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Calling all innovators! All Mason undergraduates who have the spark, imagination and energy to join the fall 2016 cohort of Social Innovation Fellows are invited to apply. Based on the Arlington Campus, the Social Innovation Fellows will use their courses, labs, and interaction with social innovation [...]
If one thing is certain when it comes to the Federal Reserve’s plan to raise interest rates, it’s that nothing is certain. In fact, said George Mason University finance professor Gerald Hanweck, some observers going into the Fed’s April 26-27 meeting believe a rate increase might wait until 2017 [...]
Innovation pays off for these Mason students by Damian Cristodero -- Apr 28th 2016
The app is used at the Leesburg airport, and Hill said he expects it to be in nine airports by the end of the year. On April 15, Hill, an economics major, pitched his business model to a panel of four judges and won the first-place prize of $10,000 at George Mason’s annual Deans’ Business Plan Competition [...]
Mason Real Estate Students Take First Place Again! by Janet Palmisano -- Apr 27th 2016
For the second year in a row, the Mason MS in Real Estate Development team has won first place in the annual NAIOP Capital Challenge Intercollegiate Real Estate Case Competition. This is the third time in four years that George Mason has come out on top in a challenging field of competitors that includes [...]
That’s the basic idea behind new research by George Mason University researchers, who recently landed some $4 million in grants from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). George Mason’s researchers are leading an effort that includes Columbia University, Penn State University and [...]
Nothing can prepare a business professional for the challenges that a company’s bankruptcy brings. For one George Mason University business school alumnus, Raymond L. Winn, III, four degrees and a certification from Mason helped provide him with the skills to find the silver lining in a challenging [...]
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Credibility is Critical to CISO Success by Jennifer Anzaldi -- Apr 18th 2016
The CISO is a relatively new addition to the long-standing senior leadership team that usually includes the CEO, COO, CFO, CTO and CIO. It is thought that these positions must work together to combat cybersecurity threats, but to mitigate these threats, the CISO must be able to exert influence.  [...]
Handicap Accessibility: Handicapped and special assistance parking is available in Lot A, adjacent to the EagleBank Arena's South Entrance. Additionally, the West entrance has a drop-off location close to entrance doors. Wheelchair areas are conveniently located in all corner balconies on the main concourse [...]
Scholarship Recipient Credits Mason for Her Transformation by Jennifer Anzaldi -- Apr 13th 2016
Smith’s family contributed as much as they could, and she held three part-time jobs working 20-30 hours a week during the semester and 40 hours a week during the summer to earn money to put toward her education. These efforts combined with the scholarships she earned enabled her to continue her education [...]