Leading in Cybersecurity

Mason will lead the regional hub of the Cybersecurity Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CyManII) in public-private partnership among 59 member institutions.

Grand Challenges Featured in New Podcast

Mason president, Gregory Washington, discusses major challenges and their intrinsic opportunities with Mason students and faculty.

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Class of 2020 praised for resilience

George Mason University honored a record-high number of graduates Thursday, Dec. 17, celebrating more than 14,000 students who adapted under historically challenging circumstances to stay on track to earn their degrees.

The pre-recorded Celebration of the Class of 2020 was livestreamed on GMU-TV, with graduates and their

Bobby Lacy performed a spoken word piece called 'Resilience'

families and friends tuned in from around the world. Watch here.

The event honored the more than 9,700 students who graduated in the spring, and the more than 4,600 who completed their degree work during the summer and fall.

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Horizon Hall exterior
Horizon Hall opens for classes on Jan. 25

The six-floor, 218,000-square-foot building is the centerpiece of the Core Campus Project.

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Mason Hosts Cloud Computing Conference

November 17, 2020   /   by John Hollis

Mason lightpole banner in front of a bright blue sky with puffy clouds.

The Society of Women Engineers chapter and George Mason University’s Institute for Digital InnovAtion (IDIA) co-hosted the first virtual Cloud Computing Conference on Nov. 7 to fill the knowledge gap between a booming industry and soon-to-be graduates.

Senior computer science majors make their own odds with SpecUdate app

November 20, 2020   /   by Delaney Harrison