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This post is a bit late, but we want to congratulate Jenna Cann on receiving the Dean’s Graduate Award for Excellence! This award recognizes excellence by a graduate student in the College of Science for the 2018 – 2019 academic year.

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The Department of Physics & Astronomy invite all current and former students to make a video, sharing your unique story, and conveying why Mason, and our Department is/was the best choice for you to go to school!

Tell us your unique story. Be authentic. Be funny. Be creative. Highlight what Mason has to offer to prospective students. You can use animation and/or music. You have full creative freedom.

Your video can highlight Mason's:
• Programs and classes
• Diverse student body
• Excellent faculty/staff
• Career support services
• Student life
• Research you did while in our Department
• Some really cool physics you learned

Video requirements:
You can use any recording device - cell phone/video camera
Video must be less than 3 mins.
Video must NOT include copyrighted music/video footage. You are encouraged to use copyright-free music and video footage. Here are some resources:

Save your movie in .mpeg, .mov, .mp4 or .avi format. Send video via email to Deadline: 08/31/19

You could win big!
• 1st: $400
• 2nd: $300
• 3rd: $200
• People's Choice: $100

Videos will be judged on overall quality, creativity, how the message is conveyed and audience engagement. We will have a community video viewing party at the start of next semester.

Who Can Enter?
Any Mason undergraduate or graduate student or alumni of the Department!

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Congratulations to Ben Concepcion for the prestigious Goldwater Fellowship! Goldwater is one of the oldest and most prestigious national scholarships in the natural sciences, engineering and mathematics in the United States. Scholars have impressive academic and research credentials. Good job Ben!

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