- February 23, 2022
The conflict in Ukraine the world is observing now is nothing new to Anton Liagusha.
When gun-brandishing, Russia-backed separatists took over the Donetsk National University in Donetsk, Ukraine, in 2014, the country’s prime minister hastily relocated the school to a new campus in Vinnytsia, 20 hours away by train. Now the disused former diamond cutting factory is the site of a university that is, technically, in exile.
- October 6, 2021
With thousands of people and countless opportunities, there’s a lot to take in at Virginia’s largest public research university. To help George Mason University students find community and boost their on-campus experience, Housing and Residence Life created Learning Communities (LC), where students with common interests live and learn together during the academic year.
Democracy Lab is one of the newest LCs. More than 60 freshmen from the Schar School of Policy and Government are enrolled for its inaugural year.
- September 15, 2021
David Rehr said he has spent his entire life thinking about how government can be more efficient and effective.
That's a key reason he co-founded Mason’s RPA Initiative, in partnership with global software company UiPath, in January.
- July 21, 2021
Longtime George Mason University adjunct professor and benefactor Col. (ret.) Douthard R. (D.R.) Butler died on July 10 at age 86.
- June 24, 2021
George Mason University’s Schar School of Policy and Government will launch its new Race, Politics, and Policy Center in Fall 2021 under the leadership of Professor Michael Fauntroy. Fauntroy, who taught at Mason for 11 years before joining the faculty at Howard University in 2013, returned to Mason in June.
- June 1, 2021
On Wednesday, May 26, 2021, the Virginia Network for Women in Higher Education named Anne Holton as the 2021 Outstanding Woman Leader in Virginia Higher Education. She was selected from a pool of 30 nominees to become the third recipient of the award, which honors women who serve as role models to other women, display a commitment to developing and fostering the empowerment of women leaders, and exemplify leadership, success and service.
- Fri, 01/29/2021 - 11:44
Schar School Dean Mark J. Rozell provides an unbiased analysis of the stakes heading into the presidential debates -- with some debate history thrown in as well.
- Reply to a Political Attack? ‘Rapid Response Specialist’ Lis Smith Explains How It Works During a CampaignMon, 11/02/2020 - 16:17
Political “rapid response” communication specialist Lis Smith explains her role, and offers advice for defeating a certain incumbent.
- Wed, 09/23/2020 - 10:16
The Schar School’s Organization Development and Knowledge Management program celebrates 25 years of teaching change.
- Tue, 04/28/2020 - 20:05