Honors College News

  • October 14, 2022
    Industry Challenges is a unique section of the 300-level Multi-Disciplinary Challenges Honors College curriculum requirement restricted to students who have completed at least one year at Mason. As the practicum option (an alternative to the research focused HNRS 360), HNRS 361 is an experiential-learning course inviting students to take a hands-on approach to complex challenges.
  • October 7, 2022
    On October 1, Honors College Connects (HCC) held its second annual Hackathon. The Hackathon is an opportunity for students to come up with creative solutions to issues that various local nonprofit organizations face. Participants spent the day going through the brainstorming and development process, giving peer reviews, and presenting their final ideas to each nonprofit.
  • October 5, 2022
    As midterm season set in, the Honors College’s third Yoga Day event came just in time to help Honors College students stretch out and destress. Alumni Jamie Argento returned to the Mason campus to hold the annual yoga session on Friday, September 23, guiding a group of Honors students and faculty on Finley Lawn.
  • September 16, 2022
    Molly Izer’s political curiosity knows no bounds. As a second-year student in the Honors College, Izer has already explored a range of political advocacy spheres. From her high school origins in grassroots organizing in Oregon to her freshman-year congressional internships in Washington, D.C., Izer is now taking the next step with policy research at George Mason University and beyond.  
  • September 15, 2022
    Sophia Ramirez participated in Mason’s Early Identification Program. Now she is a University Scholar in the Honors College, majoring in history.
  • August 23, 2022
    Mason really wasn't on the radar for University Scholar Charly Dutton until she took a campus tour.
  • August 23, 2022
    For Sophia Nguyen and Celine Apenteng, George Mason University’s new student body president and vice president, respectively, accountability to their fellow students is paramount.
  • July 25, 2022
    Honors College alumni, Abigail Hawkins, has been selected for the prestigious Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) for Young Professionals program. Hawkins, who graduated from Mason in May 2022, majored in global affairs with concentrations in human security and Middle East and North Africa Studies, and a minor in Arabic.  
  • July 19, 2022
    Throughout Kim Laura’s time at Mason, community has been a staple in shaping her college experience. From taking Principles of Research and Inquiry (HNRS 110) as a freshman to serving as the treasurer for F1rst Gen Mason, a student organization that connects first generation college students to one another and helpful resources, and the lead graphic design intern for the Honors College Communications Team, Laura has seen the power of the Mason community at work. 
  • July 14, 2022
    Through the Global Engagement Scholar Program, undergraduate students in George Mason University School of Business have an opportunity they shouldn’t pass up to examine their own biases, cultural values, and learn how to contribute to a dynamic and global workforce.
  • June 1, 2022
    Juan Escalera is a senior Marketing and economics major and began his time in the Honors College in the EIP.
  • May 12, 2022
    While in the hospital because of the injury he sustained playing basketball, Mason biology major Sean Diment decided to change his major and study to become a health care provider.