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  • Engagement and student learning
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Unpack and Unwind: The Fun Begins as Patriot Preamble Welcomes Students This Week

George Mason University kicks off its annual Preamble today, Aug. 21, to roll out the green and gold welcome mat for the tens of thousands of students returning for the 2014-15 school year. About 6,500students are expected to fill the 44 residence halls on the Fairfax Campus this year, reports Tera Monroe, director of Residence Life. That includes approximately 2,200 freshmen and 3,800 upperclassmen. Read More Welcome Week Schedule

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GMU and Fairfax’s Lasting Friendship

Since its inception, George Mason University has had a close friendship with the City of Fairfax. News4′s Angie Goff has more on their partnership. Click the photo to Read More

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UL Gives Back

UL Gives Back 2014 was a great day of service for UL and area agencies and organizations.  We were able to volunteer at 18 different sites/agencies in Arlington, Fairfax, and Manassas. A few of the “highlights” from the day’s 18 service projects with 189 registered participants: 65 animal blankets and 7 dog pull toys made for Maddie’s Blanket to be donated to area animal shelters 18 children’s blankets for Project Linus to be donated to area children who are ill or traumatized Full truck bed full of  bags of garbage extracted from the water at  Sandy Run Regional Park which… Read more


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