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Washingtonian Magazine includes George Mason becoming a full-fledged university among other significant milestones as the Metro opening, Nixon resigning and Maya Lin designing the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
George Mason is home to one of the most successful accessibility programs in the country, Carolyn Landes writes.
The Washington Post
At the flagship public universities of Maryland and Virginia, students with economic advantages graduate at a higher rate than those who are less fortunate, a gap between haves and have-nots that troubles many schools around the country.
But at George Mason, the largest public university in Virginia, the opposite is true, Nick Anderson writes.
New York Times
Two important environmental imperatives, ecosystem protection and renewable energy development, are squared off against each other in the Soda Mountains of California’s Mojave Desert.
Mason’s Thomas Lovejoy co-authored the op-ed with Harvard professor emeritus Edward O. Wilson.
George Mason University does not believe in the ivory tower. The old image of a lofty institution of higher learning isolated from the practical realities of life is contrary to its mission.
Thomas Heath writes about University President Ángel Cabrera in his Value Added column:
The thing I find inspiring about Cabrera is his commitment to helping others like him, who were born with raw talent but without the map forward that comes with the privileged background.