The Pulse Magazine

Welcome to The Pulse, the Schar School of Policy and Government’s triannual publication. Inside you will find a robust mix of features and news about the Schar School’s students, faculty, alumni, research, and on- and off-campus activities. 

If you have suggestions for stories for future issues of The Pulse, please contact Communications Manager Buzz McClain at

The Pulse Fall/Winter 2022 cover

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To access the Fall/Winter 2022 issue of The Pulse magazine online in a flipbook-style format, click here (ISSUU).

To download a full PDF copy of the Fall/Winter 2022 issue of The Pulse magazine, click here (PDF).


To read the current and past issues of the magazine in a flipbook-style format, visit our page on Issuu.

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The Schar School of Policy and Government is one of the 10 schools and colleges of George Mason University with approximately 2,000 students, 90 full-time faculty members, and 13 degree programs offered on Mason’s campuses in Fairfax and Arlington, Va. Among the degree programs are government and international politics, public policy, public administration, political science, international security, and international commerce and policy. The Schar School prepares undergraduate and graduate students to be leaders and managers who solve problems and advance the public good in all sectors and levels of government—in the United States and throughout the world. 

For more, contact Communications Manager Buzz McClain at

A dynamic education for an evolving world.