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Fighting Back

By Mariam Aburdeineh, BA ’13 on December 10, 2020

Haider Semaisim, LLM ’17, fights the terrorism that has plagued his Iraqi homeland by working on the database of global incidents of terrorism with the Schar School of Policy and Government.

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Meet the Mason Nation: Khaseem Davis

By Liam Griffin on December 10, 2020

As the director of the Early Identification Program, Khaseem Davis works to ensure students have the tools they need to be successful—even in a pandemic.

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Shaping Policy in Richmond

By Buzz McClain, BA '77 on December 10, 2020

Gerica Goodman, BS Psychology ’12, MPA ’15, is the first African American woman serving as a legislative and policy director in the Virginia General Assembly’s history.

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The Center of a Community

By Priyanka Champaneri, BA '05, MFA '10 on December 10, 2020

Carla Thomas McGinnis, MA Arts Management ’13, has built a career working at museums, all because of a conversation with her doctor.

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Patriot Profile: Fe Miranda

By Mariam Aburdeineh, BA ’13 on December 10, 2020

Mason junior Fe Miranda, a music education major, found themselves through the arts and is now dedicated to helping others do the same both on stage and off.

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Taking the Digital World by Storm

By Mason Spirit contributor on August 18, 2020

Deanne Kaczerski’s, BS Psychology ’98, the digital executive editor of Travel + Leisure and Departures, has an impressive resume in lifestyle journalism, though none of it comes as a surprise for the ambitious Kaczerski, the youngest person in her graduating class from Mason.

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Patriot Profile: Denys Kuratchenko

By Mariam Aburdeineh, BA ’13 on August 18, 2020

In response to COVID-19, senior Denys Kuratchenko and others from the MIX’s maker community created 3D-printed personal protective equipment (PPE), with Kuratchenko setting up a “print farm” in his apartment.

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Mission to Mars

By Colleen Kearney Rich on August 18, 2020

Mounir Alafrangy, BA Art History ’10, was one of four crew members, known as analog astronauts, who were selected from a large pool of applicants to be part of Human Exploration Research Analog (HERA) Mission XX, a space mission simulation to Phobos, the largest moon of the planet Mars.

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So Fresh an’ Fine, a Voice Divine

By Priyanka Champaneri, BA '05, MFA '10 on July 21, 2020

Aundi Moore

Aundi Marie Moore, BM ’03, has found the freedom to pursue the performance career she loves while also becoming a top real estate agent in Maryland.

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ADVANCE Student: Diego Ortega

By Priyanka Champaneri, BA '05, MFA '10 on April 18, 2020

After serving in the U.S. Marines, Diego Ortega began taking classes at NOVA to pursue a career in human resources. Then one day, a poster for ADVANCE caught his eye.

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