Press Releases

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Mason President to Serve on Statewide Task Force on Combating Campus Sexual Violence

Posted: September 22, 2014 at 5:09 pm, Last Updated: September 23, 2014 at 9:07 am

George Mason University President Ángel Cabrera was selected Monday, Sept. 22, to serve on a statewide task force aimed at ending sexual violence on college campuses.

Former Congressman Tom Davis Named George Mason University’s Rector

Posted: August 21, 2014 at 4:41 pm, Last Updated: September 17, 2014 at 4:45 pm

Former U.S. congressman Tom Davis is elected university rector by Mason’s Board of Visitors.

Former Super Bowl Champion Named Mason’s Athletic Director

Posted: June 2, 2014 at 12:10 pm, Last Updated: June 5, 2014 at 9:54 am

George Mason University President Ángel Cabrera announced today that Brad Edwards will become the university’s next athletic director. The former Washington Redskin will become the fifth athletic director in George Mason’s history.

TGen and George Mason University announce precision medicine alliance for patients with life-threatening illnesses

Posted: May 6, 2014 at 10:00 am, Last Updated: May 6, 2014 at 10:21 am

$12 million in grants pursued by TGen-George Mason Molecular Medicine Alliance, leveraging institutes’ expertise in genomics and proteomics PHOENIX, Ariz. and FAIRFAX, Va.— May 6, 2014 — The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) and George Mason University today announced the creation of a strategic research alliance to benefit patients with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses….

George Mason University Names Lehigh Engineering Dean Next Provost

Posted: March 18, 2014 at 10:30 am, Last Updated: March 18, 2014 at 1:22 pm

George Mason University has chosen S. David Wu, the dean of a prestigious engineering college, to be its next provost and executive vice president.

George Mason University and INTO University Partnerships Announce Joint Venture to Build International Student Programs

Posted: February 26, 2014 at 10:00 am, Last Updated: February 25, 2014 at 8:29 pm

Media contact for George Mason University: Michele McDonald, 703-993-8781, Media contact for  INTO University Partnerships: Anne Jenkins,  703-624-6125, FAIRFAX, Va. – February 26, 2014 – George Mason University and INTO University Partnerships are announcing a joint venture that will expand the university’s global reach and build international student programs. “The INTO Mason partnership signed today will help increase…