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Lefty Driesell’s grandson is coaching basketball at George Mason

Washington Post

Michael Moynihan, Mason’s director of basketball operations, is the grandson of college basketball coach Charles “Lefty” Driesell. Driesell is credited with starting the Midnight Madness basketball phenomenon in 1971 while a coach at University of Maryland.

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.

Mason alum is one of Forbes’ 30 under 30


Mason alum Mike Foss, 26,  co-founded For the Win on USA Today’s website. The site had 35 million unique visitors in the third quarter of 2014.

Mason plays pivotal role in Fairfax man’s cancer mission

Washington Post

A volleyball coach’s personal mission to change the lives of those diagnosed with Stage 4 breast cancer led to a cutting edge personalized cancer therapy trial invented and implemented at George Mason University.