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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.


Mason Science offers summer camps for incoming freshmen

Before classes start in August, the College of Science invites our incoming Mason freshmen to attend in-person and hybrid camps. Three camp options will be offered in July 2021. The Math Boot Camp helps students obtain a deeper understanding of mathematical concepts in algebra, trigonometry or calculus. The STEM Bridge Camp allows students to experience science courses and the college lifestyle before the fall semester.  

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Mason updates COVID-19 safety requirements to prepare for fall 2021

President Gregory Washington announced updated policies regarding COVID-19 vaccinations, masking, and other safety measures at Mason. Review these updates in order to prepare for the fall 2021 semester.

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Stonewall Panel Discussion

Jun 23, 2021/12:00 - 1:00 PM

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As we continue to celebrate Pride month, join the Women and Gender Studies Program and the Alumni Association for a panel discussion focused on the history of the Stonewall riots and PRIDE. Our panelists will share what they have learned through their studies and experience, and how we can use

PhD Dissertation Defense

Jun 24, 2021/2:00 - 4:00 PM


Candidate: Sujata “Suzee” Poudel Defense Date and Time: Thursday, June 24, 2:00-4:00 pm Defense Location: Virtual via Zoom (RSVP to for link) Title: Phenology and Water Quality Impacts of an invasive Water Chestnut (Trapa bispinosaRoxb.var iinumai Nakano) in Northern Virginia, USA, and evaluation of Early Detection/Rapid Response (EDRR) practices

STEMNoire 2021

Jun 24, 2021/5:45 PM - Jun 26, 2021/6:00 PM

Join us for the 2021 STEMNoire virtual research conference and holistic wellness program intentionally curated to connect, uplift, and empower women of the African diaspora in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). The College of Science is co-sponsoring this event and has a limited number of complimentary