George Mason University
George Mason University
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The Washington Post recognized Mason alumnus Nathaniel Provencio as 2017 Principal of the Year for the metropolitan area.
The Washington Post recognized Mason alumnus Nathaniel Provencio as 2017 Principal of
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George Mason University
George Mason University
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For four days this spring, master’s and Ph.D. students at George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution - S-CAR learned what it was like to be peace practitioners in an active conflict zone. Read More >> [ Bit.ly Link ]
For four days this spring masters and PhD students at George Mason

Conflict students learn firsthand how to deal with a humanitarian crisis

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George Mason University
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Mechanical engineering major Sonoell Clark carries a much more personal stake in the fight against corrosion than most. The former U.S. Marine Corps helicopter mechanic regularly dealt with corrosion when maintaining CH-46 assault helicopters while serving in austere environments aboard Navy ships and in Afghanistan. Read More >> [ Bit.ly Link ]
Mechanical engineering major Sonoell Clark carries a much more personal stake in

Mason students develop tracked vehicle to help combat corrosion | George Mason

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The best way to get and keep students interested in STEM programs is to engage them in hands-on learning, said Morgan Occhuizzo, assistant principal of Centreville Elementary School in Centreville, Va. That is why Occhuizzo is so excited about SPARK STEM, an interdisciplinary program for elementary school students and teachers developed by faculty at George Mason University, using a $125,000...
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The best way to get and keep students interested in STEM programs

SPARK STEM program designed to do just that in young students

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Elise Miller-Hooks, the Bill and Eleanor Hazel Chair in Infrastructure Engineering at The Volgenau School of Engineering at George Mason University, is leading a team that is developing the tools needed to assess the resilience of health care systems, school districts, university campuses, government functions, residential buildings and business districts. More >> [ Bit.ly Link ]
Elise MillerHooks the Bill and Eleanor Hazel Chair in Infrastructure Engineering at

Disasters expose continued critical infrastructure vulnerabilities | George Mason University

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It’s noteworthy enough to land one prestigious scholarship that will send you overseas to master a foreign language while serving as an American cultural ambassador of sorts. All three were offered the national security-based Boren Scholarships, while two of the three scored offers from the coveted The Fulbright Program and Critical Language Scholarships. Read More >> [ Bit.ly Link ]
Its noteworthy enough to land one prestigious scholarship that will send you

Mason students pick from coveted scholarships to study abroad | George Mason

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Shipley Owens, a computer game and design senior, partnered with Stonewall Middle School literacy coach Elizabeth Jones to help students in Jones’ Reading Strategies class understand concepts like character conflicts, narratives, and first- and third-person perspectives. Read More >> [ Bit.ly Link ]
Shipley Owens a computer game and design senior partnered with Stonewall Middle

Mason student helps eighth-graders improve literary skills through video games | George Mason

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A George Mason University study that examines the effectiveness of a commonly prescribed antidepressant could lead to comprehensive changes in how doctors prescribe medication. Learn More >> [ Bit.ly Link ]
A George Mason University study that examines the effectiveness of a commonly

Precision medicine research could help doctors make better prescription choices | George Mason

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A new genetic test has been shown to predict not only if a person is genetically predisposed to developing Alzheimer’s disease in old age, but also at what age. The telling genetic marker is a protein known as APOE, and everyone inherits one of three versions of it—E2, E3 or E4.
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A new genetic test has been shown to predict not only if

How to take action once you know your risk for Alzheimer’s | George Mason

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Have you discovered the Schar School of Policy and Government?
Have you discovered the Schar School of Policy and Government

Discover the Schar School of Policy and Government

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George Mason University has named Maury Peiperl dean of the George Mason University School of Business, selecting an expert in global leadership who will strengthen the school’s reputation for driving innovation and forging strategic partnerships. Read More >> [ Bit.ly Link ]
George Mason University has named Maury Peiperl dean of the George Mason

George Mason taps global leadership expert to lead School of Business | George Mason

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When Stephanie Semler volunteered to work for the Arts and Entertainment Advocacy Clinic at George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School, she had no way of knowing that she would be attempting to encourage a country to join a major international treaty. >> [ Bit.ly Link ]
When Stephanie Semler volunteered to work for the Arts and Entertainment Advocacy

Afghanistan considers copyright treaty after Mason legal clinic advocates for filmmaker | George Mason

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As principal at Minnieville Elementary School in Woodbridge, Va., Nathaniel Provencio turned an underperforming institution into one of Prince William County’s best performing elementary schools. Read More >> [ Fal.cn Link ]
As principal at Minnieville Elementary School in Woodbridge Va Nathaniel Provencio turned

Mason alumnus is The Washington Post’s Principal of the Year | George Mason

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The Bernie L. Bates Foundation has been awarding academic scholarships and book grants since its inception in 1995. But there was always an urge to create a more lasting legacy. Read More >> [ Bit.ly Link ]
The Bernie L Bates Foundation has been awarding academic scholarships and book

New scholarship recognizes minority STEM students

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???? The sign says “Parking Lot Is Full,” but you have a suspicion that it’s not. ???? Thanks to a new app and cloud-based sensor system developed by a team of six George Mason University seniors, you could verify your suspicion—or confirm the full lot—with a glance at your smartphone screen. >> [ Bit.ly Link ]
The sign says Parking Lot Is Full but you have a

Where’s an open parking space? Thanks to engineering students, there’s an app for that | George Mason

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An 18-year-old George Mason University student is working to channel some of her pain into productivity by providing online support to sexual assault victims. Breaking Your Silence started as a web-based project for the 2016 Step Up Loudoun Youth Competition, but along the way it became about more than winning or losing for social work major Carmine Gothard, its creator. More >> [ Bit.ly Link ]
An 18yearold George Mason University student is working to channel some of

Mason student creates online support community for sexual assault victims

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After three days of workshops where 180 stakeholders brainstormed ideas for developing George Mason University’s western portion of its Fairfax Campus, a vision of an “Innovation District” came into focus. The plan, with the working title Oxbridge, will dramatically redesign the 58-acre western side of the Fairfax Campus, with Braddock Road serving as a border to the south and bisected by Ox...
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Mason unveils plans for Innovation District on West Campus | George Mason

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Sam Monfort noticed something about how professional baseball players are wearing their hats. Although most players used to wear curved brims, Monfort noticed more and more players wearing flat brims, the way they come new out of the box. He also noticed those players were younger than the ones wearing the curved brims. MORE >> [ Bit.ly Link ]
Sam Monfort noticed something about how professional baseball players are wearing their

Applying big data visualization to hat brims, shark attacks and UFOs

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Mason's fourth president, who died Tuesday at age 88, imagined a new kind of university that relied on innovation, experimentation, partnerships with regional business and community leaders, and technology. More >> [ Fal.cn Link ]
Masons fourth president who died Tuesday at age 88 imagined a new

Remembering President George Johnson, a visionary who created the university we know today

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“Somehow we kill math,” Elizabeth Johnson said. “In elementary school they love it, they soak it up. But by the time they get to high school, they lose interest in it. It’s the worst thing in the world.” Read More >> [ Bit.ly Link ]
Somehow we kill math Elizabeth Johnson said In elementary school they love

Teaching statistics with more than just numbers

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Joe Butt