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Mason signs partnership to provide free coding skills to students, alumni

February 7, 2017   /   by Preston Williams Fewer than 3 percent of college students earn a degree in computer science, even though computing jobs are among the best-paying for new graduates, Fortune reported last year. To address that

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Computer science professor, Danny Menasce, receives Outstanding Faculty Award from the state

December 16, 2016   /   by Damian Cristodero Danny Menasce is the 20th Mason recipient of an Outstanding Faculty Award from the state. Danny Menasce, a University Professor of computer science at George Mason University, is a recipient of a 2017

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Mason continues to lead in innovation, U.S. News rankings show

September 13, 2016 George Mason University’s tradition of innovation puts it on the same footing with Harvard and Cornell, among others, according to the 2017 U.S. News and World Report College rankings released Tuesday. Mason is in a five-way tie for

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Mason moves up in top 1,000 global university ranking

July 20, 2016/by Buzz McClain George Mason University continues to climb the list in the Center for World University Rankings, landing at No. 397 in the 2016 survey of 1,000 universities. In 2014, George Mason was ranked 434 among the

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Mason’s bachelor’s program in accounting ranked in the top 50 nationally

May 31, 2016/by Damian Cristodero The bachelor’s program in accounting in George Mason University’s School of Business is ranked in the top 50 nationally by College Choice, a leading college search and rankings network. “It’s a tremendous honor for Mason’s

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Around the World in Eight Kiosks

March 25, 2016   /   by Damian Cristodero High school senior Vasudah Manikandan toured George Mason University on March 23 to get a feel for the campus she might want to call home. She ended up in the Johnson

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Students, Alumni, Staff Benefit from First Mason China 1+2+1 Program Alumni Panel

By Sudha Kamath and Qifei Zhang For the first time, several alumni of George Mason University’s China 1+2+1 Dual Degree Transfer Programreturned to the Fairfax Campus to share their secrets to success with more than 60 other George Mason alumni,

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China 1+2+1=10: Dual Degree Program Marks Decade of Global Partnerships

George Mason University’s largest dual degree program is celebrating a special anniversary as it welcomes its 10th cohort this fall semester. Forty-one Chinese students will arrive Aug. 17 on George Mason’s Fairfax Campus to join the China 1+2+1 Program—proving George

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Provost Peter Stearns Blogs On China 1+2+1

Quite a few people know about this highly successful program, but a further shout out is appropriate. The program, now in its 9th year at Mason, has brought 264 Chinese students to Mason from a variety of interesting Chinese universities.

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Popular Dual Degree Program Brings Many Chinese Students to Mason

One of the things Mason senior Zhichao “Frank” Cong noticed immediately on his arrival on the Mason campus from Shaanxi Normal University in Xi’an, China, was the remarkable diversity of the student population. “Mason is much more diversified than where

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