Masonat50

  • November 22, 2022

    In 1995, Mason staff photographer Neil Adams took aerial photos of the Fairfax Campus from a Huey helicopter.

  • November 22, 2022

    Mason alum Neil Adams talks about taking aerial photos of the Fairfax Campus from a helicopter in 1995.

  • November 4, 2022

    The passage of Title IX in 1972 also marked the beginning of athletic opportunities for women at George Mason University. Mason's first women's sport—tennis—started its inaugural season in 1972-73.

  • November 1, 2022

    For 35 years, Mason’s Early Identification Program has been helping Northern Virginia middle and high school students prepare for their future college careers.

  • October 27, 2022

    George Mason University is about to activate a massive satellite dish! Scheduled for the scrapyard in 2020, the 27-year-old, 30-foot satellite dish on its Fairfax Campus will be used by engineering students—as well as those in other Mason schools and colleges—for multidisciplinary, hands-on experience and projects.

  • October 10, 2022

    On Friday, October 7, George Mason University dedicated a Virginia historic site and celebrated the university–community partnership that helped preserved it.

  • October 7, 2022

    On September 23, 2011, Stephen King spoke at Mason’s Fall for the Book and accepted the Mason Prize for his extraordinary contributions to bringing literature to a wide reading public.

  • September 30, 2022

    In 2006, George Mason University alum Anousheh Ansari, BS Computer and Electrical Engineering ’88, traveled to the International Space Station for an 11-day expedition and the first female private space explorer, first astronaut of Iranian descent, first Muslim woman in space, and fourth private explorer to visit space.

  • September 22, 2022

    As an extension of the Office of the Provost, the Faculty Writing Community is open to all who want support or guidance with their writing.

  • September 19, 2022

    Mason’s SciTech Campus celebrates the university's 50th Anniversary and looks ahead to the future