Mason Spirit

  • November 1, 2022

    When Alissa Karton began working at George Mason University in 1996, the university looked like a very different place, with fewer residence halls, fewer students, and a reputation for being a commuter school.

  • 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.

  • November 1, 2022

    Mason’s first-generation students are no strangers to overcoming bias or barriers to attend college. Their remarkable tenacity keeps them striving for more.

  • October 20, 2022

    As an undergraduate, Doni Nolan, BA Biology ’14, had no visions of a future profession until she visited the greenhouse on George Mason University’s Fairfax Campus.

  • October 11, 2022

    Mason alum Andrew Joseph White, who graduated with an MFA in creative writing in May, published his first young adult (YA) book, Hell Followed with Us, an LGBTQ post-apocalyptic horror story, less than a month later in June 2022.

  • September 28, 2022

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

  • September 20, 2022

    Amy Sullivan loves her job as the head of preservation services at Mason's University Libraries, where she works to ensure the safety of items in the university’s libraries and collections.

  • September 6, 2022

    Like many of the faculty and staff who work at Mason, Philip Wilkerson started out as a student, first coming to the university to pursue his master’s degree.

  • July 21, 2022

    When the concept of the George W. Johnson Center was first proposed—combining a library, computer labs, a bookstore, a bank, and dining facilities in one building—the idea was met with skepticism.

  • July 18, 2022

    As town manager, Mason alum India Adams-Jacobs oversees the day-to-day operations of Colonial Beach, Virginia.