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Held at the Arlington Campus' Founders Hall, this year's annual conference focused on innovation launchpads—co-working spaces, incubators and accelerators. Some 75 business leaders and entrepreneurial academics attended, taking in more than four hours of panel discussions about developing ideas and [...]
Finance Student Studies Abroad Down Under by Jennifer Kleiner -- Dec 4th 2014
"I've always wanted to explore the world," shares Chun "Justin" Lau, a finance student in George Mason's School of Business, when discussing his decision to study abroad. In July, Lau took another step toward achieving this goal when he arrived in Sydney, Australia, to study at the University of Technology [...]
New Faculty Research Can Save Federal Government Millions by Jennifer Anzaldi -- Dec 1st 2014
The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) reports that nearly 72 percent of federal IT projects, with a total budget of $27 billion, are poorly planned and face significant schedule and cost overruns. According to the federal government's IT Dashboard website, nearly 25 percent of federal IT projects [...]
Alumnus Supports the Success of Hardworking Students by Whitney Hanlin -- Nov 24th 2014
In the third grade, Brian Kearney began working for the family business making copies of tax returns. Seventeen years later, as he began his college search, Kearney sought a university that would enable him to continue working while getting a formal education. For Kearney, George Mason University's [...]
Is Teleworking Contagious? by Jennifer Kleiner -- Nov 18th 2014
Working offsite, whether it be from home, client location, or another work location, is more and more the norm among various organizations—from Fortune 100 companies to government agencies and higher education. The increase in teleworking can be attributed to a variety of reasons, from aiding in managing [...]
Mason Innovation Lab Teams Hit the Ground Running by Jennifer Kleiner -- Nov 18th 2014
The Mason Innovation Lab at the School of Business had a busy fall semester as it welcomed its first official cohort and welcomed back some returning teams from the summer term beta cohort. Five new teams joined the lab this fall with innovations across a variety of industries, including the wedding [...]
And it's just that kind of experiential learning that George Mason University's Career Services' first Take a Patriot to Work Day gave to almost 100 undergraduate and graduate students on November 7. Students went behind the scenes for several hours at over three dozen federal and global employers in [...]
Student Invention Keeps Smartphones OnYou by Jennifer Kleiner -- Nov 10th 2014
Since it's conception, the smartphone has become such an integral part of daily life that many don't know what they would do without it. However, there are still instances when having your smartphone accessible just isn't practical or safe. But now, thanks to the invention of two members of the Mason [...]
From Outstanding Sailor to Outstanding Student by Jennifer Anzaldi -- Nov 3rd 2014
A sailor in the U.S. Navy for twenty years, Erik W. Schroeder, retired from the Navy in 2006, and that's when his thirst for education began. In just six years, Schroeder completed his BS in information technology as well as a MS in Technology Management and MS in Management of Secure Information Systems [...]

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