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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

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.  


ASSIP application now open

The nationally known Aspiring Scientists Summer Internship Program (ASSIP) provides transformative research opportunities for high school and undergraduate students. Selected participants work one-on-one with faculty researchers at George Mason University and collaborating institutions using state-of-the-art technology across many disciplines. 

The 2023 ASSIP application is now extended and is open through Feb. 12, 2023.

Photo of ASSIP students

News and Events

Upcoming Events

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Real Talk: Exploring the intersection of identity and career

Feb 7, 2023/4:00 - 5:00 PM


Decoding the Dress Code During this virtual panel discussion, we will explore phrases like “professional attire” and “dress for success” and how you show up in your job. Bring your questions about cultural, religious, and genderinclusive clothing in the workplace, with a special focus on expectations for the Career Fair

Evening Under the Stars

Feb 7, 2023/7:00 - 9:00 PM

Join us for the next Evening Under the Starts for a public talk followed by telescope viewings, weather permitting. For the foreseeable future, all Evening Under the Stars events will be held both in-person and virtually. All Evening Under the Stars events are free to attend, and do not require

Working Moms Support Group

Feb 8, 2023/12:00 - 1:00 PM


The Working Moms Support Group is one way faculty, staff, and students can come together, discuss the issues confronting working parents, and spur changes on campus. The group is celebrating its 20th anniversary this spring. Meetings are a mix of in-person and virtual formats. Check out the full schedule. Or