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Amazing Amazon Alumni

By Mason Spirit contributor on November 11, 2019

What’s do you get when you pair Virginia’s largest research university with one of the country’s tech giants? An extraordinary workforce.

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Emerging Artists

By Mary Lee Clark on November 11, 2019

The College of Visual and Performing Arts has started a program to support alumni artists at the start of their careers.

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A Q&A with Alpaslan Özerdem

By Mariam Aburdeineh, BA ’13 on November 8, 2019

Meet Alpaslan Özerdem, the new dean of the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution.

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He Helped Mason Grow and Thrive

By Preston Williams on November 8, 2019

Joseph A. Heastie, MPA ’84, is the latest recipient of the Mason Medal, the university’s highest honor at this year’s Commencement Ceremony.

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Meet the Mason Nation: Jeffrey Yu

By Saige MacLeod on November 8, 2019

Ever pick up the phone to a friendly voice from George Mason University? You may have been talking to Jeffrey Yu, BS Marketing ’19, university call center manager.

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Rabia Chaudry: Fighting for Justice

By Mariam Aburdeineh, BA ’13 on October 25, 2019

Millions of people were captivated by the murder mystery involving Adnan Syed and Hae Min Lee after Rabia Chaudry, JD ’00, took the case to NPR and the hit podcast Serial was born.

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Patriot Profile: Dolica Gopisetty

By Colleen Kearney Rich on October 25, 2019

This year, Mason information technology major Dolica Gopisetty was on a panel of students discussing cloud computing at the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Public Sector Summit in Washington, D.C., and she so impressed those at Amazon that they invited her to be a keynote speaker at their conference in Seattle, Washington.

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Engineering Is in Their DNA

By Mason Spirit contributor on October 25, 2019

Four siblings from a family of engineers continue the tradition by all becoming graduates of the Sid and Reva Dewberry Department of Civil, Environmental, and Infrastructure Engineering.

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A Room with a View

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

As a student at Mason, Lee Glazer, BA Art History ’84, discovered a love for the arts that carried her all the way to her new role as founding director of the Lunder Institute of American Art at Colby College in Maine.

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Patriot Profile: Alexandria Petrassi

By Saige MacLeod on June 27, 2019

For Alexandria Petrassi, MFA ’19, a passion for poetry born from childhood has taken her all the way to the role of editor in chief of So to Speak.

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