Category: News

Food in the field: A look at Army rations from JLDX

This story was originally published in the April 18 issue of Fourth Estate. Though “Army food” is a mystery to most civilians, the Patriot Battalion became very familiar with military rations during their annual Joint Leadership Development exercise (JLDX) program…

Mason faculty sign petition against law school name change

(Photo credit: Fourth Estate archives) A Mason professor started a petition in early April to protest Mason’s decision to rename its law school after recently deceased Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. As of Apr. 26, 140 faculty and staff members…

Let’s talk about climate change: Mason and beyond

(Credit: Laura Baker/Fourth Estate) The Earth Month event “Let’s Talk About Climate Change,” which was held April 1, explored how organizations on Mason’s Campus, the city of Fairfax and the state of Virginia educate and empower residents to combat climate…

Mason stirs up Earth Month with food sustainability

This story was originally published in the April 11 issue of Fourth Estate. Mason’s Sustainable Food Systems Symposium on April 1 was one of numerous events that will bring together students, staff and faculty to examine emerging food systems during…

Research at Mason: Where are we headed and what are the risks?

This story was originally published in the April 4 issue of Fourth Estate. Mason is serious about research. This semester, Mason formed a partnership with Inova Health Systems to collaborate on research in cancer, heart disease and personalized medicine. The…

Students clean up campus streams for Earth Month

(Photo credit: Alec Moore/Fourth Estate) The Office of Sustainability’s latest Earth Month event, the Mason Stream Clean-Up, took place last Saturday by Lot C. Student volunteers, as well as Office of Sustainability and Facilities Management staff, worked together to pick up…

Students unite to discuss refugee health at MasonWHO conference

(Photo credit: Donna Imadi/Fourth Estate) After six months of planning and organizing, the Mason Model World Health Organization held its first conference last weekend. The conference, sponsored by over 10 different Mason-affiliated organizations, appealed to students all across the region, including students…