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George Mason University Graduate Showcase: Registration Now Open

George Mason University Graduate Showcase: Registration Now Open

Mason's Office of Graduate Admissions cordially invites you to attend our largest annual event for prospective graduate students. Learn about graduate degree programs, graduate certificates, and professional degrees. Come see the excitement of our campus, meet our faculty, and speak with admissions representatives.

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SOAN invites the Nigerian First Lady to Mason

SOAN invites the Nigerian First Lady to Mason

Her Excellency Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, wife of the President of Nigeria, and a delegation were invited to George Mason by SOAN’s Visiting Scholar Sylvester Okere and Professor Lester Kurtz. The purpose of the visit was to highlight the First Lady’s initiative, Future Assured, to promote women and children’s health in Nigeria and to look for ways in which the Mason community can collaborate with their work.

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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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Nigeria's First Lady Visits George Mason University

Nigeria's First Lady Visits George Mason University

Last week, Her Excellency Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, wife of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, visited George Mason University at the invitation of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, along with the Office of Global Strategy, Office of Admissions, and the College of Health and Human Services.

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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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