Arlington campus

Slate to host gender talk at Mason

DoubleX, a Slate podcast focusing on topics related to gender, feminism and sexuality is broadcasting a live show from George Mason University’s Arlington campus Sept. 18 at 7 p.m.

Student Fitness Spotlight: Jordan Fuhr—Future MBA and Triathlete

(Photo courtesy of Jordan Fuhr)

As a member of the Patriots Cohort and entering his second year in the MBA program Jordan Fuhr has had a unique experience on campus. As a University of Maryland alumnus, Fuhr has held numerous leadership positions since his days at College Park where he was inducted into Omicron Delta Kappa national leadership honor society. He currently works at the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation, which is a not-for-profit education foundation focused on building the geospatial intelligence tradecraft and community. After being promoted, he now stands as the director of marketing and strategic communications for the organization.

Arlington’s Quiet Meditation Space

Arlington's meditation room is a quiet area for students who seek to relax and free their minds from the rigors of school (Photo by Evan Stancil).

Tucked behind the staircase on the second floor of Founders Hall is one of the Arlington campus’s unique features. The Arlington campus “quiet meditation room” is a small space that is used by students who choose to take a quiet moment to relax and relieve themselves of the pressures and stresses of school.

The space is a replica of the Fairfax campus meditation space, constructed in 2001, located on the third floor of the Johnson Center. The JC meditation center sparked controversy in 2007 as predominately Muslim students were using the room when the space was intended to be open to all students.

Global Politics Fellows: More than an internship

As graduate students file in and out of Founders Hall on a daily basis, a pocket of undergraduate students is garnering the university’s attention on Arlington’s campus. This little-known group of undergraduates is a 25-student cohort that attends classes once a week on campus to discuss international affairs and meet global leaders from Washington, D.C.-based organizations.