Do you want to make a difference in your community and in the world? At the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University, you’ll engage with the leaders and scholars who will help prepare you to solve some of society’s most pressing problems.
Prospective undergraduate students are invited to join the Schar School virtually to get a first-hand look at the topics you’ll explore as a student in one of our bachelor’s degree programs. During this Schar School virtual visit series, held October 13-15, 2020, live events each day will highlight undergraduate opportunities at the Schar School. This is your chance to preview life as a Schar School student at Mason as you engage with faculty, students, and alumni.
Topics throughout the week include:
Bridging the Divide? Political Polarization and the Future of American Democracy
Tuesday, October 13
6:00pm - 7:15pm (EDT)
A government and politics panel with Dr. Rob McGrath, Dr. Jennifer Victor, and Washington Post Business and Economics columnist Steven Pearlstein
Preparing for a Career that Makes a Difference
Wednesday, October 14
6:00pm - 7:15pm (EDT)
An internship and career readiness panel with Dr. Ann Ludwick, Mason Career Services Industry Advisor Matt Myers, and recent Schar School alumni
Corporate Profit or Public Good? Prison Privatization and the Question of Justice
Thursday, October 15
6:00pm - 7:25pm (EDT)
A policy and law panel with Dr. Jim Burroughs, Dr. Siona Listokin, Dr. Christopher Berk, and the Schar School’s pre-law advisor Philip Mink, JD
Each event includes a lively Q&A where you will have the opportunity to engage our faculty, staff, and alums. Current student leaders will also be at each session to answer questions. All events EDT via Zoom. Registration allows you to attend the sessions you like. You are welcome at any or all of the events!
With a BA in Government and International Affairs and the BS in Public Administration, you will be poised to make an impact globally and locally. You can learn more about these and many other events on the Schar School event calendar. Please don't hesitate to contact the Schar School Office of Undergraduate Student Services at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. We look forward to seeing you!