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Archive for September, 2014
by Mason Spirit contributor on September 30th, 2014
Mason is known for its economists and that is no accident. For years, the Mercatus Center has been supporting the cultivation of great thinkers.
by Mary Frances Forcier on September 24th, 2014
The Mason Nation gathers for Alumni Weekend 2014.
by Cathy Cruise, MFA '93 on September 23rd, 2014
Entrepreneurship is one of Mason’s hallmarks, and there is no shortage of students looking to start something.
by Michael Sandler on September 23rd, 2014
The Carlyle Group co-founder urges graduates to embrace change, be useful, and experiment.
by Mason Spirit contributor on September 23rd, 2014
Mason alumna Sandra Cauffman has a lot to celebrate this week as the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) satellite successfully entered orbit around Mars.
by Buzz McClain, BA '77 on September 16th, 2014
We should all be lucky enough to enjoy our jobs as much as Mason alumna Denise Turner Roth does hers. “I look forward to coming to work every day,” she says, “and every day I have an experience where I go back and say, ‘Wow, I just did that.’”
by Catherine Probst on September 16th, 2014
George Mason University junior Hannah King realized her love of dance at a young age. She was a member of Kaleidoscope Dance Company, the longest-running modern dance company in Seattle, Washington, and by age 15 had already choreographed nine dance pieces. During the fall semester, King worked on her most challenging piece yet—a choreographic study of dependency, isolation, and perpetual motion.
by Colleen Kearney Rich on September 15th, 2014
George Mason University alumnus Mark Little, a former Army captain, knows that service members’ homecomings can be bittersweet. He came home seven years ago after an improvised explosive device (IED) blasted through his Humvee in southern Baghdad and blew off both of his legs below the knee.
by Mason Spirit contributor on September 15th, 2014
George Mason University has chosen S. David Wu, the dean of a prestigious engineering college, to be its next provost and executive vice president. He started his new job on July 1.
by Michele McDonald on September 15th, 2014
The newest member of the George Mason University Police Department hails from England, enjoys a vigorous scratch behind her ears, and has the best nose on the force.
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