Leading in Cybersecurity

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

Access to Excellence Podcast Features Grand Challenges

Mason President Gregory Washington takes on some of the toughest issues facing students and graduates and the opportunities those issues present.

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Virginia first lady Pamela Northam visits COVID-19 vaccination clinic to thank front-line early childhood educators and clinic organizers

First Lady Pam Northam visits MAP clinic
Collaborators from ImagiNation, Mason, Mason and Partners Clinics, Prince William Health District, and Smartbeginnings Greater Prince William pose with First Lady Northam. Photo provided


George Mason University Mason and Partners Clinic, Prince William Health District, and Smart Beginnings Greater Prince William partner to vaccinate more than 1,400 people. On Feb. 23, first lady Pamela Northam visited a vaccination clinic in Manassas Park to recognize the heroic efforts of early childhood educators.

“Early childhood educators have truly been unsung heroes throughout this pandemic allowing other frontline workers to remain on the job. We are grateful for organizations like Smart Beginnings Greater Prince William, the Mason and Partner Clinics, and the Prince William Health District whose collaboration makes reaching this important group possible,” said Northam.

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Sarah Giff
Studying the relationship between parents' PTSD and children's emotional functioning

Mason doctoral student Sarah Giff is examining the connection between parents with PTSD and their children’s emotional functioning, looking specifically at military families. 

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Task force presents recommendations at first town hall

An advisory board to promote community policing, a required foundational course on diversity and inclusion, and a university-wide infrastructure to promote and enhance anti-racism, diversity, equity, and inclusion were among the recommendations put forward by members of George Mason University’s Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence Task Force at a virtual town hall Tuesday, Feb. 23.

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Mason Lighting the Way: Spotlights from the Task Force

More than 100 faculty, staff and students are working on George Mason University’s Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence Task Force, which is taking a hard look at the current state of diversity and inclusivity efforts at the university and making recommendations for the future.

These individuals come from across our campuses and bring their different skill sets and expertise to this work. In this series, we will spotlight members of the task force and find out what drives them.

Dominique Dowling, Junior, Integrative Studies Major
Committees: Student Voice and University Policies and Practices