Artist rendering of New Horizons spacecraft. Provided by NASA

Scientist Amazed by New Research Revealing ‘Extremely Unusual’ Pluto  

Perseverance pays off for George Mason scientist, a science team co-investigator on NASA’s New Horizons Pluto-Kuiper Belt Mission.

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From left, Sherril, Mary and James Buckner of Williamsburg, Va. join the fun on Family Weekend. Photo by Alexis Glenn.

Moms, Dads and Siblings Join Annual Mason Nation Celebration

Family weekend encourages students to bring relatives to explore George Mason campus.

International experts will meet Oct. 20-24 at George Mason University to talk about how floods, droughts and other climate extremes affect world agriculture, food security and biodiversity. Thinkstock photo.

Symposium to Address Challenges of Food Scarcity in Face of Climate Change

The world’s food supply and the health of ecosystems are topics of discussion at a climate symposium at George Mason University.

Mason’s 2014 Family of the Year: From left, front row: Tyler and Nathan; back row: Jennifer and Ray Niederhausen. Photo courtesy of Niederhausen family.

Mason Junior Puts the Family in Family Weekend

Ray Niederhausen credits his family with helping him succeed as a Mason student. That’s why they were named the Alan and Sally Merten Family of the Year.

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Online Classes Bring Spanish to More Students

Online learning allows students to learn a language at their own pace.

Mason Computer Science Grads See Strong Earning Potential

A computer science degree from Mason means more earning power, a recent salary study shows.

Using 3-D Printing to Help Students Understand Calculus

Beginning next spring, a $20,000 grant established through the 4-VA Consortium will help George Mason University researchers find out if 3-D printing—and the resulting art—can help students more easily understand calculus.

Mason Law Grad Is First Alumnus to Serve in Congress

David Jolly,Mason’s first alumnus to be elected to Congress, says he couldn’t have done it without Mason.

Turn off the Violence: A message from Dr. Cabrera

Eliminating sexual violence from our college campuses is on all of us.

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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

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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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President Cabrera Takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

International Dance Competition

Holi Moli

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