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Archive for December, 2020

A Conversation with Gregory Washington

by Preston Williams on December 10th, 2020

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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Fighting Back

by Mariam Aburdeineh, BA ’13 on December 10th, 2020

Haider Semaisim, LLM ’17, fights the terrorism that has plagued his Iraqi homeland by working on the database of global incidents of terrorism with the Schar School of Policy and Government.

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Meet the Mason Nation: Khaseem Davis

by Liam Griffin on December 10th, 2020

As the director of the Early Identification Program, Khaseem Davis works to ensure students have the tools they need to be successful—even in a pandemic.

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Shaping Policy in Richmond

by Buzz McClain, BA '77 on December 10th, 2020

Gerica Goodman, BS Psychology ’12, MPA ’15, is the first African American woman serving as a legislative and policy director in the Virginia General Assembly’s history.

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The Center of a Community

by Priyanka Champaneri, BA '05, MFA '10 on December 10th, 2020

Carla Thomas McGinnis, MA Arts Management ’13, has built a career working at museums, all because of a conversation with her doctor.

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Patriot Profile: Fe Miranda

by Mariam Aburdeineh, BA ’13 on December 10th, 2020

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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