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Archive for February, 2017

Student-Built Device Could Help Athletes ‘Stay in the Game’

by Martha Bushong on February 6th, 2017

According to NCAA statistics, 1 in 13 female athletes experience a torn anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, in the knee joint. It’s an epidemic few are talking about. Few, that is, except for an enterprising team of students in the Volgenau School of Engineering’s Systems Engineering Program. Team members Amr Attyah, Maribeth Burns, Sam Miller,…

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White and Working Class

by Colleen Kearney Rich on February 6th, 2017

In his new book, The New Minority: White Working Class Politics in an Age of Immigration and Inequality (Oxford University Press, 2016), Schar School of Policy and Government professor Justin Gest analyzes alienation in white working class people in the United States and the United Kingdom.

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The Space Between

by Colleen Kearney Rich on February 6th, 2017

Innovation often happens at the intersection of disciplines—where different ideas, perspectives, and fields come together to create approaches that are unthinkable from a narrow disciplinary lens.

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Alumni Artists Continue to Push Creative Boundaries

by Cathy Cruise, MFA '93 on February 6th, 2017

Forty-three School of Art alumni participated in the REMIX Mason Alumni Exhibit, an art show that took place during Alumni Weekend in four galleries across three campuses.

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Patriot Profile: Catherine Rochon

by Cathy Cruise, MFA '93 on February 6th, 2017

A ballroom dancer since eighth grade, Catherine Rochon, now president of Mason’s Ballroom Dance Club, urges others kick up their heels as a way to unwind.

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Meet the Mason Nation: Josh Cantor

by Colleen Kearney Rich on February 6th, 2017

As director of parking and transportation, Josh Cantor has heard all the excuses and talked to plenty of irate customers, but still manages to keep his sense of humor.

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Live on the Scene

by Teresa D. Allen, MFA '12 on February 6th, 2017

Mason alumnus Joe Little has won seven Emmy Awards for his news coverage at KGTV 10News, an ABC affiliate in San Diego, California.

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A Career Made Better by Design

by Cathy Cruise, MFA '93 on February 6th, 2017

Koi Phan honed his artistic skills at Mason, and achieved success in the Big Apple by creating global ad campaigns for high-profile clients like Nike, Verizon, and the NFL.

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Train of Thought

by Buzz McClain, BA '77 on February 6th, 2017

Alumna Sarah Federman is one of 24 writers who will write while she rides the rails free of charge through the Amtrak Residency program.

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Casting a Glow

by Rob Riordan on February 6th, 2017

From student to artist, from patron to Patriot, the Hylton Performing Arts Center serves the entire breadth of our diverse region.

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