- December 12, 2022
The Regional Elected Leaders Initiative presented its annual awards to four local officials during a ceremonial dinner at the Schar School. Here’s who they are.
- November 30, 2022
The 2022 Regional Leadership Award winners have been announced.
- November 18, 2022
After two veteran politicians discussed the midterm elections, two sitting directors at the CIA divulged details (as much as they could) on how the agency operates.
- November 17, 2022
Two panel discussions examine how and why Virginia voters voted the way they did in the 2022 elections.
- November 7, 2022
Terry McAuliffe is back! Former Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe (D) returned to the Schar School classroom in late October, debuting at Associate Professor Justin Gest’s Immigration Policy and Politics class at Mason Square in Arlington, Virginia.
- October 20, 2022
She’s already founded a successful PAC and raised $1.6 million to help progressive candidates in need. Now Kiera Hall wants to know how to do more, and better, as a Master’s in Public Administration student at the Schar School.
- October 18, 2022
Are the midterm elections the most consequential of our time? Maybe, maybe not. Jennifer Victor, associate professor of political science in Mason’s Schar School of Policy and Government and Mason president Gregory Washington wrestle with that, and you might be surprised at the answer. Want more surprises? Then hear why high voter turnout could be a double-edged sword for our democracy.
- May 13, 2022
Want to know how Washington really works? An exclusive course on the inner workings of Washington featuring high-profile speakers is a first-ever partnership between George Mason University and the University of Pennsylvania.
- March 30, 2022
In his first-ever visit to George Mason University, famed academic and activist Cornel West makes an appearance in the Schar School’s Race, Politics, and Policy Center’s first-ever in-person event on April 14.
- November 10, 2021
The media strategists behind the most expensive gubernatorial race in Virginia’s history met on stage to talk about what went right—and what went wrong.