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In this 2013 photo, students network with representatives from industry leaders at the School of Management Business Fest. Photo by Alexis Glenn.

Mason’s New Grads Heading into Positive Job Market

George Mason University’s May graduates are heading into a positive job market, but competition is still strong, so they need to make sure they’re adequately prepared, according to data from George Mason’s University Career Services. Employers expect greater turnover in 2015, and this most likely indicates the American worker has renewed confidence in finding a good job, said Christine Cruzvergara, assistant dean and executive director of Career Services. “Students will face competition against those with more work experience and possibly greater networks,” Cruzvergara said. Read More

Participants in the Lavender Graduation ceremony are encouraged to wear their tassels at Commencement. Photo courtesy of Ric Chollar.

Mason’s Black, LGBTQ Students Celebrate Individuality with Graduation Ceremonies

In celebrations of individuality and solidarity, hundreds of George Mason University students are set to participate in Black Graduation and Lavender Graduation ceremonies on May 11. Black Graduation More than 300 people are expected to attend Black Graduation, said T. Garey Davis, assistant director of George Mason’s Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Multicultural Education. The event is organized in partnership with Mason’s African and African American Studies Program and the Black Alumni Chapter. Read More

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TEDxMason to ‘Gather STEAM’ During Fourth Campus Talk

The reintegration of arts and science is a major topic of discussion among educators. Mason will spotlight this issue during its fourth annual TEDx talk on May 3. This installment, Gathering STEAM [science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics] will feature insight from eight speakers, six of whom are Mason professors in the arts, mathematics and science. Each speaker will share his or her thoughts on the necessity of teaching math and science in conjunction with the arts. Professor of environmental science and policy Changwoo Ahn… Read more