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The fall Career Fair is here. Get ready.

The fall Career Fair is here. Get ready.

The entire University Career Services staff is preparing for their fall signature event, the Career Fair. Over 200 employers will be on campus during the week of the fair and will be actively recruiting students at every level and in every course of study.

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Social Sciences ranked 51st in the world in the 2016 Shanghai Rankings

Social Sciences ranked 51st in the world in the 2016 Shanghai Rankings

Once again, George Mason University has been recognized by the Center for World-Class Universities at Shanghai Jiao Tong University in its 2016 Academic Rankings of World Universities, also known as the “Shanghai Rankings." Most impressive, Mason is ranked 51st in the field of social sciences out of the 200 universities listed. In these field and subject rankings, Mason was awarded more points than any other institution in Virginia or Washington D.C.

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Looking for a Fall Course? Here Are Some Good Ones!

Looking for a Fall Course? Here Are Some Good Ones!

Educational inequality. Social innovation. Public relations. Human rights. These courses, offered in fall 2016, will expand your view on real issues that affect the world around us. No matter what your major, your awareness of any of these big issues will bring new perspective to your education. Learn more!

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5 Myths about the Liberal Arts

5 Myths about the Liberal Arts

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.

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A Culture of Discovery

A Culture of Discovery

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.

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Creating a Voice for Those Who Aren’t Heard

Creating a Voice for Those Who Aren’t Heard

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.

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Coming this fall!  The Global Health Fellows

Coming this fall! The Global Health Fellows

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.

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She Volunteered for a Cause and Found a Career

She Volunteered for a Cause and Found a Career

Katherine Quigley said that when she came to George Mason University as a freshman, she had no concrete plan for her life. But during a year in which she volunteered with the university’s Office of Leadership Education and Development (LEAD), Quigley found her calling.

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