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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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Mentoring Matters

Mason’s Learning into Future Environments (LIFE) program strives to provide an inclusive university experience to young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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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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Don Gallehr

Top 5: Tips for Getting Words on Paper

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All of us have to write, whether it is to fulfill assignments, send memos and create proposals on the job, or even follow our passion for writing by writing memoirs, fiction, or even poetry. While each of us has our own writing process, we sometimes do things that don’t work. Here are a few tips from George Mason University English professor Don Gallehr to make it easier for you to write and eventually to write well.

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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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