In this issue of the Mason SPIRIT, the college's senior associate Dean, Robert Matz, takes a look at some misconceptions about getting a liberal arts degree and how the degree meets up with what employers are looking for in a challenging job market.
This year has seen Mason triumph in the world of research. It was named as an R-1 Doctoral University (Highest Research Activity) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions in Higher Education. This is the highest research status available.
Last year, the George Mason University communication major created the first weekly Spanish-language news show — Telenoticias Mason — on the university’s student-run Mason Cable Network. The newscast now counts a staff of 10 students and plans to expand in the fall by adding a weather anchor.
The Global Affairs program and the Department of Philosophy are teaming up to offer a unique opportunity for their undergraduate students. The inaugural cohort of the Global Health Fellows will spend its fall semester at the Arlington campus focusing on the realities of today’s global health challenges and the resources offered from a humanities and social sciences perspective.