diversity

  • August 3, 2022

    George Mason University's College of Engineering and Computing partnered with the College of Science to provide weekends filled with fun activities for students – rooted in STEM learning.

  • July 20, 2022

    The 2022 Break Through Tech DC summer Guild program at George Mason took place in June. Students from underrepresented backgrounds had a chance to do a deeper dive into their computing education and career paths through Guild.

  • July 5, 2022

    Sabrina Stenberg sees the SMART scholarship as a way to maximize her graduate studies at George Mason while remaining employed as a chemical engineer with the Department of Defense (DoD). Through the scholarship, Stenberg can focus on her master of science in electrical engineering at Mason full-time.

  • Fri, 06/24/2022 - 21:41

    Dr. Terri A. Dickerson is an adjunct professor whose research focus is untold stories of marginalized communities. She is a federal civil rights director who has held positions in industry, non-profit, and government sectors. Her career focus is strategic conflict resolution and equity program leadership.

  • June 13, 2022

    Britney Aiken, recent information technology grad, says joining the Break Through Tech program at George Mason allowed her to be surrounded by like -minded people who are just as interested in engineering as she is.

  • June 13, 2022

    Last spring the college offered an interactive, discussion-based course that investigated the history of contributions by engineers marginalized by race or gender and studied cases where a lack of diversity contributed to adverse engineering consequences. 

  • May 27, 2022

    Brenda Henriquez, a brand-new computer science graduate as of May, says she always had George Mason University on her radar. She reflects on her time in Break Through Tech and the accomplishments made along the way.

  • May 4, 2022

    George Mason University provided premiere academic sponsorship for the ASEE Industry 4.0 summit, which featured a keynote address from President Gregory Washington and panel discussion from Dean of the College of Engineering and Computing Ken Ball.

  • May 9, 2022

    Congratulations to Jessica Kallista, adjunct faculty for the School of Art! Read her interview to learn about her fantastic contributions to ARIE and DEI initiatives around Mason. The $2,000 award is sponsored by the Office for DEI. Recipients reflect the hard work of our Mason community members committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

  • April 25, 2022

    As the first female in her family to pursue STEM, Dania O-Abu Irshaid plans to trailblaze a path in cybersecurity after graduation.