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Archive for August, 2018

Mason’s Nursing Leadership Pipeline to Oman

by Buzz McClain, BA '77 on August 1st, 2018

Of the nine nursing institutes in Oman, Mason alumni lead four of them—three are deans and one is a director. There soon will be a fifth. “Forty years ago, Oman had one hospital and 20 beds. Now there are 60 health care facilities in Oman,” says Kevin Mallinson, assistant dean for PhD and research programs in Mason’s School of Nursing. “Mason has had a big impact on Oman wherever in the country [these alumni] serve.”

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Serious Games People Play

by Colleen Kearney Rich on August 1st, 2018

Mason’s computer game design students are working on games that will help train people in various fields and might one day save lives.

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A Honey of a Deal

by Damian Cristodero on August 1st, 2018

Ten George Mason University students gathered at a table in Enterprise Hall and in no time had filled nearly 100 boxes with K-cups of tea infused with honey from Mason’s Honey Bee Initiative. Profits from the sale of the Patriot Pollinator Coalition tea will go back into the initiative, a joint partnership between the School of Business and College of Science.

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