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Cricket field could be coming to Mason Fairfax campus

A field to host professional cricket matches on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University could be in place by 2025 as part of a plan unveiled Nov. 30. Major League Cricket (MLC) and its Washington, D.C.-based investor Sanjay Govil...

Mason alumnus returning to give commencement address

A George Mason University alumnus who went on to make his mark in higher education will return to serve as speaker at the university’s winter commencement, slated for Dec. 15. Gregory Fowler earned a master’s degree in English at Mason...

Women’s Club celebrates 40th anniversary of scholarship fund

The Women’s Club of Great Falls celebrated the 40th anniversary of its Scholarship Fund at an Oct. 23 tea at River Bend Club in Great Falls. The organization was founded in 1980 as the Great Falls Woman’s Club and began...

Mason Opera to present ‘Amahl and the Night Visitors’

Mason Opera will present a production of Gian Carlo Menotti’s “Amahl and the Night Visitors,” which since its television debut in 1951 has become a family favorite. Performances, which will feature Mason’s vocal students in collaboration with an instrumental chamber...

Mason honors benefactor by renaming Islamic-studies center

George Mason University has announced a $3 million gift to its Center for Global Islamic Studies, which will be renamed the AbuSulayman Center for Global Islamic Studies in recognition of the donation. The commitment was made by the Mirza Family...

Mason launches new ‘College of Public Health’

George Mason University’s new College of Public Health is the first of its kind in Virginia, and university officials say it is designed to meet the ongoing need for skilled, interdisciplinary health professionals and research across the state. “Mason’s College...

Mason open house to focus on campus development in Arlington

George Mason University will hold an open house to discuss its new “Fuse” development project on the Arlington campus on Monday, Nov. 7 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Members of the development team will be on hand to discuss the...

Collaborative effort saves Civil War ‘redoubt’ on Mason campus

A chip shot from the busy intersection of Braddock and Ox roads in Fairfax lies a hidden, but still plainly visible, Civil War redoubt. The 80-foot-wide, circular fortification isn’t much to look at anymore, but stands out as an obviously...

Bucking trend, Mason reports enrollment uptick

Bucking a statewide trend of declining college enrollment, George Mason University has welcomed its largest student body in school history for the fall 2022 semester, with a freshman class that set a new record for both diversity and academic...

Mason students give back through computer refurbishment

George Mason University seniors Judy Yang, Sital Luitel and Dennis Amoah on Aug. 13 presented five nonprofit organizations with 19 refurbished Dell and Lenovo computers.
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