Press Releases

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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…

Mason to host Dem. Congressional challenger forum

Posted: February 18, 2014 at 2:21 pm, Last Updated: February 27, 2014 at 1:22 pm

Democratic Candidates Forum at George Mason University, May 5, 7 p.m. George Mason University will host a Candidates Forum for the Democratic nomination for the 8th District Congressional Seat on Monday, May 5 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Founders Hall at the university’s Arlington Campus. This is an exclusive opportunity to hear the invited candidates—11 of them…

What’s Love Got to do With It? Plenty, Finds New George Mason University Study, When It Comes to Sex

Posted: February 5, 2014 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: February 4, 2014 at 4:45 pm

A first-of-its-kind study by researchers at George Mason University’s Department of Global and Community Health and Indiana University’s Center for Sexual Health Promotion draws some conclusions to an age-old question: What does love have to do with sex? And, in particular, among gay and bisexual men in the United States?

George Mason University Leads Partnership for New NSF Spatiotemporal Innovation Center

Posted: January 16, 2014 at 2:59 pm

Led by Mason researcher Chaowei Yang, Keith Clarke (University of California Santa Barbara, co-director), and Peter Bol (Harvard University, co-director), the U.S. NSF Spatiotemporal Innovation Center is projected to receive more than $2 million/year from agencies and industry to conduct transformative research and development.

George Mason University Loudoun Site to Move Next Year

Posted: November 21, 2013 at 12:54 pm

The new site is adjacent to the Loudoun Campus of Northern Virginia Community College, which currently leases space in the building where Mason’s operations will move, and the move will enable the two institutions to partner in new ways.

Construction Updates