- July 22, 2021Mason is joining the growing community of universities that require all students, faculty, and staff to get vaccinated, and to share verification of their vaccination status, in order to work, study, and live on campus.
- July 22, 2021Deborah Willis (PhD cultural studies 2003) remembers wanting to be a photographer since she was 10 years old. Her mother worked as a beautician, and Willis said the images and stories that surrounded her in her mom’s shop had a lasting impact on her career and her view of activism. Willis was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences this year in recognition of her life of activism as a photographer.
- July 21, 2021Longtime George Mason University adjunct professor and benefactor Col. (ret.) Douthard R. (D.R.) Butler died on July 10 at age 86.
- July 20, 2021Fairfax, Va.—George Mason University is pleased to announce that Dr. Sharnnia Artis has been named Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer, effective September 1. Artis currently serves as Assistant Dean of Access and Inclusion in the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences and Samueli School of Engineering at the University of California, Irvine, one of the most diverse engineering programs in the nation.
- July 20, 2021Faculty/staff weekly announcements
- July 19, 2021Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam last month appointed a new member to the George Mason University Board of Visitors and reappointed three others. All will serve four-year terms on the 16-member body.
- July 16, 2021Our enrollment has tripled in 30 years to more than 39,000 students, attracted to the high quality of Mason’s innovative programs as well as its value and advantageous location.
- July 14, 2021Mason professor Justin Sutters’ enthusiasm and dedication were evident to the members of the National Art Education Association (NAEA), who honored him with the 2021 Southeastern Region Higher Education Art Educator Award.
- George Mason University tech mentorship program to expand support to early stage tech companies across the commonwealth, with help from GO Virginia grantJuly 13, 2021Mason Enterprise at George Mason University has been awarded a GO Virginia grant to expand its network of tech mentors. The funding will support the Innovation Commercialization Assistance Program (ICAP), a program under the Virginia Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network, doubling its capacity to assist technology and innovation-driven startups across Virginia.