President Ángel Cabrera is soaked in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge during Convocation. Photo by Craig Bisacre/Creative Services/George Mason University.

Heads Up: Convocation Fires Up Freshmen and Transfer Students With Icy Conclusion

Convocation, an annual rite of passage to Mason, ended with a chill this morning as the Patriot mascot dumped ice water on President Cabrera.

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Mason Mayhem goes into a spin at the Johnson Center. Photo by Will Martinez/Creative Services/George Mason University.

Mason Launches First Weekend of Welcome Back Patriots Week

It’s Welcome Back Patriots Week. Download the new new mobile app and check out the latest social media connections, along with dozens of events on all campuses that help bring everyone into the Mason Nation fold.

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Mason Board Elects Former Congressman Davis as Rector

The seven-term congressman brings decades of national and regional insight to the university.

Freshman Move-In in The Commons and Rappahannock Neighborhoods at the Fairfax Campus. Photo by Craig Bisacre/Creative Services/George Mason University

Fresh Faces: Mason Welcomes Freshmen to Residence Halls This Week

Freshmen students move into residence halls and prepare to embark on the college experience at Mason.

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For Better or Worse, Mason Data Show Economic Forecast for the Region

Economic forum looks at the region’s recovery and what Mason is doing to produce a better outlook.

Making a Better World: Student Learns to Link Theory to Practice to End Conflict

A cross-borders friendship taught a young woman in Switzerland that genocides exist; she now is learning how to build peace.

Unpack and Unwind: The Fun Begins as Patriot Preamble Welcomes Students This Week

A variety of activities are scheduled for incoming freshmen and transfer students to make their first days at Mason informative and entertaining.

Fenwick Gallery Highlights Staff Artwork

Libraries staff’s artistic talents are showcased in an exhibition in the new Fenwick Gallery.

Immigrant Impact on the American Pharmaceutical Industry

New briefs by Mason’s Institute for Immigration Research detail the economic contributions of immigrants in the United States.

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What to Know Before Taking a Car to College

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Mason’s own parking expert Josh Cantor gives some car prep advice to college students.

Tackling the Ebola Epidemic


Mason epidemiologist Kathryn H. Jacobsen of the Department of Global and Community Health talks about the resources needed to tackle the Ebola epidemic.

‘There is No Such Thing as Ebola’

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Kathryn H. Jacobsen, associate professor for epidemiology at the Department of Global and Community Health at George Mason University weighs in on the reason why many West Africans won’t get tested for the deadly Ebola virus.

Interviewing 101: ‘See Yourself as a Resource’ to Employers


Mason’s University Career Services director Christine Cruzvergara offers interviewing tips.

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