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  • November 16, 2021
    The Honors College Connects Hackathon gathered students in George Mason University’s MIX at Horizon to solve problems faced by local nonprofits.
  • October 26, 2021
    Tharuna Kalaivanan carves out a vital space for first-generation college students in the world of academic research at Mason. After earning her B.A. in Psychology in the spring of 2020, Kalaivanan continues to make an impact on the Honors College.
  • September 8, 2021
    Incoming Mason freshman and EIP graduate Muhammad Farhan Babar is no stranger to helping others.
  • September 3, 2021
    Mason’s Honors College has expanded an initiative launched last year to help cultivate an anti-racist community through discussion groups. The program, called “Honoring Our Community,” provides opportunities for students to have honest conversations about racial and social justice with the goal of cultivating an anti-racist culture and tighter sense of community.
  • September 1, 2021
    With 80,000 streams on Spotify, music technology major Jessica Taylor is on a fast track to her goal of a successful career in the music industry. She sees her time at Mason as an opportunity to advance her skills as a singer, songwriter and producer by taking courses in music theory, keyboard and voice lessons.
  • August 30, 2021
    After coming to the United States from El Salvador to join her mother late in 2010, she enrolled in Mason's Early Identification Program and was an academic star at Freedom High School in Woodbridge, Virginia.
  • May 10, 2021
    Accounting major Isabella Bah began her Mason journey as a student in the Early Identification Program.
  • May 7, 2021
    Dr. Anthony Hoefer was recognized with the Teaching Excellence Award on May 7, 2021.
  • May 6, 2021
    Honors College instructor and University Libraries Lead of Teaching and Learning was recognized with the 2021 Adjunct Teacher of Distinction Award for her excellence as an instructor.
  • May 3, 2021
    Tahmina Rahman in George Mason University’s Honors College has been named the V. Ann Lewis Academic Advisor of the Year, in recognition of outstanding care and commitment to supporting undergraduates’ academic achievement.
  • April 27, 2021
    Sophia Chapin was the Honors College Multimedia Communications Intern from 2019 to 2021, during which time she improved the quality of Honors College student-, public-, and alumni- facing communications.
  • April 16, 2021
    “I feel like I held myself back for a long time not really believing in myself and then, when I started doing things, I was always capable of a lot more than I thought I was.”