- June 29, 2023
George Mason University’s Potomac Environmental Research and Education Center (PEREC) recently hosted an invasive species removal event where students, faculty, staff, and community members came together to remove harmful, invasive plants around the Potomac Science Center in Woodbridge, Virginia.
- May 16, 2023
Murals at Mason commissioned School of Art student Nadya Steare to design two murals that reflect the research focuses of faculty and students at Mason's Potomac Science Center. The staircase mural 'Sediment to Sky' focuses on each layer of the Potomac River watershed, highlighting native flora, fauna, and microorganisms.
- April 17, 2023
On Wednesday, April 12, Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger visited George Mason University’s Potomac Science Center in Woodbridge, which is now part of the congresswoman’s district.
- March 9, 2023
Dee Arrington is the site coordinator at George Mason University's Potomac Science Center.
- August 9, 2022
Mason Potomac Environmental Research and Education Center community project in Prince William County garners EPA award for two high school students.
- October 28, 2021
It’s the stuff of nightmares and horror movies: Tiny estuarine mud crabs become infected with an invasive parasite that takes over their bodies and brains. But it isn’t fiction, and Mason’s team of researchers is learning more about these invaders and how they impact the ecology of our region.
- October 5, 2021
International graffiti artist TakerOne is working on a mural, “Fauna of Belmont Bay,” at Mason’s Potomac Science Center in Woodbridge, Virginia.
- August 13, 2021
George Mason University is known for meeting students where they are.
- July 20, 2021
Leigh McCue, associate professor and interim chair of mechanical engineering is looking to take a deeper dive into her research at the Vessel Dynamics Lab. The recent recipient of the Beck Foundation Faculty Fellow award is building a fleet of maritime robots and will use the funds from the award to expand this work.