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.

Aiding Hospital Response

Elise Miller-Hooks, a team of researchers, and the World Bank collaborated to create a web portal that supports models for hospital response to COVID-19.

Strong Foundation

Students tour an active construction site in the center of campus to see building foundations being poured and learn about the construction process as part of their Foundation Design class taught by Laura Kosoglu.

Saving the Coastlines

Associate Professor Celso Ferreira researches flooding of the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Coastlines to predict the effects of sea-level increases on the coasts.

December Graduation

Celebrate your achievements with friends and family at George Mason University's winter graduation events. Choose between participating in a Patriot Procession section or attend the formal ceremony. Our ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. on December 16.


Viviana Maggioni portrait in front of projection of satellite imagery of precipitation
Tackling Global Challenges on Local Scale
Tackling Global Challenges on Local Scale


Researchers study ways to improve stormwater infrastructure in Northern Virginia for resilience against future climate impacts. Learn more about this important research.

Jon Parker poses for portrait in the atrium of the Nguyen Engineering building on the Fairfax, Va Campus of George Mason University
Student Leading Fight for Sustainability
Student Leading Fight for Sustainability

When Jon Parker transferred to Mason from Northern Virginia Community College, he knew he would study civil and environmental engineering. Campus involvement inspired the sustainability advocate, and built career ambitions focused on environmental health.