Latest news about George Mason University

George Mason professor John Schreifels has run nearly 24,000 miles in a long fundraising project.

By Tom Jackman

  • Sep 30, 2015

New data offer clearest picture yet on degree completion for students who receive federal Pell grants.

By Nick Anderson

  • Sep 24, 2015

Adam Torres attended Hayfield Secondary School and George Mason before joining police.

By Tom Jackman

  • Aug 18, 2015

The theory: If you build it on your campus, students might come.

By Nick Anderson

  • Aug 11, 2015

Nearly 10,000 public safety workers from around the world traveled to Northern Virginia to compete.

By Elizabeth Koh

  • Jun 27, 2015

The World Police & Fire Games will kick off with opening ceremonies inside RFK Stadium.

By Antonio Olivo

  • Jun 26, 2015

Paige Epler plans to earn more degrees, take on cystic fibrosis, maybe become an astronaut, too.

By Tom Jackman

  • May 13, 2015

Election Saturday will determine candidates for November ballot.

By Victoria St. Martin

  • Apr 22, 2015

The two seniors used low-frequency sound waves to disrupt oxygen fueling fires.

By Tom Jackman

  • Mar 23, 2015

What if you stopped trying so hard to be happy and embraced the whole you, bad moods and all? Author Todd Kashdan says it will probably make you happier

By Brigid Schulte

  • Mar 16, 2015

College gun club membership is up across the country, including at Virginia's George Mason University. The school's top rated team is captained by Renee Murphy, who says increasing numbers of women are a big part of that surge.

  • Mar 12, 2015

Virginia schools say they will work with the legislature, but there are concerns about deterring victims from coming forward.

By Nick Anderson

  • Jan 27, 2015

The D.C. area faces major challenges with sluggish growth and a huge shortfall in infrastructure.

By Robert McCartney

  • Jan 18, 2015

Researchers are trying to measure the effects of music, art and dance on age-related disabilities.

By Fredrick Kunkle

  • Dec 27, 2014

Researchers look for quantifiable effect of arts.

  • Dec 26, 2014

Instead, federal data suggest that students receive minor penalties and can finish their studies.

By Nick Anderson

  • Dec 16, 2014

Rick Dunetz’s Fairfax foundation has inspired volleyball teams nationwide to help fund an innovative treatment.

By Tom Jackman

  • Dec 7, 2014

Only four of 13 areas have rebuilt property tax assessments since recession.

By Patricia Sullivan

  • Dec 2, 2014

Among the surprises: Princeton University ranks first in the United States but 13th in the world.

By Nick Anderson

  • Oct 28, 2014

Alumni and other local leaders got together as the program kicked off its eighth year.

By Jim Barnes

  • Oct 5, 2014
About George Mason

  • Independent since 1972
  • Public
  • Main campus: 677 acres
  • Nickname: The Patriots
  • Fall 2013 enrollment: 33,917
  • Tuition/fees, instate (2013-14): $9,908 

    Photo by Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post