Tag: international

Global Perspectives Come Together at Mason

International Fellows Deliver Powerful Presentations on Gender Issues BY BROOKE LEWITAS, STAFF WRITER Three international fellows drew a small but diverse crowd in the Johnson Center’s Gold Room on Tuesday, Sept. 18 for the Global Perspectives Conference. The conference was…

Mason Hillel Sends Twenty Students To Israel And West Bank

Fact Finders trip lets students understand political situation BY KRISTEN TALMAN, STAFF WRITER Every year Mason Hillel, a Jewish community center at Mason, funds 20 to 25 students on a “Fact Finders” trip where students discover for themselves what Israel has…

The life and legacy of Yama Quraishi

Grad student dies in terrorist attack in Afghanistan BY ERIK TRUONG, STAFF WRITER Mason faced a somber day Jan. 10 when Mason graduate student Yama Quraishi was killed in a terrorist attack while in Afghanistan. Working for the Afghanistan Embassy…

Mason supports adage of no good deed goes unpunished

Yesterday, organizations, companies and individuals across the globe came together for Good Deeds Day. Mason took part and hosted the annual event that marks an international day of good. Started in Israel in 2007, Good Deeds Day takes place in 50…

International Café: A Taste of Mason Diversity

A version of this story appeared in the Nov. 3 issue of Fourth Estate. Elena Galindo, staff writer Students came to enjoy typical snacks and games from New Zealand, Moldova, Mexico, France, Spain, Japan and the state of Virginia as…

Program provides international experience to staff

Two university staff members have won the opportunity to travel abroad later this year and next year as part of a staff exchange program sponsored by the Office of Global Strategy. This November, Jennifer Hamilton, the gifts coordinator for University…