Features

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Forget out-of-date hardcovers, uncomfortable wooden chairs, and a strict no talking policy.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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Train of Thought

More from Profiles

Alumna Sarah Federman is one of 24 writers who will write while she rides the rails free of charge through the Amtrak Residency program.

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Alumni Artists Continue to Push Creative Boundaries

More from News

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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White and Working Class

More from Research

In his new book, The New Minority: White Working Class Politics in an Age of Immigration and Inequality (Oxford University Press, 2016), Schar School of Policy and Government professor Justin Gest analyzes alienation in white working class people in the United States and the United Kingdom.

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