Should I be worried about bird flu?

In April, the World Health Organization confirmed a case of Avian influenza A (H5N1), commonly known as bird flu, in a human in Texas. Amira Roess, George Mason professor of global health and epidemiology, offers insights and clarity.

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Virginia budget increases funding

George Mason University received essential investments in its students, faculty and staff from Virginia’s biennium budget, which the General Assembly passed and Governor Glenn Youngkin signed on May 13, 2024.

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George Mason receives $1.2 million to revolutionize Lyme disease testing

Scientists from George Mason’s College of Science and College of Public Health aim to harness the many advantages of urine testing over other methods and increase mainstream adoption.

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Should I be worried about bird flu?

George Mason professor of global health and epidemiology Amira Roess offers insight and clarity on the uncertainties of this early disease outbreak. Find out what you need to know.

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George Mason receives $1.2 million to revolutionize Lyme disease testing.

Learn more about the research.

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Virginia budget increases

Virginia budget increases funding for George Mason University students, infrastructure, and employee compensation. Learn more about this funding.

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

See stories and events around campus.

George Mason University completes long-term rebrand with new logo

Take a look at George Mason's new logo

Spring Commencement 2024

The newest alumni reflect on their time at George Mason, future plans, and how their education has empowered them to pursue their dreams. Watch the video below.

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Mason Korea Marks Its 10th Anniversary

 On March 5, 2024, over 200 Mason Korea students, faculty, and staff celebrated the campus' tenth birthday in a celebration held at the Global Lounge. Watch the recap video below or read more about the event.

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