Demonstrating the power of VR in physical rehabilitation
The team-based student capstone project, displayed at the Fuse topping out event, created a virtual reality rehab platform that is less complicated and less expensive. Learn more.
Mason’s impact flourishes with alumni legislators in Richmond
The legislative session is underway in Virginia’s General Assembly. George Mason University’s presence continues to make an impact in Richmond, with an increased number of proud Mason Patriots serving the commonwealth.
Mason Korea welcomes largest new class
More than 200 students were welcomed at the 2024 New Student Convocation. The event was the finale of Welcome Weekend, a two-day program led by Mason Korea's University Life Office to familiarize new students to campus life. Find out more.
New video camera system captures the colored world that animals see
“We’ve long been fascinated by how animals see the world,” said Hanley, who is also a National Geographic Explorer. “Modern techniques in sensory ecology allow us to infer how static scenes might appear to an animal; however, animals often make crucial decisions on moving targets like detecting food items and evaluating a potential mate’s display. Learn more.
At Fuse topping out ceremony, student researcher uses satellites to better predict storm surges
Soelem Aafnan Bhuiyan, a PhD student in civil engineering, saw plenty of coastal flooding while growing up in Bangladesh. He hopes his research will help all flood-prone communities benefit from a more robust disaster preparedness program. Learn more. Watch his video short.
Mason engineers develop “rusty” coffee grounds to remove pollutants from water
By combining spent coffee grounds with iron oxide (aka rust), the reusable bots can bind to several different pollutants for removal via magnets. Learn more.
On the Access to Excellence podcast, Mason President Gregory Washington speaks with Jeffery Johnson, pastor of Mount Calvary Baptist Church in Fairfax (right), and Vernon Walton, pastor of First Baptist Church in Vienna. The pastors, both of whom have Mason students and graduates in their congregations, guide us through some of the history and aspirations of the Black community through the lens of Black and African American History Month. They also examine the intertwined roles that Mason and their churches can play to confront issues such as affordable housing, food insecurity and equitable healthcare. Listen to this episode.
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Mason in the Media
See the World Through the Eyes of Animals With These Stunning New Videos. (Smithsonian Magazine)
At George Mason University, President Gregory Washington is building the future
President Washington talks about Mason's blueprint for growth. (Northern Virginia Magazine)
Supreme Court could halt chilling effect on housing market. Charles Gardner, a research fellow at the Mercatus Center, says the issue is the national housing affordability crisis. (Newsweek)