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Patriots, have a safe winter break

Help the Mason community fight COVID-19. Get vaccinated (including boosters), get tested before and after holiday gatherings, and continue to use the Mason COVID Health Check. 

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Honoring Thomas Lovejoy

Dr. Thomas Lovejoy who passed away on December 25, 2021 was a Distinguished University Professor of Environmental Science and Policy, the founding Scientific Director of the Institute for a Sustainable Earth, and a mentor and friend to countless graduate students, researchers, and faculty colleagues.


Academic programs that bring opportunity

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

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Grant Seeking and Grant Writing 101

Jan 19, 2022/2:30 - 4:00 PM

Grant Seeking and Grant Writing 101: Join us on Wednesday, January 19, 2:30-4:00 pm for the first of the Faculty Affairs-Research Development Services spring Interactive Workshop Series. Co-facilitated by experienced Mason faculty and research development staff, this virtual workshop will help faculty learn to identify funding opportunities, explore general differences

Crucial Conversations Skillshops

Jan 20, 2022/1:00 - 3:00 PM


Identifying the Real Issue Faculty and Staff are invited to join us on January 20 for the first in a five-part series of “skill shops” that hone in on the skills for holding difficult conversations featured in “Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High.” Led by a certified

1st GMU Math Alumni / Student Conference

Jan 21, 2022/9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Please join us for the 1st GMU Math Alumni / Student Conference In person: Exploratory Hall, room 3301 Via zoom: This event is aimed at providing GMU Math students and alumni an opportunity to discuss job opportunities in academia, industry and national labs. Students will have a chance to