Latest news about George Mason University

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

Thomas M. Davis III represented Northern Virginia in the U.S. House for seven terms.

By Nick Anderson

  • Aug 21, 2014

Gov. Terry McAuliffe said he wants the state and its universities to be “out front on this issue.”

By Nick Anderson

  • Aug 21, 2014

College presidents worry about “negative unintended consequences.”

By Nick Anderson

  • Aug 6, 2014

Fairfax County police said two people remained in the hospital Friday because of the accident.

By Victoria St. Martin

  • Jul 25, 2014

Virginia’s congressional delegation faces “massive” power drain.

By Spencer S. Hsu

  • Jun 11, 2014

Mia Norton, who spoke no English when she came to the U.S. at 39, plans to continue taking classes.

By Julie Zauzmer

  • May 27, 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