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Mason Lobbies advocates for millennials

Interviews conducted by Ryan Thornton. For the third year in a row, students, faculty and alumni  will advocate on behalf of several issues facing higher education institutions to Virginia legislators. On Jan. 29, Mason Lobbies will visit the Virginia General…

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Documentary receives national praise

This story was originally published in the Nov. 17 issue of Fourth Estate. Out in the Night, an award winning documentary produced by Mason’s Director of Film and Video Studies, was screened at Mason as part of the Visiting Film…

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Program allows students to work for pay and gain credit

A new partnership between Mason and a non-profit organization will provide an opportunity for students who prefer the learning-by-doing method of education, beginning this spring. Enstitute, established in 2012, is a non-profit that coordinates apprenticeships for individuals with “innovative companies,”…

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Mason’s 24 hour crisis hotline only one in Virginia

Mason is the only university in Virginia with a crisis hotline that provides 24/7 counseling support for students. The hotline, first offered by  Wellness, Alcohol, and Violence Education and Services office in 1998 and provides students with support in coping…

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Mason Police undergo accreditation assessment

This story was originally published in the Nov. 17 issue of Fourth Estate. Mason Police took an on-site re-accreditation assessment in early November to ensure that its policies and procedures meet national standards. Conducted by the Commission for Accreditation for…

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University reduces budget cuts; still cutting $9.4 million

Stabilization Fund and a University Stabilization Fund, which would function as preparation for future cuts. JJ Davis, Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration, said the state cuts “are really a snapshot of a long-term trend.” Davis and Provost David…

Computer Science students have higher earning potential after graduation

Mason computer science graduates have high earning potentials

Computer science majors have something to celebrate this week. According to a recent survey, Mason’s computer science graduates are in the top quarter of graduates nationwide by highest salary earning. The survey, conducted by the salary information website Payscale.com, reported…