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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 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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CAGS: Prettier Images

Apr 19, 2024, 12:30 - 1:30 PM

Speaker: Mark Burge Title: Prettier Images Abstract Time: Friday, April 19 - 12:30pm – 1:30pm Location: Exploratory Hall, room 4106 and on CAGS zoom link

Thesis Defense - Sydney Monserrate, Biology MS

Apr 19, 2024, 1:00 - 3:00 PM

Candidate: Sydney Monserrate Program: Biology MS Date: FRIday April 19, 2024 Time: 1 :00 PM Place: Zoom For full Thesis Defense Announcement Click Here

Navigating Conference Travel

Apr 19, 2024, 1:00 - 3:30 PM

Johnson Center room 228, The Office of Undergraduate Education

Are you interested in presenting your research or creative project at a conference? Are you wondering about the experiences of participating in a national conference? Mason students who just came back from the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), one of the biggest undergraduate research events of the year, attracting