Giving Day

George Mason University's 2021 Giving Day is on April 8. Give now and support Mason's students and initiatives.

Rising in the Rankings

The Volgenau School of Engineering achieved its highest ranking ever in the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) HERD survey for 2019. Volgenau is also ranked in the top 100 for graduate programs in the new U.S. News & World Report rankings.

Hands-on learning at new heights

Students studying aeronautics in the Department of Mechanical Engineering got an up-close look at the mechanics of a helicopter when the Fairfax Police landed one on campus.

Access to opportunities

The Department of Mechanical Engineering requires a year-long intensive senior design capstone class where students get the opportunity to work with researchers, industry partners, and non-profits to solve real-world engineering problems.

Fighting the spread

Associate professor Leigh McCue designed an online tool to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 among farm workers.

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Sidney Boakye standing in the space museum in a NASA t-shirt.
First Mason student wins prestigious fellowship
First Mason student wins prestigious fellowship
Man swimming in a wet suit in a pool.
Artificial micro-swimmers a possible solution for delivering targeted cancer treatments
Artificial micro-swimmers a possible solution for delivering targeted cancer treatments
Girl in a lab with a mask on working on a piece of machinery.
Faculty redesign lab courses to provide safe instruction
Faculty redesign lab courses to provide safe instruction
Daniel Scott Mitchell standing in front of the Tesla headquarters on a gloomy day.
Entrepreneurial engineering student forges his own path
Entrepreneurial engineering student forges his own path