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Archive for June, 2019

A Room with a View

by Priyanka Champaneri, BA '05, MFA '10 on June 27th, 2019

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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Patriot Profile: Alexandria Petrassi

by Saige MacLeod on June 27th, 2019

For Alexandria Petrassi, MFA ’19, a passion for poetry born from childhood has taken her all the way to the role of editor in chief of So to Speak.

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All Creatures Great and Very, Very Small

by Priyanka Champaneri, BA '05, MFA '10 on June 27th, 2019

From snow leopards to deer ticks, David Crum, MPH ’16, has seen and treated it all.

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Scholar Finds Refuge at Mason

by Mariam Aburdeineh, BA ’13 on June 27th, 2019

Ukrainian scholar Ararat Osipian escaped a war zone in his home country and is now Mason’s first Endangered Scholar in Residence.

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Meet the Mason Nation: Jeremy Freer, MM ’10

by Priyanka Champaneri, BA '05, MFA '10 on June 27th, 2019

Jeremy Freer, MM ’10, is the assistant director of Mason’s famed Green Machine pep band, but if you ask him how he got here, he will say he was just helping out a friend.

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Looking Back Moves Us Forward

by Mary Lee Clark on June 27th, 2019

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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Helping Students with Unpaid Internships

by Priyanka Champaneri, BA '05, MFA '10 on June 27th, 2019

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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Unpaid Internship Scholarship: Lisa Chill

by Priyanka Champaneri, BA '05, MFA '10 on June 27th, 2019

In August 2018, and with the help of an Unpaid Internship Scholarship, social work major Lisa Chill began interning at the nonprofit Action in Community Through Service (ACTS).

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Unpaid Internship Scholarship: Jennifer Lyon

by Priyanka Champaneri, BA '05, MFA '10 on June 27th, 2019

Because of an Unpaid Internship Scholarship, psychology major Jennifer Lyon was able to take advantage of an opportunity at the American Red Cross.

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Unpaid Internship Scholarship: Noelia Montecinos-Beltran

by Priyanka Champaneri, BA '05, MFA '10 on June 27th, 2019

Noelia Montecinos-Beltran is an art history major whose goal is to become a curator at a museum. With the help of the Unpaid Internship Scholarship, she is currently interning with Mason Exhibitions.

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