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In the Business of the Arts by Jennifer Anzaldi -- Apr 17th 2014
Isaac's interests centered around the arts from a young age. Dancing at three, acting classes at ten, participation in her high school drama program during her teen years, and an excellent undergraduate theatre education at the University of South Carolina all led her to the determination that a career [...]
Dale "Dusty" Wince, the 2014 Mason Alumnus of the Year, is none of those things. He didn't attend the university as a wide-eyed 18-year-old. He attended Mason in his late 40s, as an esteemed businessman with teenage children, to satisfy a nagging urge to add an MBA to his extensive résumé and experience [...]
Her research, conducted with University of Pennsylvania management professor Sigal Barsade and soon to be published in Administrative Science Quarterly, shows that "companionate love" in the workplace boosts teamwork and job satisfaction and leads to less burnout and absenteeism. And, as more companies [...]
As the recipient of this scholarship, Plourde will have the opportunity to network with and learn from senior business leaders and gain advice from seasoned CEOs on how to overcome various entrepreneurial challenges. Plourde is currently a financial manager with Gannett's Broadcast Division and is thrilled [...]
The Academic Advising & Transfer Center at George Mason University recently hosted the 10th Annual Academic Advisor of the Year luncheon on Friday, March 21, 2014. At the luncheon, the top ten faculty and staff advisors, of more than 90 nominees, were recognized for their outstanding service to [...]
Business Student Inspired by France Study Abroad by Jennifer Kleiner -- Mar 31st 2014
After meeting an exchange student from Marseille at George Mason's Center for Global Education (CGE) fair, Adeyokunnu was inspired to do more research on the program offered in Marseille. This past January, she began her own experience at the KEDGE Business School in Marseille, ranked as one of the [...]
Innovation Lab Is Looking for People with Big Ideas by Preston Williams -- Mar 25th 2014
The Mason Innovation Lab, a new on-campus work and learning space for budding student and alumni entrepreneurs who need additional guidance and resources to advance their projects, is accepting its first applicants. Lab director David J. Miller bills the innovation space as "a place, a community, a [...]
As a program manager at Marine Corps Systems Command, Col. Peter Reddy leads an office of government civilians, active duty Marines, and various outside contractor and agency workers. With a demanding job and frequent travel, Reddy sought flexibility when looking for a graduate degree programs. He found [...]
Rarely do students pick a major out of the course guide and find the career they hope to pursue. Often it takes exploration and sometimes even hands-on experience to determine what field will be the one that best fits. For Brock Walker, a part-time MBA student and financial specialist for the US Department [...]
"The way the market works here is different from back home in China," Zhu explains. "We were fascinated by this difference and wanted to learn more." Zhu and Hou participated in the intensive Undergraduate Research Scholars Program (URSP) program, which provided them with significant research time, [...]