Former Virginia Secretary of Education and former first lady of the commonwealth Anne Holton will join the faculty as a visiting professor, with a dual appointment.
Anne Schiller worked to make sure indigenous peoples were portrayed "accurately and with dignity" in the crime adventure starring Matthew McConaughey.
“This is a place where you can put forward new ideas, and there are people willing to give them a chance,” Jimmy Hazel, JD ’84 said. “That makes it fun to be involved. At some places, tradition can prevent new events and new ideas from moving forward. Here we develop our own traditions.”
May 2017 grad Stephanie Bishop, BA '17 spent months working on her senior research project, but it wasn't until she spent a week traveling in Guatemala that it all came together.
Her friends would go on to be rocket scientists, mathematicians, biologists and the like, but Mason’s Amanda Bowen, BA '17 had her own path in mind.
As principal at Minnieville Elementary School in Woodbridge, Va., Provencio, MED '07 turned an underperforming institution into one of Prince William County’s best performing elementary schools.
The Mason and Partners Clinic “cut the gauze” on a new permanent building in Manassas Park expanding health care services from one to five days a week. 
On July 1, 2005 representatives from Mason’s Oral History Program Special Collections & Archives interviewed former George Mason President George Johnson. The full oral histories are available in the Fenwick Library.
Mason, Fairfax County, and Covanta partner to turn I-95 Landfill Complex in Lorton, Va. into green meadows with grasses, wildflowers, and bees—lots of bees.
The award recipients embody George Mason's innovation, diversity, and entrepreneurial spirit; they are leaders in their communities and professions and are making a difference in the world.
Inspired by the germ-fighting abilities of Komodo dragon blood, Mason researchers have created a new way to kill antibiotic-resistant bacteria while spurring the human body’s cells to heal cuts faster.
More than 7,000 students will be eligible to take part in the 2017 Spring Commencement and Degree Celebrations this week at George Mason University. Marty Baron, the executive editor of The Washington Post, will serve as the commencement speaker on May 20.
Celebrate
Great ideas and business savvy were rewarded April 28 at the annual Deans’ Business Competition & Mobile Game Competition, a high-stakes pitch contest for current and prospective Mason entrepreneurs and innovators.
History and engineering professor, Larrie D. Ferreiro, was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in History for his book Brothers at Arms: American Independence and the Men of France and Spain Who Saved It.
When Matthew Baldwin, BM Music '06 began teaching violin to Isabella Nicola, he had no idea of the journey they were beginning.
Innovation
Aiming high was just what Mason’s Jasmine Renderos had in mind when she first began entertaining ideas about serving in the Foreign Service following graduation.
Milestones seemed inevitable on Thursday, April 6, when Mason embarked on its first Giving Day. The initiative was a new way for the university-wide community to learn about and give back to the drivers of Mason’s success.
The partnership provides a single institutional experience from admission to NOVA through graduation from Mason.
What is the nature of success? At Mason’s recent 2017 Celebration of Scholarships, nearly 240 attendees were asked to ponder this question.
Four of the 25 regional business leaders selected for the Washington Business Journal’s 2017 Minority Business Leader Awards attended George Mason University.
When Bethany Hall-Long, PhD Nursing '93, was sworn in as lieutenant governor of Delaware, on Jan. 17, she also became the first Mason alumna to hold the second-highest office in state government. She is this year’s Alumna of the Year.
English professor Don Gallehr marks a Mason first this month: celebrating 50 years as a faculty member here. 
George Mason’s part-time MBA program is tied for 53rd nationally, of 301 institutions, in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report rankings of the best graduate schools.
Researchers at Mason are developing a tool combining intelligent computer software and high-level crowdsourcing that will allow intelligence analysts to give sound advice to decision makers in high-pressure situations.
The Alumni Association is proud to present the following scholarships to outstanding Mason students. Each scholarship recipient will have $2,500 put in their student account for tuition assistance in the fall semester 2017.
Achieve
Danna Chavez Calvi spent much of her career at Mason working with DREAMers, a nonpartisan organization that serves undocumented students.
John Hillen, professor of management and executive-in-residence at the School of Business, has received the U.S. Navy Meritorious Public Service Award, the third-highest civilian award the Navy can bestow.
David Verburg has nothing but fond memories of his time at George Mason University. The diversity he experienced among students and faculty has helped him feel comfortable among different cultures as he travels the world as a professional track athlete, he said.
Reedy has been working with three of her former students—Grace Ball, Megan Caputo and Madison Horwitz—now alumnae and professional dancers for Company Danzante.
Mason alumni started the conversation at homecoming over the weekend. If you weren’t able to make it, we hope you will join now! 
After months on set, peering through the viewfinder of a movie camera lens, Hans Charles saw the finished fruits of his labor premiere on Netflix in October.
One spoon. One paragraph. That’s all it took to send Željana Varga on a research mission that not only broke new ground on day-to-day living in World War II concentration camps but also took her on a personal journey of discovery.
Imagine you are a student at Northern Virginia Community College, but one with a valid Mason ID card, access to their library and its facilities, the ability to join student organizations and the chance to take one Mason course each school year.
One spoon. One paragraph. That’s all it took to send Željana Varga on a research mission that not only broke new ground on day-to-day living in World War II concentration camps but also took her on a personal journey of discovery.
Ángel Cabrera joined PBS's Miles O'Brien to discuss what President Trump’s policy could mean for higher education.
Professor D.R. Butler, whose service to Mason spans a quarter-century, has followed a remarkable path over his 82 years.
Cancer treatments often involve applying drugs or therapies from outside the body, but George Mason University bioengineering professor Nitin Agrawal is working on a method to treat tumors internally.
Ryan Johnson is a noodler when it comes to electronic gizmos. Give him a new device and he can’t but help explore the apps and coding to see how things work.
The university’s online master’s program in applied information technology is ranked 36th among U.S. institutions, and its online master’s program in accounting is tied for 63rd.
Veterans of combat often return home from conflict zones with mental and emotional traumas. Sometimes those traumas lead to unhealthy or illegal involvement in drugs and alcohol. If veterans are apprehended in Fairfax County, Va., chances are they’ll be introduced to the Fairfax County Veterans Treatment Docket, Virginia’s only court-supervised program specifically for military veterans.
Mason recognized the legacies of Nobel Prize laureates James M. Buchanan and Vernon L. Smith by renaming buildings in Fairfax and Arlington in their honor in a ceremony on Friday, Nov. 18
Have you recently gotten a new job? Started a family? Opened a new business? We want to know! Your class note could be featured on our social media channels or in the next issue of the Mason Spirit.
George Mason University professor Kevin Clark is certain that African-American youth in low- and middle-income communities can enhance their education and even change their lives through the use of technology.
Mason Nation is on the road to Richmond again for the fifth year of “Mason Lobbies,” an annual event that takes Mason students and alumni to Virginia’s Capitol to lobby for Mason’s student priorities at the state level.
In Mason’s new sports analytics minor, students are taught to use big data to enhance an organization’s business directives.
The Schar School and the Washington Post have joined forces to conduct a series of political polls in Virginia over the next year, forging a strategic partnership that will illuminate voter sentiment on a broad range of political and public policy issues.

Coach Dave Paulsen’s approach to on-court success starts with building the right culture with his student-athletes.

Transitioning from military service to civilian life can be a challenge for any veteran. For the nation's thousands of disabled veterans, the challenges are even greater.
The Patriots will be recognizing 50 years of George Mason men's basketball during the 2016-17 season.
George Mason University has been named one of the nation’s top schools in terms of best practices for military- and veteran-supported education.
As hard as Risa Enrique tried, she could not hold back the tears. What other reaction could she have, really? Her parents had uprooted their lives for her, moving from Florida to Virginia so she could attend George Mason University.
A team including a George Mason University professor has found there is no link between the use of calcium supplements and cardiovascular disease
Tom Lovejoy has been awarded a lifetime achievement award from the National Council for Science and the Environment.
Mason researchers are bringing personalized medicine to more breast cancer patients this year as the university teams again with the Side-Out Foundation for the third phase of a groundbreaking trial.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Ohio Gov. John Kasich helped the George Mason University community dedicate the newly named Schar School of Policy and Government on Monday, recognizing long-time Mason supporter Dwight C. Schar for his generous gift to the school.
Six Supreme Court justices joined the George Mason University community on Oct. 6 to formally dedicate the Antonin Scalia Law School in Arlington, with Justice Elena Kagan saying the newly named law school was fitting of a “remarkable judge and teacher.”

The number of alumni donors increased by 8.65 percent and the dollars gifted increased by 72 percent. In the past few years, we’ve seen our first million-dollar gift from an alumnus and an increase in major gifts.

They don’t look much alike, and they certainly aren’t interested in the same areas of study. But the Baines triplets—Nic, Julia and Zach—are all newly enrolled Honors College students at George Mason University this fall, and living in freshman dorms only steps away from one another
Rosa Parks’ dress. A hat belonging to Marcus Garvey. The casket of Emmitt Till. All of these objects, each symbolic and important in its own way, were located, examined and meticulously verified before being added to the collection of the new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Get ready for another exciting season of Mason Patriots men's basketball. The season kicks off Saturday, Nov. 12 against Towson.

Have you recently gotten a new job? Started a family? Opened a new business? We want to know! Your class note could be featured on our social media channels or in the next issue of the Mason Spirit!

Mason's efforts to increase diversity in the student population has been recognized with top rankings in Diverse Top 100 Degree Producers, a national survey of U.S. colleges.
Humanities research explores ideas at the core of who we are—what makes a good life, what’s ethically permissible, and what is the nature of existence?
Abigail Solis, a senior athletic training major, is believed to be the Redskins’ first female athletic training academic intern and will work home games in the regular season.

Last year, two-thirds of students applied for need-based aid, yet only 1 out of 20 had their financial needs fully met.

The village of Nangi in western Nepal is as remote as it is beautiful. It takes up to nine hours to reach the next large town from Nangi’s location 7,300 feet up in the Himalayas.
Mason Speakers comprises over 100 professors, researchers, administrators and alumni volunteers from George Mason University who provide lectures and guest presentations to organizations and businesses free of charge.
Sharon Dorsey’s internship at the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge include the beach and wilderness trails, which are just perfect for the morning runs that keep her sprinter’s legs in shape.
George Mason University continues to climb the list in the Center for World University Rankings, landing at No. 397 in the 2016 survey of 1,000 universities.

The George Mason University baseball team will begin a new chapter in the program’s history when the first pitch is thrown at Spuhler Field for the 2017 season.

Assistant Vice President, Director of Athletics Brad Edwards announced in July that the school has extended head men’s basketball coach Dave Paulsen’s contract for one year through the 2021 season.

George Mason University and Ceres Nanosciences recently created a urine-based Lyme disease test that was shown in a trial to be more accurate than the one the CDC uses.

George Mason was one of four “pioneer” institutions that signed on to “Operation Educate the Educators,” an initiative that prepares school personnel to meet the needs of military-connected students.
A grade-school fascination with Harriet Tubman led Craddock to write a screenplay about the historical heroine.
As any runner can tell you, the amount of work that goes into training for marathons is substantial, and training for ultra marathons even more so. And as any student can tell you, getting a master's degree also takes a good bit of work.
Forget standing in front of the class at the white board—3D printers are putting math equations into the hands of students.
Fifty years ago, Bob Cleveland, Doug Tibbetts, Bob Dorn, and I were sitting in the Annandale Hot Shoppes (a drive-in of long ago) and decided George Mason College needed a social life and a school identity. 
Mason alumnus Mike Foss was named one of the top media stars to watch.
The 2.7 percent increase in tuition, fees, room/board is among lowest in Commonwealth
Tolchin, a political scientist who frequently collaborated with her journalist husband on books exploring women in politics, died May 18 at her home in Washington.
The 2016-17 elected Alumni Association Board of Directors will begin their term on July 1. Congratulations to our board members.

Yuntao Wu wanted his research to matter. Having spent years working on trying to build better pesticides, he decided instead to go in a different direction. Now, he's researching a cure for HIV.

The 8-year-old Labrador retriever attended every class with Tiffany Jolliff, who is blind, during her two years in the Organization Development and Knowledge Management degree program.
Fernando Mico knows what it’s like to bounce around from job to job after college.
The BAC held its annual scholarship fundraiser Black Scholars Golf Classic at Pleasant Valley Golf Club in Chantilly last month.
Congressman David Jolly, '01 was presented with the School of Law's Distinguished Alumnus of the Year award on April 13 as part of the GMUAA’s Celebration of Distinction.
Sameen Yusuf developed a low-cost analyzer that measures oxygen concentration in neonatal incubators.
Public health care officials changed the way a lifesaving vaccine is administered, potentially setting a new standard for preventing diseases.
Imagine burglars have targeted your home, but before they break in, you’ve already moved and are safe from harm.
Dwight C. Schar has pledged $10 million to the university’s School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs.
Senior Mailey Shimon interned in costuming for the stage adaption of “A Bronx Tale" in New York City.
Less than a year after the public launch of the $500 million Faster Farther campaign, George Mason University has already received the largest gift in its history.
More than 99 percent of the country’s weathercasters think climate change is happening, and 68 percent say it’s largely caused by human activity.
Like the World Affairs Council, we are committed to educating individuals who understand the complexities of our interconnected world and is ready to make a positive difference.
A milestone in the history of S-CAR was reached on April 6 with the official opening of Point of View, a conference and retreat center dedicated to the study and practice of conflict resolution.
McAuliffe, Virginia's 72nd governor, has helped launch many Mason initiatives since taking office in 2014.

Mason lost a great scientist and colleague in Harold Morowitz last month.

Students re-live the thrill ride of Mason's 2006 Final Four tournament run with Fenwick exhibit.

Mason alumnus and Board of Trustees chair Jimmy Hazel, JD '84 was joined by many of his family members as the university honored him during Homecoming Week.

Alison Cuellar—associate professor in the Department of Health Administration and Policy—has been selected to serve on a committee that will review the state of health disparities in the U.S.
Brown was named to the 2016 AWBCA Good Works Teams honoring college basketball student-athletes who have dedicated themselves to bettering the lives of others.
Deborah Crawford is bringing her extensive experience in research at the federal, university and nonprofit levels to Mason as vice president of research.
The NBA's all-time leading scorer discusses a wide-range of topics in his open forum at Mason.
While Koreen Parry was growing up on St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands, her father, David, constantly preached the importance of good grades.

An impressive new home for the university’s College of Health and Human Services is quickly rising on the Fairfax Campus.

The opening of the 150,000-square-foot addition to Fenwick Library was the culmination of five years of planning and construction to transform the space.
The exhibit “Power and Pathos” at the National Gallery of Art in Washington showcases some 50 bronzes once lost in fires, shipwrecks, volcanoes and earthquakes.
After three years and 300 patients, researchers have proof that their early-detection urine test for Lyme disease works.
Graduate students emphasize importance of participation and getting to know professors.
When Paige Epler started her first day of classes at George Mason University, the then-13-year-old had the usual student jitters.
Mason University researchers illustrate the considerable impact of pets on the U.S. health care system.
After two years Coackley's charity has sent 10,000 hats across the world to cancer kids who lost their hair to chemotherapy.
Nearly one-third, or 32 percent, of the 2,412 students who received bachelor’s degrees are the first in their families to earn a degree.

Mason’s first library was a state-of-the-art facility. But that was 1967. More than 40 years later, a new Fenwick Library has taken shape.

The trainers—graduate students who majored in athletic training—are board certified and state licensed. They work about 20 hours a week and in the fall covering a variety of sports.
Help make a difference and create an opportunity for future Mason students; give back by supporting the Alumni Association’s scholarship funds.
For George Mason, the gap was a plus $7,199—that is, expected earnings of $49,801 compared with median earnings of $57,000.
Starting in January, Mason undergraduate students have a unique opportunity to spend a spring semester conducting research with Smithsonian biologists.
Mason’s “military related” student population is 3,200 almost 10 percent of the university’s 34,000 students.
Better understanding how mitochondria work could help advance medical treatments for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and therapies to repair the heart after heart disease has taken its toll.

The question posed to presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders by a student at Mason’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution has become a video viewed more than 1.4 million times.

Learn about Faster Farther, the $500 million comprehensive campaign for Mason, and how you can make a contribution to the Alumni Association's scholarship endowment fund.

Kansas City Royals general manager Dayton Moore and three other alumni played key roles in brining Kansas City their first World Series title since 1985.
About 2,725 students in the past three years have completed an original research or creative project at Mason.
More than 110 alumni and current students returned to the School of Music for Alumni Weekend 2015, ready to perform.
Mason professor Eric Anderson brings his love of vampires in literature to the classroom.
The music you shake a tail feather to now could one day improve brain functions impaired by memory loss and dementia.
Living life as a rebel on wheels is what started Ben Ashworth down a path of artistry that would later influence many.

Alumni are encouraged to help recognize Mason’s outstanding alumni, faculty member, or senior student by nominating them for one of the Alumni Association’s annual awards. Deadline for submissions is Monday, Nov. 23.

Mason continued to climb the ranks of the nation’s top universities, according to the latest assessment by U.S. News and World Report.
The Rathskeller—one of Mason’s first restaurants—underwent a major makeover this summer.
Professor Jagadish Shukla was appointed last month to the Prime Minister’s Council on Climate Change for his native India.
Mason has once again been ranked among the top 151-200 of the best 500 universities in the world by China’s Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
Mason faculty members from the School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs spent two weeks in Japan teaching courses.

Mason has arguably grown faster than any other American university. The question now becomes: how do we take that growth farther?

Two weeks into his summer internship at Southwest Airlines, and the film and video studies major at Mason was alone on assignment.
More than 380 alumni-athletes contributed approximately $110,000 as part of the 2015 Alumni-Athlete Giving Challenge.
Freshman applications are now available on the Mason’s website.
What began as a two-day literary event in 1999, organized by Mason and the City of Fairfax, has expanded into a week-long, multiple-venue, regional festival.

Lacrosse and Wrestling alumni topped this year’s giving challenge, earning bragging rights and extra funds for those teams, thanks to a gift from Dan Wotring, BIS ’97, and his wife, Patty.

CEHD dean has been named to Mometrix’s 30 Most Influential Deans of Education list.
Claudine Kuradusenge has few clear memories of her native Rwanda, but what she remembers the most is the refugee camp.
The numbers are in and the Patriot Pack Out charity drive brought in donations of 6,000 pounds of non-perishable food items and 10,640 pounds of clothes and small appliances.
Meeting the Egyptian ambassador to Panama and rubbing shoulders with U.S. Department of State VIPs are just two of the things that have made Katie Garay’s summer internship truly memorable.
National College Colors Day seeks to celebrate and promote the spirit that makes college traditions great.
The most important part of being a cybersecurity professional is keeping your instincts and skills sharp, said Joseph Workman.
Nearly 13,000 members of the George Mason University community provided more than $70 million in philanthropic support during fiscal year 2015, the university’s best fundraising year ever.
Witherspoon’s gift will enhance the center’s ability to support cutting-edge research on the law, economics and history of patents.
The 42nd and 43rd George Mason players drafted, they are the first since 2012.
The website valuecolleges.com ranked Mason’s RN-to-BSN program among the top 50 in the nation for 2015.
The summit offered a unique opportunity for donors and friends to benefit from professional development.
Mason’s default rate on federal student loans is 1.8 percent versus a 13.7 percent national rate.
About 300 students from the Honors College Class of 2019 provide free labor for Women Giving Back.
 The newly elected board will serve from July 1 – June 30, 2016.

Mason’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.

Marjorie Merriweather Post was a businesswoman who grew her father’s cereal venture into a multimillion-dollar company while establishing herself as a fashion-forward socialite.
A week after graduating, Seth Robertson and Viet Tran appeared on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon.
Three new members were appointed to Mason’s Board of Visitors.
Professor Justin Lowry’s commitment to student research helped him win a prestigious award for global citizenship.
Mason graduates enjoy higher than predicted mid-career earnings, according to the Brookings Institution.
When Paige Epler, 13, started at Mason she had the usual student jitters.
Tyler Cowen is bringing thought leaders to Mason to engage in deep dialogues and expose the public to new ideas.
The inaugural symposium is broadly organized around the topic of health, and it is open to all interested alumni, faculty, staff, and students.
Mason’s pep band the Green Machine received an official commendation from the Virginia Senate this month.
Three alumni have an opportunity to create, develop and sell their artwork through a new residency program offered by an Alexandria, Va., art center.
Students of Mason’s School of Music learned from one of the most recognizable jazz musicians to appear on-air.
Two students looked at far-out planets with a different perspective and caught the astro-world’s attention this winter.
Nationally ranked women’s collegiate basketball star Taylor Brown was only 10-years-old when she ran her first basketball camp in her hometown of Bowie, Md.
Every great executive—and every successful businessperson—has a moment that defines the direction his or her career will take.
More than 150 Mason students donned their green and gold, and boarded buses to Richmond, Va. to interact with state legislators as part of Mason Lobbies 2015.
Two Mason graduates reflect on the months they spent on the frontline of the fight against the Ebola virus.
Austin Bradley and Ryan Pfeifle and computational and data sciences major Wesley Toler barricaded themselves in Planetary Hall on the Fairfax Campus.
Bette Burch, BSN ’80 has helped numerous nursing students through an endowed scholarship. Now, she’s urging others to join her in supporting a new building for those students.
Mason's STEM Accelerator has been named one of Virginia’s “2015 Programs that Work."
Audrey Ferguson, BSN '12 spent several weeks in Liberia on the front lines of the fight against Ebola.

In 2014, the institute generated five businesses and more than 35 new jobs, and in the coming months, expects to spur four more businesses and 30 more jobs.

Each year, Mason selects three faculty members who show exceptional promise in their disciplines to receive the Mason Emerging Scholar, Researcher, and Creator Award.
The discovery may enable Alzheimer's patients to stay with their families longer instead of going to nursing homes.
The Nanotrap technology was invented at Mason under funding from the National Institutes of Health.
A last-minute decision three years ago turned out to be one of the most beneficial and rewarding ones for senior Devandas James.
Citing a lack of positive role models for young girls, Mason students and alumni stepped up to inspire hundreds of middle and high school students.

The new task force is part of the White House’s response to tenion between police departments and the communities they serve.

James Maddux will assist with curriculum development and program evaluation for Klaipeda University’s new master’s degree program in counseling psychology.
The Mason’s men’s cross country team won the 2014-15 Atlantic 10 championship!
A group of professors from Mason’s CEHD are intent on finding underrepresented students who have the potential to hit academic homeruns.
Mason delivered an evening of fun and friendship for approximately 400 guests at the National Postal Museum.

“I felt welcomed ... there was already someone at Mason that cared about me, and I wasn’t even there yet.”

George Mason’s Clinic for Legal Assistance to Servicemembers and Veterans provides “irreplaceable” counsel.
It’s been 40 years since a core group of administrators, faculty, and nursing professionals established the department of nursing.
Mason’s Writing Across the Curriculum Program ranks high again on U.S. News & World Report’s best-of list.
Civil commitment hearings provide an opportunity for School of Law students to present a real case with real consequences.
In her first year in the School of Business, Dean Nutter is getting noticed for her innovative leadership style.
More than 400 George Mason University benefactors gathered to celebrate the impact of their giving.

Mason researchers have landed grants to pursue innovative approaches designed to unlock the debilitating puzzle of Alzheimer’s disease.

The Hispanic/Latino population accounts for 10 percent of Mason’s student population.

From custodian to one of Entrepreneur magazine's five finalists for college entrepreneur of the year, John T. Hill is making his dreams come true. 

From George Mason Stadium to the NBC4 studio, Mason's Dianna Russini has excelled.
Show your Patriot Pride by wearing green and gold on College Colors Day Friday, Aug. 29!
More than 90 Mason Young Alumni attended the second annual Night at Nationals Park. 

Ryan Richards wins Fulbright scholarship to find out if economic incentives can help Brazil.

Former guard, Lamar Butler, who helped propel Mason to the Final Four 2006 joins the Patriot's broadcast team.
Mason’s School of Management has been renamed the School of Business.
Your Alumni Association asked for your input, and we heard you.

Mason made its presence felt in its first year in the A-10.

Thanks to a prestigious Fulbright grant Mason alumna Moriah Jones will be sharing her passion with South Koreans.
The 2014 honorees are female movers and shakers in the commonwealth.
Virginia’s two-year budget funded Mason’s request for the $20 million required to start construction on research and classroom space for Mason’s College of Health and Human Services.

More than 100 Mason alumni gathered to celebrate retiring Virginia Congressmen Frank Wolf and Jim Moran on Capitol Hill.

The 2006 Final Four run isn't the only thing that put pep in student's steps that year.
With only two suitcases, a Mason Law degree, and a lot of luck, Tim Shirk moved to Rwanda. 
Lucy, a two-year-old purebred English Springer Spaniel, is Mason’s first K-9 officer.
Not only did Jeffrey Wood interview the first lady during her historic trip to China, but he also was interviewed by Michelle Obama.
"Patriot legend" Tom O’Connor will retire after 20 years as athletic director.
Dean Agouris' appointment in line with Mason’s 10-year strategic plan committed to elevating research.
George Mason University is partnering with a private company to greatly expand the university’s global reach and build international student programs.