Pam Shepherd

  • September 21, 2022

    Through services offered by George Mason University’s Student Health Services (SHS) and the Student Support and Advocacy Center (SSAC), students can be proactive in understanding what constitutes risky substance behavior, keeping their own habits in check, getting support, and spotting potential issues in their or others’ behavior.

  • September 7, 2022

    For some, working on their taxes can be an anxiety-riddled experience, but for Anne Magro, co-executive director of the Business for a Better World Center (B4BW) and associate professor of accounting, tax is where she thrives. She’s so exceptional, in fact, that Anne was honored as the top tax educator in the nation, receiving the prestigious Ray M. Sommerfeld Outstanding Tax Educator Award from the American Taxation Association (ATA) at the organization’s mid-year meeting earlier this year.

  • September 5, 2022

    As part of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, George Mason University mental health leaders want to educate the campus community about the issues surrounding suicide and mental health, enabling Patriots to take part in suicide prevention, help others in crisis, and change the conversation around suicide.

  • May 12, 2022

    Tiffany Sandstrum from the George Mason University’s College of Education and Human Development was recently named the V. Ann Lewis Academic Advisor of the Year in recognition of her outstanding care and commitment to supporting undergraduates’ academic achievement.

  • April 28, 2022

    When Mason PhD student Gifty Mensah was working on her master’s degree in microbiology, she realized the tangible impact of research.

  • March 23, 2022

    Just in time for spring, George Mason University’s new meditation garden and labyrinth are now open to the community.

  • March 3, 2022

    The Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), the Center for the Advancement of Well-Being, Student Health Services and the Center for Psychological Services recently joined together to ensure all members of the Mason community—faculty, staff, students and contractors—have immediate free access to brief mental health services.

  • March 1, 2022

    Mason has submitted its Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP), "Transformative Education through Anti-Racist Community Engagement," to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), as part of its upcoming reaffirmation of accreditation.

  • February 18, 2022

    Mason PhD student Jehad Halawani became acutely aware of educational inequality when she began teaching high school physics in her home country of Palestine, where infrastructure is lacking and resources are scarce.

  • February 9, 2022

    For Mason to successfully prepare graduates to act in the increasingly diverse and interconnected world, the Mason Core needs to be appropriately updated. The Mason Core Committee has proposed three models.