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Excelling in Mason’s Other Sports

Students in our wildly varied club sports compete with other colleges and universities—and win championships.

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A Sweet Opportunity

Mason is buzzing with talk of bees now that the Fairfax Campus is home to two European honey bee apiaries, and more bee research and outreach is on the horizon.

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And the OSCAR Goes To…

You won’t find a red carpet outside of Mason’s Office of Scholarship, Creative Activities, and Research (OSCAR), but that’s hasn’t kept students from lining up to the opportunity to conduct their own research.

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Mason Opens Campus in Songdo, Korea

George Mason University took a nearly 7,000-mile step in its commitment to becoming a university for the world when the campus in Songdo, Korea, opened this spring.

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8 Mason Inventions You Need to Know About

From tools that make diagnosing diseases easier to technologies that protect computer systems and water quality, Mason scientists are working to translate their discoveries into interventions and applications that have an impact.

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Finding the Next Big Thing

Each fall, Mason student entrepreneurs have eight minutes to convince a panel of business leaders and successful entrepreneurs that their business ideas could be the start of something big.

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Mason alumna Lidia Soto-Harmon, MPA '91, with Girl Scouts at a U.S. Department of Justice event. Photo courtesy of the GSCNC

Mason Alumna Empowers Girls, Promotes Diversity

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Mason alumna Lidia Soto-Harmon is the chief executive officer of the Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital, a position she’s held since 2010. She says experiencing Girl Scouting through others, including her own daughter, has helped her appreciate its impact on young lives.

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Green Coat Society members are honored at a men's basketball game. Photo courtesy of Patriot Club

So what’s with those green coats?

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For Mason Athletics fans, it might seem like several people are shopping at the same store for their outerwear. But when you spot someone at a game wearing a green coat, it’s possible it means something more than just school spirit.

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Linda J. Seligmann

The Challenges of International Adoption

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When Mason anthropology professor Linda J. Seligmann and her husband adopted a baby girl from China in 2000, the reception they received triggered her professional, as well as personal, curiosity. The experience led to her latest book, Broken Links, Enduring Ties: American Adoption across Race, Class, and Nation (Stanford University Press, 2013), which focuses on families who have adopted children from China and Russia, and families who have adopted African American children transracially.

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