Campus News

  • March 30, 2023

    George Mason University’s iconic cherry tree grove by Mason Pond turns 30 this year. The first trees were donated in 1993 by the members of the student organization Club Nippon in celebration of Mason’s annual International Week.

  • December 1, 2022

    Twenty years ago, in December 2002, Vernon L. Smith was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, recognizing his pioneering work in the field of experimental economics.

  • October 10, 2022

    On Friday, October 7, George Mason University dedicated a Virginia historic site and celebrated the university–community partnership that helped preserved it.

  • October 7, 2022

    On September 23, 2011, Stephen King spoke at Mason’s Fall for the Book and accepted the Mason Prize for his extraordinary contributions to bringing literature to a wide reading public.

  • September 30, 2022

    In 2006, George Mason University alum Anousheh Ansari, BS Computer and Electrical Engineering ’88, traveled to the International Space Station for an 11-day expedition and the first female private space explorer, first astronaut of Iranian descent, first Muslim woman in space, and fourth private explorer to visit space.

  • September 19, 2022

    Mason’s SciTech Campus celebrates the university's 50th Anniversary and looks ahead to the future

  • September 16, 2022

    Mason's Science and Technology Campus in Prince William County was dedicated on September 24, 1997, with the opening of its first building, Colgan Hall (formerly the Occoquan Building).

  • September 9, 2022

    Mason Korea launched in Songdo, South Korea, in March 2014, as part of the Incheon Global Campus, a national project established by the Korean government and Incheon Metropolitan City to innovate the Korean education system and nurture the next generation of global leaders.

  • August 31, 2022

    The late Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev was no stranger to George Mason University.

  • August 26, 2022

    During Orientation 1992, incoming students were able to register for classes using a bank of touchtone phones in the ballroom of Student Union II (now The Hub) and walk away with a printout of their fall semester class schedule.