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.

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    Dr. Bethany Usher with her research students at the 5t Annual Celebration of Student Scholarship.

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    URSP student Nathan Leys sharing his research findings at the 5t Annual Celebration of Student Scholarship.

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    5t Annual Celebration of Student Scholarship at the Center for the Arts on May 4, 2016.


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Fall 2016 Students as Scholars/OSCAR Updates

Fall 2016 Students as Scholars/OSCAR Updates

Thursday, August 18, 2016

In this update, faculty can learn more about OSCAR's Research Assistantships, how to arrange a class visit and more!

Recap on an energizing experience at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)

Recap on an energizing experience at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)

Friday, May 20, 2016

Erica Aileen Ty could never solve Rubik’s Cube. So when the Mason senior, majoring in dance and communications, thought back to her childhood in Southern California to inspire her choreography research project, she thought of that frustrating puzzle. Erica Ty choreographed and filmed her dance with an OSCAR grant.

Undergrads Find Persistence is Key to Their Research Successes

Undergrads Find Persistence is Key to Their Research Successes

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Academic celebrations are typically chronicles of success. But at the annual Celebration of Student Scholarship, held May 4 at the Center for the Arts, a surprising theme was failure. That’s because even successful research, as hundreds of Mason undergraduates learn each year, often involves rounds of repeated failures—necessary steps on the path to the final result. 

 

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