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Taking the Classroom to Beijing by Rosa Vivanco -- Sep 30th 2013
A group of eight School of Business students got the opportunity to see the world's second largest economy firsthand. They participated in the pilot section of the SOM 498 Capstone course offered in Beijing, China this past summer. Management professor, Yan Ling, taught the two and a half week course [...]
According to recent government data, nearly one third of South Koreans will be aged 65 or older by 2040. An increase in a country's elderly population can have serious implications especially if there is a decrease in the birthrate, as is the case in South Korea. This situation results in a shortage [...]
How Are Your Donations Spent? by Jennifer Anzaldi -- Sep 16th 2013
Often it is encouraged that donors ask charities what percentage of every dollar spent will be used for overhead and what percentage is actually used on the cause. But how many of us ask when our donation will be spent? Would it make a difference in your giving behavior if an organization that fights [...]
some people define themselves by their careers, by the industry they work in or their particular specialization. Cardullo has defined himself by curiosity and a passion for problem solving. He is an experienced engineering and management professional, a prolific inventor and entrepreneur, a teacher, [...]
"I am honored to represent Mason at the University of Hohenheim and believe this on-site experience with a university abroad will afford me the ability to forge new study abroad opportunities for our students as well as gain a better understanding of how a university abroad incorporates global initiatives [...]
Major Factor Facing Managers: Turnover by Jennifer Anzaldi -- Aug 13th 2013
What assets are most important to an organization? When reviewing the balance sheet, great time is spent weighing assets, liabilities, and equity, but what is often forgotten is the value of human capital. An organization's employees and their knowledge and ability to perform are one of the most important [...]
The ability to take the BAT on campus is the second Bloomberg resource available to students. The School of Business created a Bloomberg Terminals Lab in Enterprise Hall in 2011. The eight Bloomberg Terminals in the lab enable students to access real-time global financial market data they can apply [...]
Young Alumni Bring World Cinema to Your Fingertips by Rashad Mulla -- Aug 8th 2013
Anyone walking through the west entrance of the Johnson Center cannot miss the towering blue cinematic colossus near the vending machines. This "Globox" movie rental kiosk, which stands over 8 feet tall, is the pride and joy of Asad R. Ali and Sammy Kassim, the entrepreneurs at the heart of the brand [...]
The Chongthanavanits are a family of antiquarians, which spurred Sanut's father to start Art and Antique Gallery in 1972 in Thailand. When genuine works of art became more difficult to find over the years, the elder Chongthanavanit decided to design and produce products in the same style. As such, the [...]
These days much emphasis is placed on finding the balance between work and family. But with an ever growing list of demands from both sides, individuals are struggling to find that balance. Mason alumna, Stephanie Glass Zimmermann, has found that equilibrium by starting her own company, Lend A Box, [...]

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