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Just outside the nation's capital, we've built connections with government agencies and industry partners working at the forefront of scientific research. Combine those with our advanced facilities for getting real-world work experience and options for tailoring your degree, and our students have more opportunity to land jobs, internships, and research collaborations that really help them stand out.

Students work in Deborah Polayes Biology of Microorganisms Lab. Photo by Lathan Goumas/Office of Communications and Marketing

12th Annual Undergraduate Research Colloquium

The College of Science and STEM Accelerator invites undergraduate students to participate in the Annual Undergraduate Research Colloquium (URC).  The purpose of this event is to showcase the variety of undergraduate research projects in the College to the Mason community.  All students engaged in undergraduate research at any level in any academic unit within the College of Science are encouraged to participate. Submit your abstract by April 10, 2023 by 5 p.m.

Poster session

Mason Scientist propels understanding of Mars with review of its whole atmosphere

Mars is one of the most studied planets in our solar system, second only to Earth. Signs point to the red planet once existing as a habitable world like our own, mustering intense fascination from scientists to understand the history of Mars’ environment and how it came to its present state. For the first time, Dr. Erdal Yiğit pulled these studies together in a single review to reveal Martian whole atmosphere couplings and interactions.

Image of Mars. Photo by NASA

New AJEDI page launched

The College of Science is excited to announce the launch of our new Access, Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (AJEDI) page. Thanks to Paula Danquah-Brobby, Director of AJEDI, the page now reflects the College's mission, vision, and commitment to advancing access, justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (AJEDI) throughout our STEM community.  


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CVS Health and Aetna College Day

Mar 31, 2023/9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Falls Church, VA

Did you know that in 2018, CVS Health bought Aetna? Now called Aetna, a CVS Health Company. With the actuaries from both Aetna and CVS Health coming together under the combined company, the actuarial community is now larger than ever. This event will be hosted by actuaries in the Falls

Calculus Olympiad

Mar 31, 2023/9:30 AM - 3:00 PM

George Mason University, Johnson Center, 3rd Floor

CALLING ALL MATH ENTHUSIASTS! Join Us for an EXCITING day of Mathematics! hosted by the Department of Mathematical Sciences Diversity Committee and the Center for Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence (CMAI) *Lunch Provided! - Calculus Competition with Individual and Team prizes - Activities for students of all levels - Learn about

Spring Family Fling

Mar 31, 2023/10:00 AM - Apr 2, 2023/4:00 PM

Northern Virginia

Spring Family Fling: March 31–April 2, 2023 Experience the beauty of springtime in Northern Virginia during Spring Family Fling! This event is a smaller, spring version of our fall Family Weekend. We invite you to bring your whole family to reconnect with your student the Mason way! Stay tuned for