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Crime Seen

One collected forensic data at bomb sites, another headed up the largest crime lab in the world, and another buddied up to psychopaths. All three spent years in the FBI before bringing their expansive knowledge and experience to George Mason University—along with some gripping stories.

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The Dancing Brain

How dancers move and learn may make them the perfect collaborators for Mason researchers.

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Mason Spirits

Crafting “adult beverages” is one of the growing of the industries in Virginia, and entrepreneurial Mason alumni are well represented.

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Celebration of Distinction 2017

On Wednesday, April 26, the George Mason University Alumni Association recognized its most prestigious alumni, as well as Senior of the Year and Faculty Member of the Year, at an elegant dinner at the Westwood Country Club in Vienna, Virginia.

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Casting a Glow

From student to artist, from patron to Patriot, the Hylton Performing Arts Center serves the entire breadth of our diverse region.

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Exceeding (Even Our) Expectations

It was a goal. Now it is a reality. This year George Mason University achieved the coveted “very high research” Carnegie ranking and joined an elite group of 115 top universities.

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Alumni Profile: Rachel Beauregard

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Nashville resident and Mason theater alumna Rachel Beauregard embodies her favorite Tina Fey mantra: “Say yes. Then figure it out later.” She said yes to Mason’s Hylton Performing Arts Center, returning to campus to perform with her country band, Native Run, in October 2016.

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Simply the Best

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Mason senior Mason MacDonald won the Sodexo USA National Customer Experience Award for his lively efforts behind the counter at the Northern Neck Starbucks on Mason’s Fairfax Campus.

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Ancient Digs Fit for a Queen

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In her book Nefertiti’s Sun Temple: A New Cult Complex at Tell el-Amarna , Mason Egyptologist Jacquelyn Williamson examines stone relief fragments excavated from the site of Kom el-Nana at Tell el-Amarna, Egypt, dating back to approximately 1350 BCE. This is the first time relief fragments can be associated with a specific wall from a specific temple at Tell el-Amarna. And this one just happened to belong to Queen Nefertiti.

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