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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

Community approach to reducing single-use plastic beverage bottles wins major EPA award

With help from the Department of Environmental Science and Policy, High school students in the collaborative project, A Community Approach to Reducing Single-Use Plastic Beverage Bottles: (GMU 120505) funded by the NOAA Marine Debris Program, have been awarded the prestigious President’s Environmental Youth Award.

Efforts to reduce plastic waste by high school students and ESP

Mason alumnus helps answer the question why we exist

Why do we exist? And can science help find the answer? That’s what journalist, cognitive neuroscientist and Mason Science alumnus, Bobby Azarian addresses in his new book The Romance of Reality: How the universe organizes itself to create life consciousness, and cosmic complexity, recently released June 28, 2022.

Bobby Azarian, Neuroscience alum, Photo credit: Andy Bui

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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Jul6

Support and Advocacy Processing Space - Students Only

Jul 6, 2022/4:00 - 5:00 PM

Zoom

In collaboration with CCEE, the Women and Gender Studies Program and Center will be hosting 5 processing spaces over the next two weeks to better understand and process the recent Supreme Court ruling impacts and effects. Some will be in person and some virtual. There will be student only; faculty
Jul8

Support and Advocacy Processing Space - Faculty/Staff Only

Jul 8, 2022/11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Zoom

In collaboration with CCEE, the Women and Gender Studies Program and Center will be hosting 5 processing spaces over the next two weeks to better understand and process the recent Supreme Court ruling impacts and effects. Some will be in person and some virtual. There will be student only; faculty
Jul8

W.A.T.E.R. at Mason Summer 2022 Seminar Series - Session 6

Jul 8, 2022/3:00 - 4:30 PM

Potomac Science Center & Virtual

WATER (Watershed and Aquatic Teams for Education and Research) at Mason 2022 Summer Seminar Series REGISTER HERE. Fernando Miralles-Wilhelm, Professor and Dean of the College of Science at George Mason University Fernando Miralles-Wilhelm is a hydrologist with expertise in modeling of surface and groundwater hydrology, physical, chemical and biological processes