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Faster Farther

The Campaign for George Mason University salutes Mason’s unparalleled rise to prominence and defines the institution’s future through a $500 million philanthropic campaign.

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Keeping Our Heads in the Cloud

The cyber threats to safety and privacy have never been greater, and George Mason University is once again at the forefront, working on research that matters.

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School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution graduate student Vigny Nimuraba at the Arlington Campus. Photo by Alexis Glenn/Creative Services/George Mason University
Giving Peace a Real Chance

For more than 30 years, people have traveled to George Mason University from conflicted areas around the world looking for answers—and finding them.

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We Got the “Band” Back Together

More than 110 alumni and current students returned to the School of Music for Alumni Weekend 2015 ready to perform.

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Student-Athlete Jasmine Robinson
Fields of Dreams

Many young athletes and their parents dream of college scholarships and the opportunity to play Division I sports, but the reality is there is only so much scholarship money to go around.

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Athletic Director Brad Edwards. Photo by Evan Cantwell
Man on a Mission

To understand Athletic Director Brad Edwards’s vision for Mason athletics is to know one thing: He doesn’t like to lose.

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From the Issue

Nicole Lynn Lewis

Championing Teen Moms

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Nicole Lynn Lewis, MPP ’06, knows what it feels like to juggle life as a teen parent and college student. Even more than help with tuition, as an undergrad, she needed someone to lift her spirits when she had a midterm to take after staying up all night with a teething baby.

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50 Years of Mason Day: Tug-o-War, Bands, and a Greased Pig

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The students invading Lot L on a Friday last April to take spins on the carnival rides (a record attendance), snack on funnel cake (so bad, so good) and listen to live bands, including headliner Jesse McCartney, may have had little idea they were continuing a tradition that began 50 years ago on the Fairfax Campus.

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Alison Landsberg

Engaging the Past: A Conversation with History Professor Alison Landsberg

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Mason history professor Alison Landsberg doesn’t see films and television as an escape. She believes they can be rich historical sources, offering a window onto the social, political, cultural, and economic landscapes of their historical moment. In her latest book, Engaging the Past: Mass Culture and the Production of Historical Knowledge (Columbia University Press, 2015), she looks at how these “texts” provoke historical thinking.

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