• SPACS Undergrads win OSCAR grants Mason undergraduates present their research and creative projects to members of the university community at the 1st Annual Celebration of Student Scholarship on May 7, 2012 in the Center for the Arts.

    Four SPACS students have received OSCAR undergraduate research awards from the Mason Students as Scholars program. For more information about the OSCAR program go to the OSCAR website

  • Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award (OURA)

    This award recognizes undergraduate students for outstanding research contributions with research advisors at or outside Mason.

  • Students Recognized for Research

    Congratulations to undergraduate students Iris Stone and Paul McNulty who presented posters of their research at the OSCAR Summer Celebration …

  • 2015 End of Year Student Award Recipients

    Congratulations to the recipients of the 2015 Student Awards.

  • Student Poster Presented at DC/VA/MD Astro Meeting

    Physics undergraduate and rising senior Paul McNulty, advised by Professor Shobita Satyapal, recently presented his poster “Uncovering Binary …

  • SPACS students excel in research, garner awards

    In recent days, several SPACS students have exhibited and gained plaudits for their research.

    • Marcus Daum gave an invited talk at the OSCAR celebration of scholarship on May 6th.
    • Paul McNulty won 3rd place at the College of Science Undergraduate Research Colloquium on May 1st.
    • Pragyansmita Nayak won first place among graduate student posters, and a $100 reward, at the May 2nd meeting of the Mid-Atlantic region of the Sigma Xi National Science Honor Society.
    • Ryan Pfeifle won second place and a $500 reward at the Mason Science Slam on May 1st.

    Congratulations to these and all of our student researchers, who continue to stand out in their research endeavors.

  • Mason Team Takes Silver at University Physics Competition

    Three SPACS physics students competed in an international physics competition in the fall semester of 2014 where they had just 48 hours to conduct research, complete mathematical calculations, design software, and do anything else they could to answer question.

  • Students at CERN with Professor Phil Rubin Physics major Kaitlin Howell at  CERN

    Innovators: Traveling Beyond the Equations

    A group of George Mason University, including physics major Kaitlin Howell, shared a once in a …