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George Mason makes ’50 moments that shaped Washington D.C.’

Washingtonian Magazine

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.

Accessibility All-Stars: George Mason University’s Winning Assistive Technology Initiative

LinkedIn Pulse

George Mason is home to one of the most successful accessibility programs in the country,  writes.

How financial need sways graduation rates — and which schools beat the odds

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.

A Mojave Solar Project in the Bighorns’ Way

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.

An ‘extroverted campus’: George Mason University eager to connect with Northern Virginia

Virginia Business

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.

From Madrid to the melting pot, educator helps map others’ success

Washington Post

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.