Cover of the Spring 2005 Spirit


Fall 2007 Features

Mason Strikes Gold with Greening Efforts
At Mason, green has always been a popular color, but in recent years, it has come to indicate more than just school spirit.
Talking Trash
Mason’s widespread recycling efforts provide for a cleaner, eco-friendlier university.
Going Native
Some green-thumbed students and faculty are restoring native plants to the Fairfax Campus—and yes, they’re diggin’ their work.
Adding Fossil Fuel to the Fire
Mason climate experts find that global warming figures may be too conservative.
Bay Watch
Biologists have an ambitious goal for the Chesapeake Bay: adding 10,000 miles of forest buffers to keep the waters clean.
Coral Crisis
Mason researchers race to understand a mysterious plague that is destroying the world’s reefs.
Game Faces: Sean Kelley
A look at soccer player, Sean Kelley.
Alumni Spirit Spreads Coast to Coast
The spirit of Mason alumni continues to grow, not just in Northern Virginia, but nationwide.
Paul Revered
Paul Ferguson is Northern Virginia’s most refreshingly down-to-Earth, friend-of-the-Earth politician—and he’s determined to save the planet one light bulb at a time.

Inside Patriot Circles

Update on Private Support


The Ripple Effect
Environmental optimist Joanna Cornell believes a simple nature walk can change the way you see the world.
Natural Selection
Kristy Jones’s love of nature makes her an obvious choice to educate others about the environment.
More Transitions

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