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The advantages of anxiety In The Media

The advantages of anxiety

Todd Kashdan, Department of Psychology, is quoted in a New Scientist article about how, at moderate levels, nervous feelings can make us smarter problem solvers and fuel original thinking.

CHSS spring 2024 graduation activities

CHSS spring 2024 graduation activities

George Mason University holds its University Commencement on Thursday, May 9 at 10:00 a.m., in the EagleBank Arena, and the CHSS Degree Celebration for our graduating students will be held on Friday, May 10 at 2:30 p.m., in the EagleBank Arena. Learn more about each of these events.

Register today for Food for Thought on May 2

Register today for Food for Thought on May 2

The 7th annual Food for Thought will be held on May 2 at the Country Club of Fairfax. Support Mason's Center for Community Mental Health while participating in our one-of-a-kind auction, sampling culinary delights, and sipping signature cocktails.

70 years young: Robert Younger's lifelong learning pursuits

70 years young: Robert Younger's lifelong learning pursuits

At 70 years young, Robert Younger is far from typical when it comes to pursuing academic goals. With four advanced degrees already under his belt, including a BA in Psychology, MS in Psychology, MSCP in Clinical Psychopharmacology, and a PhD in Clinical Psychology, Younger decided to embark on yet another academic chapter.

NSF rankings show Mason ahead of research funding goals

NSF rankings show Mason ahead of research funding goals

Overall, Mason’s research and development funding was 75th among public institutions and 60th among public institutions without medical schools. “These rankings are a testament to the commitment of our remarkable social sciences faculty to lead impactful research that drives action that addresses the interconnected needs and priorities of our regional, national, and global communities,” Ann Ardis, dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS), said. Added Ken Ball, dean of the College of Engineering and Computing (CEC): “The groundbreaking work in our college demonstrates our continued strength and substantial contribution to Mason’s overall research portfolio. For decades, Mason has proudly and consistently been a national leader in computer science. I’m proud that our research has lasting impacts across society.”