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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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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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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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All Creatures Great and Very, Very Small

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

From snow leopards to deer ticks, David Crum, MPH ’16, has seen and treated it all.

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Meet the Mason Nation: Jeremy Freer, MM ’10

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

Jeremy Freer, MM ’10, is the assistant director of Mason’s famed Green Machine pep band, but if you ask him how he got here, he will say he was just helping out a friend.

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The Road to CEO: Kristen Cavallo, MBA ’93

By Mason Spirit contributor on June 19, 2019

“Society is shining a light on women leaders right now, and I am glad that I was able to step into it when it came my way,” says Kristen Cavallo, MBA ’93, who was named the first female CEO of the Martin Agency, a leading Richmond, Virginia-based advertising agency in December 2017.

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