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We Are Family: Parents, Siblings Get in on the Act During Family Weekend

From movies, athletic competitions and musical performances to the Taste of Mason; from sightseeing tours to service projects, wellness and well-being events—Oct. 17-19 is all about family at George Mason University. George Mason students, faculty and staff, and their families, are welcome to attend. Family Weekend registration closes at midnight Sunday, Oct. 5. “The Division of University Life’s Orientation and Family Programs and Services recognizes the importance of families in students’ development and success at Mason,” says Kaitlin Cicchetti, associate director. “Family Weekend is one… Read more

Honors College students Suzy Hewitt (on left) and Roxana Kazemi work as interns in the Explainers Program at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, National Air and Space Museum. Photo by Evan Cantwell.

Far Out: Mason Students Take Internships to New Heights

Internships at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum are providing an almost-out-of-this-world learning opportunity for two George Mason University students. The experience also could help them land dream careers. Suzy Hewitt and Roxana Kazemi are leading hands-on, innovative learning sessions on outer space, primarily at the museum’s Stephen F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Northern Virginia on the weekends. They also may take the opportunity to work at the National Air and Space Museum’s Washington, D.C., location during the week. The sophomores are working at least… Read more

UN Peace Day Poster: The Right of Peoples to Peace

Mason’s International Day of Peace Celebration

Jason Hartsel September 16, 2014 On Sunday, September 21, 2014, Mason will join the world in celebrating the annual International Day of Peace, a global observance that was established in 1981 by a United Nations resolution. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the UN General Assembly’s Declaration on the Right of Peoples to Peace, which “recognizes that the promotion of peace is vital for the full enjoyment of all human rights.” This year’s theme, “Right of Peoples to Peace,” is an acknowledgement of that… Read more


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