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MS in Technology Management and M.S. in Management of Secure Information Systems Program Director, J.P. Auffret Recognized as Mason Outstanding Supervisor

December 1, 2013

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Jean-Pierre (JP) Auffret, Director of Executive Degree Programs in the School of Management, and Peggy Aldrich, Associate Registrar at Prince William, were chosen as this year’s recipients of the Mason Outstanding Supervisor Award. When writing about JP, one nominator wrote: “He encourages his staff to think for themselves and to reach beyond what they thought […]

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Are patent trolls a serious threat to innovation?

October 29, 2013

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On Wednesday, October 23 at Mason Hall, a group of expert panelists and audience participants engaged in an Oxford Union-Style Debate on a core and hotly debated issue regarding patents and technology innovation.  Organized by the George Mason MS in Technology Management Program and moderated by J.P. Auffret, program director, the panel addressed the debate proposition: […]

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Mason Innovation Lab Accepting Applications

October 28, 2013

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Are you a George Mason student who has an innovative idea for a product or business? Do you need some help turning your idea into a reality? The new Mason Innovation Lab will open January 2014. It will provide workspace, equipment (desks, printers, internet connectivity), and mentorship from faculty to help students develop their concepts […]

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Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce Opens Nominations for Innovator Award Program

August 15, 2013

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New Award Program to Highlight Region’s Entrepreneurial Business Community The Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce (DRCC) announced the Call for Nominations for its annual “Innovator Award Program.” This new award program, created in conjunction with the DRCC’s annual Innovate conference, honors organizations and individuals that embody entrepreneurial and innovative business practices. The awards are open […]

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CIO University Welcomes New Graduates

June 17, 2013

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On May 17, Casey Coleman welcomed the Master of Science in Technology Management graduating students to the alumni ranks of the federal CIO University. Typically the CIO University graduation is held in a separate ceremony in Washington, D.C. but this year Mason was delighted to have the CIO University graduation as part of Convocation.  

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