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Mason grads urged to chart own paths in life

Green-begowned graduates at George Mason University could be forgiven they wondered why commencement keynote speaker Stu Shea asked them to stand, take a single step and lean in with their classmates. Shea noted how famous people throughout history – Martin...

George Mason to present operatic version of Cinderella tale

Mason Opera at George Mason University will present Giacomo Rossini’s “La Cenerentol” with performances Friday, April 29 at 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, April 30-May 1 at 2 p.m. at the Harris Theatre, located on the Fairfax campus...

Mason alumna will speak to new health-care grads

Nationally-recognized health care leader and George Mason University School of Nursing alumna Karen Dale, RN, MSN, will be the keynote speaker at the Mason College of Health and Human Services’ 2022 Degree Celebration, to be held on May 22...

Local colleges prep commencement exercises

After two years in which commencement ceremonies for local institutions of higher learning were disrupted, things are beginning to return to a semblance of normal for 2022. Three major local colleges – George Mason University, Northern Virginia Community College and...

Groundbreaking heralds a new era for Mason in Arlington

Across the street from the point where North Kansas Street intersects Fairfax Drive in Arlington can be found a giant empty hole in the earth where, decades before, a department store once stood. Riding the rickety escalator and playing with...

Editor’s Notebook: And they’re off to the races!

Last night’s Arlington County Democratic Committee meeting brought out the first (and maybe only) two contenders seeking the party’s nod for the School Board seat being vacated by Barbara Kanninen. Brandon Clark, a teacher in the county school system, and...

Forum to focus on expanding equity, democracy at local level

Jessica Gordon Nembhard, the author of “Collective Courage: A History of African-American Cooperative Thought and Practice,” will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming Democratizing NOVA summit, a gathering designed, organizers say, to build a regional community and economy...

New scholarship fund honors memory of Women’s Club stalwart

The Women’s Club of Great Falls Scholarship Fund has formally announced the establishment of the Holly Ann Kuga Endowment at George Mason University. Kuga was a long-standing member of the Women’s Club and a beloved friend and supporter of the...

Mason bestows new name on Arlington campus

Whether it will catch on or not remains a question for later, but George Mason University officials have for the first time bestowed a formal name on their Arlington campus. "Mason Square." At the same time, university officials announced that the...

Mason set to inaugurate renovated Harris Theatre

After 18 months of renovations, Harris Theatre on George Mason University’s Fairfax campus is once again open for performances. “While most of the impact of the improvements will be felt by the students, faculty and staff of the College of...
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