Cover of the Spring 2005 Spirit


Winter 2006 Features

Hoops Dreams
It was a fairy tale come true—and the Patriots basketball team captured the hearts of Americans everywhere
Honoring the Best and the Brightest
Each spring, the George Mason University Alumni Association recognizes and honors outstanding alumni, students, and faculty members for their achievements and contributions to the university
Let's Do Launch
Mason scientist plays part in first space mission to Pluto
Going the Distance
Alumnus helps Mason's campus in the Middle East get on its feet.
A History of Shaping Lives
After 37 years at Mason, history professor Bob Hawkes says goodbye—and his many devoted students say thanks

Update on Private Support

Inside Patriot Circles


One Stone at a Time
Alumnus helps Botswana orphans plan for better lives
Taking Stock
After surviving 9/11, a Wall Street banker finds a new calling shaping young lives in the classroom
More Transitions

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