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Archive for March, 2012

Celebration of Distinction 2012

by Mason Spirit contributor on March 27th, 2012

On March 28, the George Mason University Alumni Association will recognize its most prestigious alumni at an elegant dinner in the Mason Inn Conference Center and Hotel. For a look at the biographies of those honored that night, please take a look at the full program available online. The top four award winners are profiled…

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Yes, President Alan Merten is an accomplished leader. But, as a lucky few students know, he’s also an accomplished leadership teacher. For the past five years, Merten has been conducting Presidential Leadership Dialogues, a series of workshops where he passes along the leadership tips, traits, and secrets he’s accumulated over the three decades he has…

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The Mason-Born Invention that Could Affect the Lives of Millions

by Leah Kerkman Fogarty on March 13th, 2012

Alessandra Luchini working in the lab with a student.

Mason researcher Alessandra Luchini has developed a new technology that just might make it possible to detect cancer and other diseases earlier than ever before.

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