Press Releases

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George Mason University Announces $10M Gift from Peterson Family Foundation

Posted: June 15, 2015 at 4:30 pm, Last Updated: June 15, 2015 at 3:23 pm

The gift was announced at a groundbreaking ceremony for the health sciences building that will be named in honor of the Peterson family.

OAA, Mason’s Institute for Immigration Collaborate on Washington, D.C. African Immigrants Research

Posted: May 29, 2015 at 5:02 am, Last Updated: May 28, 2015 at 4:29 pm

The survey research will also track the experiences of under-employed African immigrants and examine ways to better leverage their skills and create economic stability.

George Mason University Approves Annual Budget That Highlights Affordability, Accessibility and Quality

Posted: May 6, 2015 at 5:29 pm

George Mason University’s Board of Visitors approved the university’s 2015-16 annual budget totaling $977.6 million, a 3.4 percent increase from the previous year.

Governor McAuliffe Joins George Mason University to Launch Institute for Advanced Biomedical Research

Posted: April 23, 2015 at 9:30 am, Last Updated: April 22, 2015 at 5:11 pm

The institute is designed to promote collaboration on research to cure diseases.

White House Health Care Forum on Fairfax Campus Monday

Posted: January 23, 2015 at 4:21 pm, Last Updated: January 27, 2015 at 3:41 pm

President Ángel Cabrera and Provost S. David Wu will join officials from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services at a on-campus forum Monday, Jan. 26.

Leader of Spain’s Socialist Party to Speak at Mason

Posted: January 13, 2015 at 9:54 am

Pedro Sánchez, Secretary General of Spain’s Socialist Party, will speak at a special forum on Jan. 15 that focuses on the inequality in Europe and its impact on politics and public policy.