Fostering a Culture of Student Scholarship

Preparing students for the world through undergraduate research and creative activities.

Scholarship is valued as a core characteristic of The Mason Graduate.

  • NCUR 2014 Presenters and faculty, Lexington, KY

    Forty Mason students presented their projects at the National Conference for Undergraduate Research
    at the University of Kentucky, April 3-5, 2014.

  • Anuraag Ravikumar (right) and his mentor, Vasiliki Ikonimidou, present his research at the Biomedical Engineering Society National Conference, Seattle, WA, October 2013

    Anuraag Ravikumar (right) and his mentor, Vasiliki Ikonimidou, presented his research at the Biomedical Engineering Society National Conference, Seattle, WA, October 2013

  • A view of the Celebration of Student Scholarship, Center for the Arts Lobby, May 6, 2014

    A view of the Celebration of Student Scholarship, Center for the Arts Lobby, May 6, 2014


News

OSCAR November 2014 faculty newsletter

OSCAR November 2014 faculty newsletter

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

We're mid-way through the semester, and we just wanted to share a few OSCAR/Students as Scholars news items with you.Please also join us in welcoming two new(ish) members of the OSCAR Team!  

Grave Concerns: Dr. Usher's Research Unearths More than Bones

Grave Concerns: Dr. Usher's Research Unearths More than Bones

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

As a kid, George Mason University anthropology professor and Director of Students as Scholars Initiative, Dr. Bethany Usher thought everyone toured cemeteries on family vacations. “We’d see them from the side of the road and pull over to wander around,” she says. “But there was never any morbidity associated with it. It wasn’t an icky thing.”

It did fuel a lifelong curiosity, though, for the director of George Mason’s Office of Student Scholarship, Creative Activities, and Research (OSCAR).

OSCAR student newsletter

OSCAR student newsletter

Friday, September 5, 2014

The Office of Student Scholarship, Creative Activities, and Research (OSCAR) is the home of the Students as Scholars initiative at Mason.

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