A Conversation with Gregory Washington

Gregory Washington, Mason’s eighth president, shares how COVID-19 and the reckoning with racial injustice have shaped the early days of his presidency as well as his evolving vision for the university.

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Patriots Helping Patriots

In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, the Mason community has rallied, supporting students in unprecedented ways. From mid-March through May, University Life distributed more than $2.53 million in emergency assistance to more than 2,377 students.

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Making a Difference in the Region and Beyond

The university plays a vital role in the region, and during the pandemic this was never clearer.

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How Did Mason Put More than 5,000 Classes Online? Fast.

During two weeks in March, Mason faculty and staff made the Herculean push to move everything online.

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Meeting Students Where They Are

As higher education is evolving to meet the changing needs of prospective students, Mason is taking the lead.

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Lawyering Up

In Scalia Law’s legal clinics, Mason students handle real cases for real clients, which changes the lives of both parties.

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14 Reasons to Go to Class

Whether it’s been two months or 10 years since you’ve stepped into a classroom, the excitement you felt when discovering an amazing class sticks with you. Here are 14 reasons some current students are eager to get to class.

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From the Issue

Patriot Profile: Fe Miranda

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Mason junior Fe Miranda, a music education major, found themselves through the arts and is now dedicated to helping others do the same both on stage and off.

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Cheers to Class Work!

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NUTR 430/530 Introduction to Wine and Beer has one of the longest waiting lists at the university. Students put their taste buds to the test as they learn how wine and beer influence cultures and people’s relationship with alcohol and food.

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Clinical Trial for People with Parkinson’s

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Mason faculty and students at the College of Health and Human Services are taking some of the lessons learned from a recent spinal cord injury study and applying them to a new study for those with Parkinson’s disease.

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