Irish-American student returns to Ireland to film his senior project

Senior Paul O’Halloran, a film and video studies major, is headed to Ireland this Christmas to shoot his senior film, “Ard Laoch na hÉireann,” which is dedicated to his great-grandfather. O’Halloran, who is Irish, said he hopes the film will show a different side of Ireland. O’Halloran answered some questions about his film for Fourth Estate.

What is the film about?

Study abroad program features National Geographic explorers

Mason’s school for Conflict Analysis and Resolution recently announced a new study abroad program in collaboration with National Geographic Explorers.

For the first time ever, the Center for World Religions, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution will include National Geographic Explorers on their yearly trip to Israel and Palestine in Jan. 2014.

CRDC Executive Director Aziz Abu Sarah helped establish this collaboration between National Geographic and Mason.

New Student Media magazine focuses on 'Mason Around the Globe'

The Office of Student Media’s latest issue of VoxPop is out and available to the George Mason University community. Entitled Mason Around the Globe, it focuses on the opportunities Mason offers it students to study or travel abroad.

New options for Virginia to New York travel

Getting to New York City just got easier for Mason students as the DC2NY transportation service announced new departures from the Vienna/Fairfax/GMU Metro Station on the Orange Line beginning Nov. 23.

The company also announced new departures from the Franconia-Springfield Metro Station on the Blue Line in a new VA2NY push that the company says will better serve customers outside of the district.