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A Culture of Discovery

A Culture of Discovery

This year has seen Mason triumph in the world of research. It was named as an R-1 Doctoral University (Highest Research Activity) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions in Higher Education. This is the highest research status available.

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Gulag Wives

Gulag Wives

"They arrested them not for themselves supposedly being criminals, but just for having been married to this person who was arrested and in almost in every case, someone who was arrested and executed."

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Promoting Advancement In and Out of the Classroom

Promoting Advancement In and Out of the Classroom

Eden King’s research and teaching ideology are both rooted in a similar goal—advancing the careers of others. Having experienced the positive effect of a strong mentor herself, King says she always teaches with the intention to provide the best mentoring she can in order to elevate her students’ research and ideas.

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The School of Integrative Studies

The School of Integrative Studies

Spring 2016 brought an important change to one of George Mason University’s most vital and forward-looking academic components. With a bold eye to the future, New Century College (NCC) changed its name. Effective May 2016, New Century College became the School of Integrative Studies (SIS).

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Mason Alumnus Makes Shakespeare Available to All

Mason Alumnus Makes Shakespeare Available to All

Johnson holds a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s degree in English—an educational background one might conclude is a direct and expected link to a library career. But as the Folger is no ordinary library, Johnson’s path to it was no conventional journey.

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Meet Kevin Augustyn

Meet Kevin Augustyn

Coming on board in spring 2015, Kevin Augustyn brings to the college a wealth of nonprofit executive leadership and development experience.

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Moving Faster, Farther with George Mason University

Moving Faster, Farther with George Mason University

Mason has moved faster and advanced farther than anyone anticipated. And the university is just getting started. The Faster, Farther campaign seeks to celebrate and build on this success, providing resources to support its award-winning faculty, diverse student body, and thriving campus.

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New Programs in Forensic Pyschology

New Programs in Forensic Pyschology

Forensic psychology is where the science of the mind meets criminal justice. This aptly describes the new forensic psychology minor and concentrations being offered at George Mason University in fall 2016.

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