- April 18, 2022
Philosopher and activist Cornel West was the debut guest of the Schar School’s new Race, Politics, and Policy Center.
- March 30, 2022
Stu Shea, president, chairman, and CEO of Peraton, a Virginia-based national security company, will be the featured speaker at George Mason University’s Spring Commencement.
- March 17, 2022
More than 1,300 people from across the United States and overseas tuned in to “The Directors' View: Russia & Ukraine,” a virtual program hosted by Mason's Michael V. Hayden Center for Intelligence, Policy and National Security.
- March 15, 2022
The app allows users to filter an interactive map of rapidly developing events in specific neighborhoods throughout the besieged country. A link to the original media outlet accompanies each data point representing a military or nonmilitary event.
- 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.
- January 12, 2022
A panel discussion co-sponsored by the Schar School and Ms. Magazine tackles a particularly thorny subject—two of them actually: Attacks on abortion and democracy.
- November 10, 2021
The media strategists behind the most expensive gubernatorial race in Virginia’s history met on stage to talk about what went right—and what went wrong.
- 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.
- September 9, 2021
To mark the 20th anniversary of Sept. 11, we reached out to our colleagues at the Michael V. Hayden Center for Intelligence, Policy, and International Security and the Schar School of Policy and Government for their remembrances. Many of them have worked in the intelligence and policy communities and each has a unique perspective on a day that changed our world.