The Arlington original building's future

Arlington Original Building basement (photo by Evan Stancil).

Long before the shadows of Founders Hall were cast towards George Mason University’s graduate campus on Fairfax Drive, there stood a rectangular red brick building serving as a central part of Mason’s Arlington campus. The Arlington Original Building as it is still called, was a Kann’s department store prior to becoming home to many of Mason’s academic programs.

Opinion: Memes from Mason's Arlington Graduates

Arlington Campus Founders Hall (Photo by Evan Stancil)










Update on Arlington campus fitness center– where, when & why

Roughly eighteen months after 405 Arlington campus students signed a petition to bring a fitness center to the Arlington campus, university officials have deemed the project over-budget, without a definitive solution in place for a fitness facility.

Student Spotlight: Q&A with Scott Green

Scott Green standing in front of the Kuala Lumpur Tower in the federal capital of Malaysia on his MBA global residency trip to Singapore. 

Scott Green is a George Mason University MBA candidate who is set to graduate this spring. He has been a member of the Jackson Cohort and taken courses on the Arlington campus since 2010. A University of Richmond alumnus, Green currently lives in Arlington, Va. with his wife. He can be found after class enjoying a beer and watching his beloved Boston Red Sox or other New England sports teams.

Why did you choose Mason for your MBA?

SG: I believe it offers the best value of the DC-area MBA programs, especially for Virginia residents, which I am. Also, the class schedule fits nicely with my work schedule, and the Arlington campus is a short walk or drive from my apartment.

Arlington Campus

2012 Fall festivals

There is no better way to celebrate the arrival of fall than by visiting some of the fall festivals taking place in the Fairfax area. Be sure to visit some of these local festivals this autumn to really get in the spirit of the season.

Arlington campus opens Mason's first Einstein Bros. Bagels

A small crowd gathers outside of the new Einstein Bros. Bagels location in Founders Hall. The location, the first of three planned to open for Mason Dining, held soft openings at the end of last week. (Jake McLernon)