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Alumnus Champions Veteran Scholarship

Alumnus Champions Veteran Scholarship

After three years of fundraising, George Mason University will finally announce the first winner of the Mason Veteran Scholarship Endowment. The award is the brainchild of Joshua Lawton-Belous, BA '10, history, a combat veteran himself.

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Alumni Open Cause D.C. Philanthropub

Alumni Open Cause D.C. Philanthropub

Raj Ratwani, MA '04 and PhD '08, psychology, and Nick Vilelle, MA '04, psychology, are in the process of opening the first philanthropub, Cause D.C. Proceeds from purchases at the venue will go to charity.

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Alumni Spotlight on Lauren Heath

Alumni Spotlight on Lauren Heath

Lauren Heath first heard of Women and Gender studies while looking for a way to fulfill her Global Perspectives requirement. She said, “I had always felt very strongly about women’s rights but I didn’t really know much about it. After one class, I was hooked. I registered for more classes and applied to work at the Center, where I was happily employed for two years. Along with working at the Center, I was a Women and Gender Studies minor and spent as much time as possible at the Center and immersing myself in feminism."

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Alumnus Ferrier Takes Mason Degree to South Korea

Alumnus Ferrier Takes Mason Degree to South Korea

Upon graduating from George Mason University, Kyle Ferrier, BA ’11 economics & government and international politics, traveled to South Korea, where he is currently an English teaching assistant at a middle school. His trip was made possible by a Fulbright Scholarship.

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Work of Alumna Willis Featured in February Mason Exhibit

Work of Alumna Willis Featured in February Mason Exhibit

Scholar, artist and photographer Deborah Willis, who earned a PhD in cultural studies at George Mason University in 2002, will have her work on display at a Mason exhibit throughout February. The showcase, called "Progeny," features the work of Willis and her son, Hank Willis Thomas.

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