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Scholar Finds Refuge at Mason

By Mariam Aburdeineh, BA ’13 on June 27, 2019

Ukrainian scholar Ararat Osipian escaped a war zone in his home country and is now Mason’s first Endangered Scholar in Residence.

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Helping Students with Unpaid Internships

By Priyanka Champaneri, BA '05, MFA '10 on June 27, 2019

Accepting an internship can also mean accepting an extra financial burden that many students cannot afford. Enter Mason’s Unpaid Internship Scholarship, which helps students accept that dream opportunity that may very well lead to their dream career.

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Unpaid Internship Scholarship: Lisa Chill

By Priyanka Champaneri, BA '05, MFA '10 on June 27, 2019

In August 2018, and with the help of an Unpaid Internship Scholarship, social work major Lisa Chill began interning at the nonprofit Action in Community Through Service (ACTS).

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Unpaid Internship Scholarship: Jennifer Lyon

By Priyanka Champaneri, BA '05, MFA '10 on June 27, 2019

Because of an Unpaid Internship Scholarship, psychology major Jennifer Lyon was able to take advantage of an opportunity at the American Red Cross.

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Unpaid Internship Scholarship: Noelia Montecinos-Beltran

By Priyanka Champaneri, BA '05, MFA '10 on June 27, 2019

Noelia Montecinos-Beltran is an art history major whose goal is to become a curator at a museum. With the help of the Unpaid Internship Scholarship, she is currently interning with Mason Exhibitions.

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Memorializing George Mason’s Complex Legacy

By Preston Williams on June 27, 2019

The Enslaved People of George Mason memorial, to be located on Wilkins Plaza near the statue of George Mason IV himself, will provide a more complete account of the complicated legacy of Mason, a founding father who championed individual freedom while also owning slaves.

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Learn and Be Curious

By Mason Spirit contributor on May 15, 2019

In October, more than 350 girls and young women, ages 8 to 24, participated in the inaugural Girls’ Tech Day at Mason’s Hylton Performing Arts Center at the Science and Technology Campus.

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Growing Up Mason

By Lindsay Bernhards, BA '18 on March 21, 2019

English major Meghan Levinson “graduated” from Mason’s Child Development Center when she was five. She is now part of Mason’s Honors College and fondly remembers her days at the center.

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On the Top of the World

By Colleen Kearney Rich on March 21, 2019

Mason psychology professor Patrick McKnight loves a challenge. In May 2018 he successfully summited Mount Everest in his third visit to the mountain. We recently talked to McKnight about his summit and other adventures.

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360 Classes, 8 Degrees, 1 Family

By Mason Spirit contributor on March 13, 2019

Mary Monsen, née Krappweis, BS Management ’11, says she decided to attend Mason because it was a great school close to home. “I thought Mason offered a very good value proposition: A great education for a reasonable price near a booming job market.”

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