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Redefining Excellence

Communication major Issmar Ventura, a senior, created the first weekly Spanish-language news show — Noticiero GMU — on George Mason University’s student-run Mason Cable Network.

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Inclusive and Accessible

Michelle Pepino writes and records as The Gem Fragments as part of the Mason Noise project, in which music technology students mix, master, produce, and distribute original albums.

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Focused on Your Future

Create your own niche, break your own path

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Located for Opportunity

Mason senior Ayse Keskincelik, accounting honors student, has an internship at the Securities Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C.

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Pioneering Research

Nelson Cortes, an associate professor in Kinesiology and Exercise, Fitness, and Health Promotion, as well as in the Sports Medicine Assessment, Research and Testing (SMART) Laboratory, looks for risk factors that can lead to debilitating injury. He earned one of Mason’s Emerging Researcher/Scholar/Creator awards.

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Driven to Serve

May 2016 graduate Dawite Ewnetu, a computer science and mathematics major, is returning to his native Ethiopia to build shelters for children who must work to support their families. “They sell items and clean shoes. Sometimes they have no place to sleep at night, or anyplace to store their belongings,” he says. Afterward, he'll return to the United States to a job as a system analyst at Lockheed Martin.

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