Lecture offers a critical look at poverty in America

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Matthew Desmond spoke about his personal experiences with poverty and his encounters with others affected by socioeconomic injustices at this year's Wilkins Lecture.

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Mason is a hole in one for this freshman golfer

Freshman finance major J. J. Powell believes Mason is the best place to help him grow as a golfer and as a citizen of the world.

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Women in STEM

In this episode of "Our Future, Transformed," Nathalia Peixoto, associate professor of bioengineering at George Mason University, speaks with Mason President Gregory Washington about rethinking the way tech fields are taught.

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October 13-15, 2023

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Mason is not just an institution of higher education and excellence. Mason is an institution of higher purpose.

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We Dare to Imagine a Better World

At Mason, we believe it will take all of us together to reimagine a better tomorrow. We are unapologetically focused on action, ready to take on the world’s full, messy truths so that we may learn and grow wiser from them.

We welcome diversity of origin, identity, circumstance, and ideology.

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News and Events

Photo of the Week

Mason kicked off Hispanic Heritage Month on Sept. 14 with Bienvenida Latina, an annual event hosted by the Hispanic Latine Leadership Alliance and the Center for Culture, Equity, and Empowerment on the Fairfax Campus. Students had the opportunity to meet a variety of Hispanic/Latina organizations within the Mason community. View more photos on the official Mason Instagram account.


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Events Around Campus

Fall Flu Shot Clinics SciTech (Thursday, Oct. 5), Fairfax (Thursday, Oct. 12), and Mason Square (Thursday, Oct. 19).

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Mason Athletics

Upcoming home events 

Sept. 30 – Women's Volleyball vs. Saint Louis University, 2 p.m.
Oct. 1 – Women's Soccer vs. Rhode Island, 1 p.m.
Oct. 4 – Men's Soccer vs. Rhode Island, 7 p.m.
Oct. 7 – Women's Tennis, Hidden Dual Tournament

Oct. 13 - Mason Madness

View the complete Athletics schedule and results.

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