Mason’s first K-9 officer Lucy
Lucy Joins University Police as First K-9 Officer

The newest member of the George Mason University Police Department hails from England, enjoys a vigorous scratch behind her ears, and has the best nose on the force.

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2014 Hockey Club Portrait Captain and Assitant Captain
Excelling in Mason’s Other Sports

Students in our wildly varied club sports compete with other colleges and universities—and win championships.

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A Sweet Opportunity

Mason is buzzing with talk of bees now that the Fairfax Campus is home to two European honey bee apiaries, and more bee research and outreach is on the horizon.

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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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Songdo Campus
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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From the Issue

Chris Preston

Meet the Alumni Association President

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Chris Preston, BS Management ’96, the Mason Alumni Association president as of July 1, is a busy guy. He is the senior vice president for strategic and regional management with the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, a position he began in fall 2013. The Mason Spirit caught up with him by phone during his commute from Philadelphia to Fairfax, where he shares a home with his wife and young son. He took a few minutes to chat about why he loves Mason and his hopes for our alumni community.

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S. David Wu

Lehigh Engineering Dean Named New Provost

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George Mason University has chosen S. David Wu, the dean of a prestigious engineering college, to be its next provost and executive vice president. He started his new job on July 1.

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Karina Korostelina

Identity and Power in Ukraine

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At the time of the publication of Mason professor Karina Korostelina’s book, Constructing the Narratives of Identity and Power: Self-Imagination in a Young Ukrainian Nation (Lexington Books, 2013), Ukraine had stepped to the forefront of the world’s news as the power struggle between the country, independent since the early 1990s, and Russia’s subsequent usurpation of Crimea grew violently hostile.

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