Left to right: George Mason University President Alan Merten, Professor Giorgio Ascoli and Professor Robert Hazen.
Watching two of our faculty stars recognized for their teaching and scholarship in the state capital was really gratifying yesterday.
They were two of twelve from across the Commonwealth, and George Mason was the only institution to have more than one winner.
The Governor presided over the luncheon at the magnificent Jefferson Hotel, after the awardees had been presented on the floor of the Virginia General Assembly. It really was quite an honor.