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Archive for April, 2016
by Michele McDonald on April 29th, 2016
Mason engineering professor and students test a new technique in Alaska to inspect aging bridges
that is easier and safer, not withstanding the occasional wildlife encounter.
by Buzz McClain, BA '77 on April 29th, 2016
It’s not surprising that a career in public service would call to Mason School of Law alumna Victoria Lipnic. Her father was mayor of her hometown, Carrolltown, Pennsylvania, for 25 years, and she was imbued with her father’s sense of honor and duty.
by Colleen Kearney Rich on April 28th, 2016
You might consider University Life associate dean Lewis Forrest a Mason lifer. In addition to earning two degrees at Mason, Forrest has spent the majority of his professional life at the university, first working in the Early Identification Program (EIP) and then serving as its director. In 2015, he took on a new role in University Life, where he oversees not only EIP, but the offices of Graduate Student Life, International Programs and Services, Academic Integrity, and Mason Recreation.
by Cathy Cruise, MFA '93 on April 26th, 2016
For her dissertation, Afra Ahmad, BA Psychology ’08, is tackling a very timely topic: religious discrimination. By looking at 25 years of religious discrimination charges submitted to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, she is investigating how these claims have changed over time in response to a particular county’s religious diversity, unemployment rates, and voting behaviors—and how this all influences experiences on the job.