguisher: Bass hum booms flames out


Firefighters may be snuffing blazes with deep-toned sound, if a new device invented by two engineering students at George Mason Univeresity catches on.

Cutting edge cancer trial taking place at George Mason

WUSA9 Washington D.C.

George Mason University’s pioneering breast cancer research study is profiled and features researchers Chip Petricoin and Mariaelena Pierobon. The study is funded by the Side-Out Foundation, which was founded by George Mason graduate Rick Dunetz.

George Mason measuring the snowfall

NBC4 Washington

A photo of George Mason in the snow from @GMUWeatherman’s Twitter feed is among viewer photos featured by Mason alum Angie Goff during the News4 broadcast.

How – and why – Google is transforming the map

The Conversation

Mason professors Anthony Stefanidis, Andrew Crooks and Arie Croitoru discuss how Google is transforming maps.

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George Mason men’s basketball takes on Old Dominion on Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m.

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