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Redefining Excellence

Mason junior biology major Christopher Fernandez received a prestigious Udall Scholarship, which honors the legacy of the late brothers and politicians, Morris and Stewart Udall. The $7,000 award goes to sophomores and juniors committed to matters related to the environment or Native Americans.

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Inclusive and Accessible

In April of 1972, Virginia Gov. A. Linwood Holton Jr. signed a bill that separated “George Mason College” from the University of Virginia. In addition to his part in establishing Mason, he also played a leading role in integrating Virginia schools. Here, he walks his daughter to her public school class.

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Focused on Your Future

Create your own niche, break your own path

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Located for Opportunity

Mason Arts Management graduate student Ina Descartes got an internship at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., where she worked in the Department of Exhibits.

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Pioneering Research

Isabella Nicola plays the violin with a 3-D prosthetic left arm designed by a senior design team of bioengineering students from Mason's Volgenau School of Engineering.

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Driven to Serve

Mason sophomore Amrit Tamang, a native of Nepal, helped build temporary shelters for his relatives, headed efforts to bring water to the villages, and helped restore electricity with solar panels following a pair of devastating earthquakes.

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