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Redefining Excellence

Film and Video Studies major Jason Gilligan wrote a pilot, Through the Trees Eyes, for his Web Series class that was produced as a short film. The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter recognized it with an Emmy.

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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

Austin Cross honed his video skills during a summer internship with the Redskins. He filmed practices, highlight videos, and gym scenes. Redskins photo by Garrett Campbell.

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Pioneering Research

Kevin Clark, director of the Center for Digital Media Innovation and Diversity, did a study on how African-American youth in low- and middle-income communities can use technology to boost educational opportunities.

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Driven to Serve

Junior Ana Tobar and senior Rodrigo Velasquez of the student organization Mason DREAMers were among several George Mason University students to attend the recent Clinton Global Initiative University. The Initiative invites students, university representatives, and subject matter experts to join in developing solutions to social problems.

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