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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.

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Fall 2024 New Courses and Special Topics Offerings

Want to explore exciting topics such as agent-based model of an evolving and interactive populations, diagnostics and therapeutics, paleoclimatology, or transforming academia with artificial intelligence research? Or would you rather investigate atmospheric convection, Extremal Graph Theory, or take a seminar to quickly expand the knowledge of your field? 

Consider taking one or more of the 20+ exciting new and special topic courses available this semester.

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Undergraduate scholarships open until May 31

Scholarships at Mason are open to all continuing undergraduates, admitted transfers, and graduate students. Visit the Mason Scholarship Application Page to review and apply for scholarship opportunities offered through the Office of Student Financial Aid and various departments. Scholarship awards are based on your academic record as well as your answers to the questions on the application.

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Dissertation Defense - Michael D. Barrera PhD Biosciences

Apr 18, 2024, 2:00 - 4:00 PM

Program: PhD Biosciences Date: Thursd ay, April 18th, 2024 Time: 2: 00 PM Place: Virtual meeting & IABR 1004 For full Thesis Defense Announcement Click Here

Climate Change: Our Response as Artivists

Apr 18, 2024, 4:00 - 5:00 PM

Free and open to the public, registration is required. As the climate crisis quickly rises to the top of world concerns, different sectors scramble to figure out ways to respond to its impending pressures. The elephant in the room puts the onus on governments and corporations, but we all have

Dissertation Defense (IPN): Nooshin Safari

Apr 19, 2024, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Dissertation Defense for the PhD in Neuroscience for Nooshin Safari Title: The Anatomical Structure of Sex Differences in Trust Propensity Dissertation Chair: Frank Krueger, PhD (SSB/IPN) This dissertation explored the neuroanatomical sex differences in trust behavior towards strangers (TP) measured with the trust game by employing voxel-based morphometry and diffusion