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.
Summer 2024 VALHEN Hispanic STEM Academy application now open
George Mason University is excited to partner again with the Virginia Latino Higher Education Network (VALHEN) to offer the VALHEN Hispanic STEM Academy. This unique experience offers participants a series of interactive and hands-on sessions across a wide range of STEM disciplines, held in Mason’s cutting-edge labs and facilities. VHSA is open to all rising Virginia high school sophomores and juniors, and was designed to meet the unique needs of Hispanic/Latine and other underserved communities.
Mason postdoc leads scientific breakthrough that could revolutionize cancer treatment
It isn’t often that someone graduates with a PhD and a scientific discovery, but George Mason University researcher Marissa Howard was no ordinary student. Howard, BS Bioengineering ’17, PhD Biosciences ’22, leads a team of scientists who have discovered a way to “eavesdrop” on cellular communications that could revolutionize treatments for cancer and other maladies.
College of Science Annual Report 2022-23
George Mason's College of Science reflects on its achievements during the 2022-2023 academic year. Whether inside or outside the classroom or lab, our science community cultivates a promising research future for new frontiers that is all together different.