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LIVE BLOG: Mason forum on Trayvon Martin case

The Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Multicultural Eduction hosts a discussion on the verdict in the George Zimmerman/Trayvon Martin case. Connect2Mason will be bringing you live coverage of the forum. Coverage begins at 3:00 p.m. 

According to a flyer released by ODIME, the discussion is meant to allow members of the Mason community a chance to express thoughts and feelings about the case, its outcome, and what to learn as members of a diverse community.

Work @ Fourth Estate

Connect2Mason.com is currently accepting applications for a variety of positions for the Fall 2013 semester. Connect2Mason’s position in an ever-changing world of news and entertainment makes it the ideal place to work for students interested in pursuing careers in journalism or communication. By working at C2M, students will learn to work with others, will develop and fine-tune their written and verbal communication skills and will gain experience working in an exciting, deadline- and detail-oriented environment.  

Mason begins strategic planning process

George Mason University officials held their first town hall to collect input as part of its strategic planning process. The strategic plan will lay out concrete goals for Mason to fulfill its recently passed vision.

According to a news release by the university, Provost Peter Stearns outlined several draft goals that would be accomplished by a strategic plan, including increasing enrollment.

Week in review: June 22, 2013

While I was looking for numbers about the age of Mason's faculty, I stumbled across an annual "Factbook" that's compiled by the Office of Institutional Research and Reporting. The document is packed with information on everything from where freshmen are from to how the university spends its money. 

Students feel like they "belong" at Mason - but only recently

While I was looking for numbers about the age of Mason's faculty, I stumbled across an annual "Factbook" that's compiled by the Office of Institutional Research and Reporting. The document is packed with information on everything from where freshmen are from to how the university spends its money. 

Mason ranked among best places to work over 50

This hasn’t been the first time that Mason received high marks from the American Association of Retired People. The university has been a winning institution of the senior citizen advocacy group’s “50 Employers for Workers Over 50” four other times in the past six years.

Mason was among three other employers in Virginia to be recognized by the AARP, including Virginia Commonwealth University.

Week in review: June 13, 2013

Earlier this week, a state report showed that the rising costs of pub