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Archive for December, 2019

No Monopoly Money Here: Finance Students Manage Quarter-Million-Dollar Portfolio

by Mariam Aburdeineh, BA ’13 on December 18th, 2019

A new course offered through Mason’s School of Business allows students to manage a real portfolio worth $250,000.

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Arresting Development

by Buzz McClain, BA '77 on December 18th, 2019

Erin Schaible, MPA ’07, can claim a lot of titles, including mother, Mason alumna, and chief of police for the Fairfax City Police Department–the first woman to hold that title.

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D.C. Is Where the Wild Things Are

by Mariam Aburdeineh, BA ’13 on December 18th, 2019

Ever wonder what creatures might be roaming in the dark when you’re not looking? Mason students are helping the Smithsonian Institution find out exactly what is scurrying in the shadows.

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In the Clear with Clearance Ready

by Priyanka Champaneri, BA '05, MFA '10 on December 18th, 2019

A new Mason program is helping students navigate the lengthy path to getting a security clearance.

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Amazing Amazon Alumni: Prinkle Lopes, MS Information Systems ’18

by Mason Spirit contributor on December 18th, 2019

Meet some of the amazing Mason alumni working at Amazon.

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Insights from the CIA

by Mariam Aburdeineh, BA ’13 on December 18th, 2019

Former CIA deputy and acting director Michael Morell shared advice and provided feedback to students in Justin Gest’s PUBP 500 Theory and Practice of Public Policy class.

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Amazing Amazon Alumni: Taylor Cacciotti, BS Information Technology ’19

by Mason Spirit contributor on December 18th, 2019

Meet some of the amazing Mason alumni working at Amazon.

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Amazing Amazon Alumni: Rajitha Devabhaktuni, MS Computer Engineering ’16

by Mason Spirit contributor on December 18th, 2019

Meet some of the amazing Mason alumni working at Amazon.

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