Humanities’ Heavy Hitters

Last fall, the Chronicle of Higher Education recognized Mason as the eighth highest recipient of NEH funding in the past decade, with 37 projects receiving funding amounting to more than $5.8 million.

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Looking Back Moves Us Forward

As universities across the country are examining their pasts, George Mason University faculty and students have undertaken a research project looking at life a George Mason IV’s home, Gunston Hall.

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Studying a Language—and Maybe Preserving It, Too

The research that a Mason professor and students are doing today may help preserve a language for tomorrow.

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Moving Mason Forward

Thanks to the generosity of the Mason Nation, we’ve achieved the biggest fundraising goal in our history.

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With a Little Help From Our Friends

The generosity of donors doesn’t just impact Mason—it changes lives. Four students and alumni share their stories about how your dollars have made a difference.

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Guiding Principals

What makes the public schools in Northern Virginia some of the best in the country? The reasons are many, but leadership might be the most significant—and Mason alumni are making an impact in school systems all over the region.

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Ancient Text Yields New Understanding

A Mason religious studies professor is leading a team of scholars who are translating a rare 16th-century Maya text.

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From the Issue

A Room with a View

More from Profiles

As a student at Mason, Lee Glazer, BA Art History ’84, discovered a love for the arts that carried her all the way to her new role as founding director of the Lunder Institute of American Art at Colby College in Maine.

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Helping Students with Unpaid Internships

More from News

Accepting an internship can also mean accepting an extra financial burden that many students cannot afford. Enter Mason’s Unpaid Internship Scholarship, which helps students accept that dream opportunity that may very well lead to their dream career.

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Creative Differences

More from Research

When most people think of how the great ideas of our time came about, they envision a single ‘eureka!’ moment when the idea arrives, fully formed, to only a special few. Mason management professor Matthew Cronin’s new book argues otherwise.

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