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The Space Between

Innovation often happens at the intersection of disciplines—where different ideas, perspectives, and fields come together to create approaches that are unthinkable from a narrow disciplinary lens.

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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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Dusting Off the Library

Forget out-of-date hardcovers, uncomfortable wooden chairs, and a strict no talking policy. This is the new Fenwick Library.

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Bringing STEM into FOCUS

The not-so-lazy days of summer—A camp where girls participate in activities that revolve around STEM and leadership building.

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5 Myths about the Liberal Arts

When the United States began falling behind other countries in math and science, there was a big push for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education. Soon liberal arts were getting a bad rap.

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Lyme Disease Bites

But a new test can now detect it earlier so treatment can start sooner.

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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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Alumni Artists Continue to Push Creative Boundaries

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Forty-three School of Art alumni participated in the REMIX Mason Alumni Exhibit, an art show that took place during Alumni Weekend in four galleries across three campuses.

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Using Their Brains to Gain Clinical Experience

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It isn’t every class that you have electrodes attached to your head and your classmates gather around to watch your brainwaves in real time. But that is exactly what happens in BENG 499 Applied Neurotechnologies, a new technical elective that is a collaboration between the Volgenau School of Engineering’s Bioengineering Department and Inova Fairfax Hospital. [Video]

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