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Students come together to package 10,000 meals

From November 16th – 23rd George Mason University students participated in events for Hunger and Homelessness Action Week. Monday evening, the Oxfam America Chapter @ GMU, ARISE Campus Ministries, and the National Society for Collegiate Scholars hosted their Fourth Stop Hunger Now meal-packaging event. Stop Hunger Now is an international hunger relief agency that has been fulfilling its commitment to end hunger for more than 15 years. The organization provides over 70% of its meals to support transformational development programs such as school feeding programs,… Read more

Students Jenna Zink (left), Britnae Purdy (center), and Yara Mowafy (right) are the featured speakers of the fall TEDxGeorgMasonU Salon at the Fairfax Campus. Photo by Alexis Glenn

Students Address Mental Illness, Homelessness and More at Mason TEDx Event

“I also have a mental illness.” Those six powerful words were spoken Wednesday by graduate student Britnae Purdy during the TEDx Salon held at the Hub. Purdy and two other George Mason University students each spoke on a different topic to an audience of about 20 during the event, which is a smaller, independently organized version of the larger TED conference held yearly in California. TED is an acronym for Technology, Entertainment and Design. The TED conferences are platforms for people to speak about compelling… Read more

Global Studies Living Learning Community and INTO Mason students collaborate at the new Mason Global Center. Photo by Evan Cantwell.

Open Doors New Report Ranks Mason on International Student and Study Abroad Numbers

A new report finds George Mason University is home to the second highest number of international students—more than 2,300—among Virginia’s higher education institutions, and ranks in the top 90 across the country. The report also finds that Virginia ranks number 14 in the nation when it comes to the number of international students enrolled in its higher education institutions. The Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange is published annually by the Institute of International Education in partnership with the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau… Read more


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