Category: News

Mason requests funds from state for Robinson construction

Mason is awaiting the decision of the Virginia state legislature on its request for additional funding in the 2014-2016 biennial budget for the planned Robinson Hall demolition and reconstruction. In the governor’s proposed biennial budget, released this past December, Mason…

Q&A: Gabrielle Hanley, sophomore Songdo student

Gabrielle Hanley is a sophomore studying Government and International Politics. 1. What made you interested in studying at Songdo? I already had an interest in Korea and its culture, and when I read about this new city that was extremely…

Class Councils Disbanded

by Fourth Estate Reporter Christopher Morrison   Since its founding at the start of the 2011 school year, Mason’s class councils have been organizing programs and events for their students to create class identity and spirit. However, at the end…

Cabrera announces David Wu as new provost

This morning, President Cabrera announced that he has selected Lehigh University’s Engineering Dean, David Wu, to fill the position of provost starting July 1. Wu is Dean and the Lee Iacocca Professor in the Rossin College of Engineering and Applied…

Meet the Candidates: Abbruscato and Wickrema

With campaign season for the Student Government election beginning Mar. 17, Fourth Estate has begun interviewing the candidates for the office of student body President and Vice President. Philip Abbruscato and Dilan Wickrema are running for President and Vice President…

Mason community mourns loss of sophomore student

The Mason community is mourning the loss of Victoria Crisafi, 20, who lost her life in a car accident in Watchung, New Jersey in the early morning of March 13. Crisafi was a sophomore from Summit, New Jersey majoring in…

UPDATE: Bomb threat reported on Prince William Campus

UPDATE (12pm): Investigation of the bomb threat at the Prince William campus has concluded. All buildings have been deemed safe and reopened. Vehicles are prohibited from entering Mason’s Prince William Campus after a bomb threat was reported by the university…

Mason business program provides opportunities to students

Between the business incubator program and the recent deal with Autonomous University of Nuevo León overseen by the State Department, the Mason Enterprise Center (MEC is becoming an integral part of Mason’s image. According to the Mason strategic plan, the…

Low enrollment leads to Law School tuition freeze

During its final meeting of 2013, the Board of Visitors voted on Dec. 12th to freeze the tuition of Mason’s law school for the upcoming school year. The tuition freeze was prompted by low enrollment numbers at the law school, which…

Federal financial aid cut for non-Mason study abroad programs

At the beginning of the fall semester, the Office of Financial Aid informed the Center for Global Education that federal financial aid would no longer be applied to non-Mason study abroad programs. Changes to federal financial aid regulations have changed…