- May 12, 2022
Did you know that up until the 2004 Commencement George Mason University graduation gowns were black? The university moved to green gowns in 2004, thanks to the work of a Traditions Committee.
- May 11, 2022
Two Mason ASCE teams won first place in their region 2 competitions.
- May 6, 2022
School of Art professor Christopher Kardambikis was determined to focus his operations and curriculum on printmaking processes that are nontoxic, energy efficient, and supportive of the repurposing of paper scraps into new usable sheets.
- April 25, 2022
This spring a small team of George Mason University students used the Patriot Green Fund to enhance the diversity of the university’s Honey Bee Pollinator Garden. This garden, which sits outside of Roberts House on the Mason’s Fairfax Campus, serves as a biodiverse pollinator haven for the bees currently residing nearby in one of the Honey Bee Initiative’s apiaries.
- April 21, 2022
Sponsored by the Institute for a Sustainable Earth (ISE) and the Business for a Better World Center, the 17 Rooms-U produced dozens of ideas, some of which were combined during follow-up conversations. Groups championing those ideas are now receiving up to $5,000 in seed money to implement their sustainability plans.
- April 19, 2022
Mason professor Kerri LaCharite writes and teaches about sustainable food systems, urban agriculture and the effects of agriculture-based learning on eating behaviors.
- April 13, 2022
Graduate students in the MBA elective class help companies examine their impact on the environment and offer solutions to reduce their environmental footprint.
- April 12, 2022
The Honors College class on the “100th Meridian Project” involves a multidisciplinary investigation into the water crisis in the American West.
- April 21, 2015
George Mason students, staff and faculty got their first looks at the newly renovated greenhouse that’s part of the school’s push toward improved sustainability.
- January 26, 2022
Since Michael Riggi was about six years old, his father and brother would take him to a “Cars and Coffee” show in Great Falls, Virginia, on weekends. Being around classic automobiles and luxury vehicles, Riggi said he developed an appreciation for cars, and other machines that go fast, including planes, boats, and rockets.
Now, as a junior at George Mason University, his career path has also been racing forward.