President

  • Thu, 04/15/2021 - 12:21

    These Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area's Community Conversations, “Vaxx Facts: Our ‘Shot’ at Recovery,” feature experts from the member institutions who have years of experience working and researching in public health, the sciences, and medicine, as well as presidents from the universities within the consortium.

  • Thu, 03/04/2021 - 18:55

    I’m pleased to say that our community continues to do a remarkable job of showing how to thrive during this pandemic. A crisis can be an opportunity to learn and lead, and we have done both.

  • Wed, 02/03/2021 - 16:22

    About two dozen Mason students took part in the ninth annual Mason Lobbies on Wednesday, Feb. 3, discussing issues with lawmakers from across the Commonwealth of Virginia.

  • Fri, 12/04/2020 - 14:13

    George Mason University is looking at ways to provide education to experienced workers who were displaced as a result of the economic downturn associated with the coronavirus pandemic, President Gregory Washington told the Board of Visitors Thursday.

  • Tue, 12/01/2020 - 10:16

    We are nearing the end of a remarkably successful fall semester, especially considering where we started and what we’ve been through. Just five months ago, our greatest challenge was figuring out how we could deliver a Mason education to a record number of students during a global pandemic. Now, in two weeks, we will graduate a class at winter commencement that includes more than 4,600 graduates and more than 5,000 when counting students earning certificates.

  • Thu, 10/29/2020 - 05:00

    A urine-based Lyme disease test created by a team of George Mason University researchers could soon become available statewide after a recent clinical validation study confirmed that it meets sensitivity and absolute molecular specificity standards.

  • October 19, 2020

    We are halfway through the fall semester, and by all accounts, we have passed one of the biggest hurdles facing universities: George Mason University has successfully reopened our campuses, kept our community safe, and delivered on our educational mission despite the pandemic. This has been challenging work for everyone in our community, and I want to applaud the efforts to make Mason a model for success.

  • Tue, 09/29/2020 - 01:00

    Members of the George Mason University community learned about leadership and activism from world soccer champion, double Olympic gold medalist and author Abby Wambach at Mason Reads on Monday afternoon.

  • Tue, 09/22/2020 - 17:53

    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam praised George Mason University for keeping its coronavirus numbers low during a visit to the Fairfax Campus on Tuesday where he announced a refinancing plan for colleges and universities.

  • Fri, 08/28/2020 - 05:00

    U.S. colleges and universities in the coming years will lead the reeducation of a workforce displaced by COVID-19, George Mason University President Gregory Washington said recently in a Chronicle of Higher Education webinar.