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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

Fall 2022 New Courses and Special Topic Offerings

Want to understand emerging fields like planetary health, paleoclimatology, or quantum computing? Or would you rather explore the Gateway to a Medical Career or take a seminar series to quickly expand the knowledge of your field?  

Consider taking one or more of the 20+ exciting new and special topics courses in Fall 2022. 

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Mason teams with Dominion Energy, HACU for Summer Bridge Program

George Mason University has partnered with Dominion Energy and the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) to create a Summer Bridge Program designed to further expose Latino/a high school students to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and establish a source of STEM-oriented students to support the energy industry.

Dominion Energy Bridge Camp, Student Outreach, EIP, Kerin

Mason campuses are mask optional

The current low level of COVID-19 cases means, with some exceptions, wearing a face covering is your choice. Mason is now also COVID test-optional, with some exceptions. 

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Mental Health First Aid Training

Aug 9, 2022/9:00 AM - Aug 10, 2022/1:00 PM


Mason's Student Health Services and the Center for the Advancement of Well-Being are pleased to offer Mental Health First Aid Training at no cost to members of the university community (faculty, staff, students). Register here. The training will be offered via Zoom. Participants are strongly encouraged to purchase a copy

Ask Me Anything - Environment and Sustainability Learning Community

Aug 9, 2022/6:00 - 7:00 PM


Register to gain access to the event. Join us for a virtual Ask Me Anything (AMA) session to help you prepare for your upcoming year in the Mason Science Learning Community. Meet your Mason Science Learning Community Team Learn about Mason Science LC courses, activities and events Share your ideas

Thesis Defense: Kaitlyn Benton, Geoinformatics and Geospatial Intelligence, MS

Aug 10, 2022/10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

EXPL 2304 and via Zoom. Email to RSVP and for the link. 

Candidate: Kaitlyn Benson Thesis Chair: Prof. Tim Leslie Program: MS in Geoinformatics & Geospatial Intelligence Title: Climate Warming and United State Military Force Projection: Impacts of Increasing Temperatures on Forward Operability