Students

URSP Student and OSCAR Fellow Jessica Magnotti shares her research at the Celebration of Student Scholarship in May 2013
URSP Student and OSCAR Fellow Jessica Magnotti shares her research at the Celebration of Student Scholarship, May 2013

The Office of Student Scholarship, Creative Activities, and Research (OSCAR) is the home of Students as Scholars, and is located in Johnson Center, room 246. 
 
The Mason Graduate is an engaged citizen, a well-rounded scholar, and is prepared to act. Participating in undergraduate research and creative activities prepares you for the world in all these areas. 


OSCAR supports students by:

  • helping them find a project and mentor
  • funding undergraduate research and creative projects
  • providing student travel grants
  • supporting interdisciplinary courses
  • hosting the Celebration of Scholarship
  • sharing information about undergraduate research opportunities

We regularly post news, updates, pictures, and information about off-campus opportunities on Facebook and Twitter. Follow us!
"Regardless of what you end up finding
out, there is so much that you learn from
just trying to do research." - Daniel Bond URSP Awardee, Spring 2012

Events

April 03

Mason Preliminary Science Slam #2

7:00 PM
Global Center Ballroom

April 06

OSCAR Poster Workshop

5:00 PM
Johnson Center room D

April 08

OSCAR Poster Workshop

1:00 PM
Merten Hall 1202

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News

When it comes to putting out fire, GMU students show it’s all about that bass

When it comes to putting out fire, GMU students show it’s all about that bass

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

It happens so quickly you almost don’t believe it: Seth Robertson and Viet Tran ignite a fire, snap on their low-rumbling bass frequency generator and extinguish the flames in seconds. And even after you’ve seen it over and over, it’s still unbelievable. The student research was performed in the OSCAR designated RS course ECE 493 RS: Senior Advanced Design Project (in Electrical and Computer Engineering).

You're Invited: OSCAR's 4th Annual Celebration of Student Scholarship

You're Invited: OSCAR's 4th Annual Celebration of Student Scholarship

Thursday, March 19, 2015

OSCAR and the Mason community will celebrate the diversity of our undergraduate research and creative projects, and present the OSCAR Mentor Awards, at the Celebration of Student Scholarship!

Mason to Host First Multidisciplinary Research Symposium

Mason to Host First Multidisciplinary Research Symposium

Thursday, March 19, 2015

George Mason University will host a first-of-its-kind symposium next month to facilitate and support the creation of multidisciplinary research clusters across George Mason that will address socially significant challenges.

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