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MLK ‘Evening of Reflection’ Planned for Tuesday, Jan. 27

George Mason University will continue its remembrance of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. this month with the “2015 MLK Evening of Reflection” planned for Tuesday, Jan. 27. The event, which is purposed to reflect the spirit of King., will be held at Dewberry Hall in the Johnson Center from 4:30 to 7 p.m. and will focus on four important themes: grassroots organizing; nonviolent resistance; citizenship (immigration reform) and gender inclusivity. The event is in its seventh year at Mason and allows the community to… Read more

Students volunteered at Women Giving Back as part of a day of service on Martin Luther King Day, Jan. 19. Photo courtesy of Kevin Stoy.

On MLK Day, Mason Students Give Back at Women Giving Back

Martin Luther King Day on Monday was a federal holiday, one that also closed the campuses of George Mason University. But, for some George Mason students, the day off was a “day on.” Ninety Mason students, departing from the Fairfax Campus, arrived by bus at 10:30 a.m. at the Women Giving Back facility in Sterling, Va., to spend the next few hours sorting, hanging and organizing items of clothing. Women Giving Back provides clothing free of charge to women and children in need, many of… Read more

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Student Health Insurance- February Deadline

George Mason University offers Aetna Student Health insurance to all undergraduate and graduate students, full-time and part-time, who take at least three credit hours.  Students enrolled in Doctoral programs are also eligible to enroll in Mason health insurance. Aetna Student Health insurance is a student-focused health insurance plan that protects students at school, at home, and while traveling or studying abroad. The 2014-2015 policy year maximum is unlimited—medical and drug prescriptions.  Domestic students are encouraged, but not required, to have health insurance while international students… Read more


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