Women in STEM

In the latest episode of "Our Future, Transformed," Nathalia Peixoto, associate professor of bioengineering at Ƶ, speaks with Mason President Gregory Washington about rethinking the way tech fields are taught.

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Mason climbs in the national college rankings

Ƶ is among America’s top 50 public universities, top 100 among all public and private institutions, and Virginia’s No. 1 university for social mobility in multiple national college rankings released in recent weeks.

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The tension between war, justice, and peace

Karina Korostelina, Professor of Conflict Analysis and Resolution gives a behind the scenes look at her research and what it tells us about human nature and how we can find peace after conflict.

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A linguistics scholar designs mysteries in the Library of Congress

Linguistics drew Keyvnne Dimaano to Mason, one of the only schools in Virginia with a linguistics program. It would lead to her speaking Mandarin and writing rebuses in a competitive summer internship for the Library of Congress.

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The Baroni Center for Government Contracting

Camille and Greg Baroni joined Mason leaders and alumni on Aug. 31 to celebrate the center that bears their names.

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Mason is not just an institution of higher education and excellence. Mason is an institution of higher purpose.

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We Dare to Imagine a Better World

At Mason, we believe it will take all of us together to reimagine a better tomorrow. We are unapologetically focused on action, ready to take on the world’s full, messy truths so that we may learn and grow wiser from them.

We welcome diversity of origin, identity, circumstance, and ideology.

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Mason kicked off Hispanic Heritage Month on Sept. 14with , an annual event hosted by the Hispanic Latine Leadership Alliance and theon the Fairfax Campus. Students had the opportunity to meet a variety of Hispanic/Latina organizations within the Mason community. View more photos on theofficial.


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Events Around Campus

| Sept. 22 | Old Town Square

2023 Roger Wilkins Lecture: Matthew Desmond |Sept. 26, at 4 p.m. | Fairfax Campus, Harris Theater

Fall Career Fair | Sept. 27-28 |

Mason Athletics

Upcoming home events
Sept. 28 – Women's Soccer vs. Saint Louis University, 7 p.m.
Sept. 29 – Women's Volleyball vs. Saint Louis University, 6 p.m.
Sept. 30 – Women's Volleyball vs.Saint Louis University, 2 p.m.

Oct. 13 - Mason Madness


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