- October 10, 2023
When his 11-year-old daughter started showing interest in college, first-year student Jimmy Stewart saw an opportunity to demonstrate the importance of higher education by finally getting his bachelor’s degree.
- September 27, 2023
George Mason University professor and alum Susan Howard created Go Nisha Go, an award-winning game that helps girls and young women in India navigate and negotiate life choices.
- September 12, 2022
It’s common to think of Indigenous peoples as living in the past. We may think of them around Thanksgiving or in old films and books. But Native Americans are very much here and now, said Jeremy Campbell, and after decades of struggle, that’s starting to be recognized.
In 2018, U.S. legislation granted federal recognition to six tribes in Virginia. A George Mason University team has been partnering with two of them, the Upper Mattaponi and Chickahominy nations, as they embark on being sovereign nations.
- July 25, 2022
Twenty George Mason University students traveled to Spain this summer as part of a field study summer course called “Leadership Across Difference: Lessons from Medieval Spain.”
- May 18, 2022
Dominique Dowling's passion to advocate for young minds both inside and outside the classroom led Mason’s Alumni Association to name her the 2022 Senior of the Year.
- May 2, 2022
Mason students attended a screening of the documentary “Guardians of the Forest” and the talkback with leaders of the Maijuna indigenous group in Peru, who were featured in the film.
- January 18, 2022
A collaboration between the Honey Bee Initiative and Mason's new Forensic Science Research and Training Laboratory could yield critical advances in forensic science.
- January 14, 2022
Mason graduate student Deion Maith joined Mason’s Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence (ARIE) Task Force because he thinks it’s important to share lived experiences with other students and faculty/staff.
- December 15, 2021
Mason senior Eva Noroski spent a month assisting alumna and Elephant Trails keeper Ashley Fortner at the National Zoo, researching elephant sleep patterns.
- September 29, 2021
U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris visited George Mason University’s Fairfax Campus on Tuesday to speak to students on the importance of voting, in commemoration of National Voter Registration Day.
Before appearing to hundreds of students gathered on Wilkins Plaza, the vice president spoke to Assistant Professor Samuel Frye’s integrative studies class, “Community, Culture and Change,” as a surprise guest speaker.