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Archive for December, 2021

A Top Influential Arab American

by Mariam Aburdeineh, BA ’13 on December 16th, 2021

Laila Mokhiber

Laila Mokhiber, BA Global Affairs ’09, director of communications at United Nations Relief and Works Agency USA, was named among the top 40 influential Arab Americans under 40 by the Arab America Foundation for 2020.

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Voices of Mason

by Colleen Kearney Rich on December 16th, 2021

George Mason University students come from all 50 states and 130 countries, and they are making a difference in ways big and small.

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Meet the Mason Nation: Philip Wilkerson

by Priyanka Champaneri, BA '05, MFA '10 on December 16th, 2021

Philip Wilkerson

As an industry adviser for University Career Services, Philip Wilkerson, MEd Counseling and Development ’12, spends his days advising students who are hoping to pursue employment in creative fields, from the performing or visual arts to events management and tourism.

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A New Era for George Mason University

by Preston Williams on December 16th, 2021

In October, Gregory Washington was formally invested as Mason’s eighth president with a formal ceremony and a week of activities.

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Building Peace in America

by Colleen Kearney Rich on December 14th, 2021

When George Mason University doctoral student Emily Sample and Douglas Irvin-Erickson, assistant professor and director of the Raphaël Lemkin Genocide Prevention Program at Mason’s Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution, were editing the volume Building Peace in America (Rowman and Littlefield, 2020), the United States was a hotbed of unrest, and it was as if their predictions had come true.

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The Show Must Go On

by Mason Spirit contributor on December 7th, 2021

Christian White

Christian White, BA Communication ’21, was able to pursue his acting career and finish his degree while appearing in four episodes of a Showtime crime drama starring Kevin Bacon.

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Patriot Profile: Christine M. Condo

by Colleen Kearney Rich on December 7th, 2021

In March 2020, just as the pandemic was beginning, Christine Condo published an essay in the Washington Post that changed her life.

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