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Tell Your Bob Johnston Story

October 21, 2013


In a grand gesture of gratitude to her former instructor, alumna Patricia “Patty” Roberts and her husband have established an endowed professorship to honor Dr. Robert Johnston. They kicked off the endowment last November with a gift of $500,000—the largest contribution ever received in the history of the School of Management. The gift was a […]

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Workplace Winners: Feminism and Forty Winks

May 8, 2013


As a still-recovering corporate human resources and professional development leader, I found the theme for NAPW’s National Networking Conference on Friday, April 26th near and dear to my heart: “SPARK. Ignite Your Network.” Workshop topics for this National Association of Professional Women’s event included reinvention, transformation and balance. I felt right at home. Let’s just […]

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A Snapshot of the Remodeling Industry

March 22, 2013


There are more than 128 million existing homes in the US. And the median age of an owner-occupied home according to data from the 2009 American Housing Survey was 34 years old, making remodeling a significant part of the economy. The remodeling industry was $275 B in 2011 representing 1.8% of the GDP according to the Joint […]

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Tell Your Phil Buchanan Story

March 12, 2013


When talking with Mason graduates, we are captivated with stories of instructors that left a lasting mark on their collegiate experience.  For School of Management alumni, Dr. Phil Buchanan is often acknowledged as a tough but caring professor who guided them through the intricacies of accounting and on towards a successful career. In an effort to honor […]

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