George Mason is No. 19 in BestColleges.com’s “Greenest Universities” ranking, an achievement recognizing Mason’s efforts to enhance sustainability, reduce the school’s carbon footprint, and teach and research environmentally beneficial best-practices.
George Mason University students launched a 1,700-plant floating wetland on Mason Pond Tuesday afternoon. The yearlong project brings together art and science students and is designed to clean the water as well as to spur ecological awareness.
Raquel Friedmann, 2015 Senior of the Year, credits her parents with teaching her that every action has an impact. Part of that credo included being good environmental stewards in their home in southern California. Composting, recycling, and gardening were part of the family’s routine.