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The husband and wife team are two School of Business alumni who put their classroom experience to work every day as they expand Curry’s Auto Service, their highly successful company. Motor Age Magazine named Curry’s Auto as “Top Shop in America” in 2010. Curry’s also won accolades as top shop [...]
Google? Bing? How do you find quick information online when you’re wondering who the last Nobel Peace Prize winner was? Or that actress that won the Oscar last night? A quick search in Google might land you at Wikipedia.com, but how do you know if the information you are reading is accurate? Our current [...]
A growing number of companies and government organizations have dealt with recent cyber attacks, among them Sony, the Central Intelligence Agency and the U.S. Senate. Those responsible for the safe, secure and efficient operation of such computer systems must be prepared with not only a technical background [...]
“It is very exciting to open our programs to a larger audience by offering this innovative online delivery option,” says Roy Hinton, associate dean of executive programs in the School of Business. “The curriculum of business fundamentals and core management tools is the same whether one takes [...]
There is a cultural divide between diversity practitioners and academic researchers—ironic, given our professional focus on cultural divides. This is unfortunate. It decreases the usefulness of research and the effectiveness of practice. The purpose of this column will be to bridge the gap between [...]
The center’s funding comes from the U.S. Small Business Administration, Virginia’s SBDC Network and the Mason Enterprise Center. Mason also supplies part of the center’s funding. But aside from the occasional Mason graduate, most of the entrepreneurs the center consults with have little connection [...]
In the mid-1970s, Mark McGettrick, BS Business Administration ’80, was living in Laurel, Maryland, when he was recruited to play basketball for Mason. At the time, the team was transitioning from Division II to Division I, and McGettrick, a 6′ 3″ guard with an “okay” game, as he modestly described [...]
In 1976, the George Mason University Alumni Association began recognizing and honoring outstanding alumni, students, and faculty members for their achievements and contributions to the university. The Alumni Association continued this tradition by hosting the annual Celebration of Distinction to honor [...]
A total of 7,392 students graduated at George Mason University’s 44th annual Commencement on Saturday, May 21, in the Patriot Center at 10 a.m. Thad Allen, the retired U.S. Coast Guard admiral who served as the national incident commander in response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill last year [...]