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Mason Students Become Urban Designers

Mason Students Become Urban Designers

George Mason University’s New Century College course, Digital Communities (NCLC 375), which I took this semester, has joined forces with Digital America in an ambitious and innovative project aimed at conceptualizing the future of digital sustainable cities.

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Engage with Mason Event Connects and Energizes

Engage with Mason Event Connects and Energizes

Local government, nonprofits and businesses representatives focused on environmental and sustainability related goals gathered with faculty, students and New Century College experiential learning educators to discuss new opportunities for partnerships.

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Biodiversity in Our Own Backyard

Biodiversity in Our Own Backyard

If you had only one week of summer vacation remaining before school resumed, how would you spend your time? You would probably relax by the pool or sleep in late. The 11 students who took Elizabeth Freeman’s four-day NCLC 398 Field-Based Work: Sustaining Biodiversity course at George Mason University did the opposite — they went back to school early.

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Mason’s Green Programs Get Greener

Mason’s Green Programs Get Greener

George Mason University has long put an emphasis on the “green” in its green and gold colors, and now the university has another reason to celebrate its environmentally friendly practices.

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Interview with Roger LeBlanc For the Enviance Blog

Interview with Roger LeBlanc For the Enviance Blog

Roger LeBlanc is an ESS student and is actively involved in promoting and living sustainability practices both on and off campus. Enviance hosted the Enviro March Madness tournament and Roger received one of the two Google Nexus tablets they awarded to students and Finest Four schools who go above and beyond in their campus sustainability efforts.

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Fresh and Delicious = Community Supported Agriculture

Fresh and Delicious = Community Supported Agriculture

Mason's Office of Sustainability is offering a community supported agriculture (CSA) program with Bull Run Mountain Farm over the summer and into the fall. CSAs enable “shareholders” to pay their farmer at the beginning of the season in exchange for a box of vegetables weekly.

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