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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 is 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 open through Feb. 5, 2023.

Photo of ASSIP students

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Jan 28, 2023/10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Room 318 Van Metre Hall, Arlington Campus

Quantum in your Classroom is an introduction to quantum science for elementary, middle and high school teachers. Come learn about what quantum is, why it is important for your students, and where you can find resources to integrate it into your classrooms. No prior knowledge of quantum is required. Future

Call for Papers: 2023 Annual Modeling and Simulation Conference

Jan 29, 2023/8:00 AM - 11:45 PM

The Society for Modeling and Simulation International seeks presenters contributing to the theory and practice of modeling and simulation in any scientific or engineering discipline. The conference takes place in May. Conference information.

AOES Climate Dynamics Seminar: Smith, Why RMSE is Evil

Lenny Smith, Virginia Tech Wed, 1 Feb, 1:30-2:30 JC Room Gand via Zoom (contact for link) On the Evaluation and Tuning of Probability Forecasts: Why RMSE is Evil and Anomalies are Silly