Building a Research Enterprise

From astronomers using radio telescopes to inventory other galaxies to molecular biologists delving into the mysteries of the cellular life of the human body, research is flourishing at Mason. And in the spirit of endeavor and industry, the university continues to set high goals.

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In Print: Spring 2009

Gray Matters

At the Krasnow Institute of Advanced Study, Mason's very own brain trust studies the complexities of the human mind and how to heal it, understand it, enrich it, and model it.

Raising Consciousness

This spring, Mason joins the ranks of academic institutions around the world seeking to better understand and use human consciousness.

Where the Wild Things Are

At the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the National Zoological Park Conservation and Research Center in Front Royal, Virginia, is home to 40 species of endangered animals—and 15 Mason undergraduate students.


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Celebration of Distinction

So Much To Celebrate

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.

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Into the Wild

Fifteen Mason students spent the spring semester in Front Royal, Va., as part of the Smithsonian-Mason Semester, a residential program that trains the next generation of conservation leaders.

Commencement 2009

Oh, the Places They'll Go

2009 Commencement saw 7,000 graduates enter the real world, armed with Mason diplomas and dreams.

Alumni Reunion: Those Were the Days

Those Were the Days

Alumni from the late 1960s and early 1970s gathered on the Fairfax Campus in May for the (About) 40-Year Reunion. Those first Patriots had the opportunity to catch up and reminisce over lunch and old yearbooks.