Press releases, announcements, and statements
- February 25, 2022
Schar School of Policy and Government professor J.P. Singh leads a team of researchers from across George Mason University campuses that has been awarded a three-year, $1.39 million grant to study the economic and cultural determinants for global artificial intelligence (AI) infrastructures—and describe their implications for national and international security.
- February 14, 2022
New center will help grow Virginia’s health workforce pipeline and support continuous learning, upskilling and health workforce development.
- December 10, 2021
George Mason University has named Kimberly Davidson as University Ombudsperson, a new position within the university.
- Mason Enterprise to expand mentorship support for bio startups across the state, in partnership with Virginia BioAugust 12, 2021
Mason Enterprise is partnering with Virginia Bio to establish a new network of life science business mentors to help startups across Virginia launch and scale their ventures.
- July 20, 2021
Fairfax, Va.—George Mason University is pleased to announce that Dr. Sharnnia Artis has been named Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer, effective September 1.
Artis currently serves as Assistant Dean of Access and Inclusion in the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences and Samueli School of Engineering at the University of California, Irvine, one of the most diverse engineering programs in the nation.
- George Mason University tech mentorship program to expand support to early stage tech companies across the commonwealth, with help from GO Virginia grantJuly 13, 2021
Mason Enterprise at George Mason University has been awarded a GO Virginia grant to expand its network of tech mentors. The funding will support the Innovation Commercialization Assistance Program (ICAP), a program under the Virginia Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network, doubling its capacity to assist technology and innovation-driven startups across Virginia.
- June 5, 2021
Showcasing a collection of more than 100 native and non-native trees and shrubs, the George Mason University Arboretum earned Level II accreditation from ArbNet, the only international accreditation program specific to arboreta.
- June 1, 2021
On Wednesday, May 26, 2021, the Virginia Network for Women in Higher Education named Anne Holton as the 2021 Outstanding Woman Leader in Virginia Higher Education. She was selected from a pool of 30 nominees to become the third recipient of the award, which honors women who serve as role models to other women, display a commitment to developing and fostering the empowerment of women leaders, and exemplify leadership, success and service.
- NCWIT affiliate program recognized 157 high school students for computing achievements at its 10th anniversaryJune 1, 2021
As part of an effort to encourage more young women to choose careers in technology, the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT), George Mason University, Virginia Tech, Virginia Commonwealth University, and Bank of America recognized 157 high school women for their accomplishments and aspirations in computing and technology
- Wed, 03/17/2021 - 11:14
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has signed legislation that approves George Mason University for the highest level of institutional management autonomy granted to Virginia public colleges and universities, a milestone achievement for Mason, the state’s youngest public research institution.