Foundations of Science

The foundations of science are at the core of every discipline and provide students with the knowledge, skills, and experience to pursue their scientific interests. Your support for these Departments amplifies the value of the core scientific disciplines as a foundation for creating thoughtful citizens and tomorrow’s leaders. Find out how you can get involved and make an impact.

Support Our Programs

Explore departments below to discover how you can support our Foundations of Science programs.

of Mathematics

With specialties in a diverse selection of areas in pure, applied and computational mathematics, our faculty and graduates are world leaders in a vast array of fields.

Department of Chemistry
& Biochemistry

Research is at the heart of every chemistry and biochemistry discipline. Our multicultural faculty and staff reflect the student population of the National Capital region, allowing the diverse members of our community to thrive.

Department of Physics
& Astronomy

Our faculty and students collaborate with local and national research institutions, including the Naval Research Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology, NASA, the Jefferson Laboratory, and many others to push the boundaries of physics and astronomy research. Known for its rigor and innovative programs, this Department is among the nation’s most productive.

Make a Donation

Show your support and help the Mason College of Science continue to make a difference in the real world.


We offer a variety of ways to give to the GMU College of Science. Contact our team to learn more about how you can make a real difference.

Audrey Kelaher
Director of Development
George Mason University — College of Science | 703.993.3436