MARS

MARS is a repository service of Mason Publishing and the Digital Scholarship Center at the George Mason University Libraries. Home of the Electronic Theses and Dissertations, as well as faculty research publications and data files, MARS provides access to the intellectual work of the Mason community.

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  • Dobberteen, Anne; Fahringer, Alyssa Toby; Guidone, Anthony; Oberle, George D. (Conference on Community Writing, 2021)
    Who writes history? Who is history written for? How is it accessed, and how can it become more accessible to local communities? This panel will discuss how digital initiatives at George Mason University’s Center for Mason ...
  • Leonard, Julia
    This work served to determine whether inflammatory responses induced in a disease state, such as Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS), can be modeled in vitro by tissue engineered whole blood clots. ARDS is characterized ...
  • Wilson, Sarah
    This thesis is a collection of personal essays that explores the relationship between isolation and solitude and the connections we made in the in between. It chronicles the narrator’s struggles with addiction, her journey ...
  • Barnes, Zachary
    In Sjomere, the last crumbling city of a far-future earth, the seer Aoife dreams of escaping her life as a slave. As the foretold day approaches, Aoife and her five-year-old son, Mika, a child born of rape, along with ...
  • Hock, Michael B
    No one really knows why the Internet stopped being popular, only that one day, it simply wasn’t. The final known social media post was from hipster who posted that he was no longer going to be posting to a certain social ...
  • Kondis, Kyra
    This thesis is a short story collection that follows a variety of characters as they are forced to evaluate, re-evaluate, and reconcile the way they view themselves, others, and the world around them. The collection’s ...
  • Birns, Sarah
    This thesis utilizes Chernobyl, site of the world’s largest nuclear disaster, as a case study through which to parse the phenomenon of dark tourism, “travel to sites associated with death, suffering and the seemingly ...
  • Campbell, Alec
    Over the past two decades, mindfulness has received considerable attention in the organizational sciences, and researchers have even begun examining how a leader’s mindfulness may manifest interpersonally to benefit those ...

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