Press releases, announcements, and statements
- George Mason University welcomes largest freshman class in school history; total enrollment of over 40,000 students is a record for VirginiaAugust 28, 2023
Total enrollment of over 40,000 students is a record for Virginia
- November 1, 2022
Responding to the Commonwealth’s public health and workforce needs, new interdisciplinary College
will benefit the region and beyond
- August 5, 2022
George Mason University’s Terrorism, Transnational Crime and Corruption Center is pleased to partner with Amazon to co-host the 2022 Bring Down Counterfeiting Public Policy Hackathon.
- Washington, DC-area universities unite to address gun violence through research-based recommendations for actionJuly 22, 2022
Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area launches bold initiative to combat gun violence
- February 25, 2022
Schar School of Policy and Government professor J.P. Singh leads a team of researchers from across George Mason University campuses that has been awarded a three-year, $1.39 million grant to study the economic and cultural determinants for global artificial intelligence (AI) infrastructures—and describe their implications for national and international security.
- February 14, 2022
New center will help grow Virginia’s health workforce pipeline and support continuous learning, upskilling and health workforce development.
- December 10, 2021
George Mason University has named Kimberly Davidson as University Ombudsperson, a new position within the university.
- Mason Enterprise to expand mentorship support for bio startups across the state, in partnership with Virginia BioAugust 12, 2021
Mason Enterprise is partnering with Virginia Bio to establish a new network of life science business mentors to help startups across Virginia launch and scale their ventures.
- July 20, 2021
Fairfax, Va.—George Mason University is pleased to announce that Dr. Sharnnia Artis has been named Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer, effective September 1.
Artis currently serves as Assistant Dean of Access and Inclusion in the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences and Samueli School of Engineering at the University of California, Irvine, one of the most diverse engineering programs in the nation.
- George Mason University tech mentorship program to expand support to early stage tech companies across the commonwealth, with help from GO Virginia grantJuly 13, 2021
Mason Enterprise at George Mason University has been awarded a GO Virginia grant to expand its network of tech mentors. The funding will support the Innovation Commercialization Assistance Program (ICAP), a program under the Virginia Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network, doubling its capacity to assist technology and innovation-driven startups across Virginia.