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Accessibility for all is one of George Mason University’s core commitments to its students and community at large. As an active participant in this endeavor, the School of Business seeks ways to enhance accessibility for diverse student populations. Aligned with this goal, the school’s executive [...]
The region’s top employers want a multidisciplinary approach that doesn’t stop at the door of one college, but includes the best of several, said Brad Dawson, executive director of Learning Solutions, formerly known as the Office of Continuing Professional Education. The university is drawing from [...]
School of Business Welcomes New Faculty by Jennifer Anzaldi -- Oct 5th 2015
Simon Boylen, instructor of business, brings more than 17 years of professional experience, having previously taught at Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. He has worked as a business development manager for the Australian Trade Commission and served as the marketing director for the Australian Joint [...]
Finding Time: Cotton Earns EMBA After Long Military Career by Jennifer Anzaldi -- Sep 30th 2015
After graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1973, he has served as a tactical naval aviator, airline captain, senior naval officer, defense contractor, consultant, and teacher. He is currently a defense and security consultant in addition to serving as Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Navy [...]
EagleBank Scholarships Awarded to Exceptional Students by Jennifer Kleiner -- Sep 25th 2015
While one of the most notable changes thus far is the historic name change of the former Patriot Center to EagleBank Arena, the relationship goes far beyond a name change. The contributions from this partnership support Mason’s School of Business in many ways including student scholarships. This year [...]
Whether or not you work in accounting or finance, the decline of Enron is likely a familiar story. Last week, more than 300 George Mason University students, faculty, and community members visited Mason’s Fairfax Campus to hear this story first hand from Enron Whistleblower and former Enron vice president [...]
One of George Mason University’s newest accounting professors, Kelly Wentland, began her first semester at Mason on quite the high note, being recognized for excellent work in the completion of her dissertation. Wentland recently received the 2015 Doctoral Dissertation Award for Innovation in Accounting [...]
It also is one of 92 institutions mentioned as an “A+ School for B Students.” Despite the awkward title, the category gets to the heart of Mason’s policy of attracting a diversified, ambitious and motivated student body. As U.S. News explained, these are schools “where spirit and hard work can [...]
After graduating from Mason, Valmont pursued another graduate degree at a different university. “The experience was a complete 180 degrees,” he explains. “The structure of their program made it incredibly difficult to form relationships. “The way Mason’s technology management program is set [...]
Among the factors that determine the ranking are the number of alumni and faculty who win prestigious awards such as the Nobel Prize, the number of highly cited researchers, the number of articles published in the journals Nature and Science, the number of articles indexed in Science Citation and Social [...]