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Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. School of Business Goes Green by Jennifer Kleiner -- Jul 31st 2015
The School of Business Office of Academic and Career Services was recently designated Green Office Certified by George Mason University’s Office of Sustainability. Mason has taken several steps to achieve climate neutrality and sustainability in its operations including the areas of waste minimization [...]
The School of Business is pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Thammasat University’s College of Innovation in Bangkok, Thailand. The agreement sets forth a framework for both institutions to collaborate on research initiatives in technology management, cyber [...]
Hassan Alasad from Saudi Arabia, Jung Kwon “June” Kim from South Korea, Konstantinos “Kostas” Papageorgiou from Greece, and Alain-Patrick Habimana from Rwanda began their bachelor’s degrees at George Mason with the Undergraduate Pathway program. The program, now run by INTO Mason, is for international [...]
George Mason School of Business: A Ragan Family Tradition by Jennifer Anzaldi -- Jul 13th 2015
Then came Joe Ragan III who graduated in 1991 with an MS in Accounting. His son Joe Ragan IV followed with an MBA degree in 2007 and daughter Julia earned both her bachelor’s and master’s in accounting from Mason in 2009 and 2010, respectively. His wife, Jennifer, graduated in May 2015 with her [...]
Roy Hinton, the business school’s associate dean of executive education; Nada Dabbagh, professor and director of the Division of Learning Technologies in the College of Education and Human Development; and Shahron Williams van Rooij, associate professor in the Division of Learning Technologies, developed [...]
“In terms of business and politics, all I’ve ever known was how we function here in America,” Denger said. “But being so close to the action and learning why Turkish companies are taking certain actions gave us insight on how different economic, social and political forces can shape life outside [...]
Study: Do Website Comments Influence Sales? by Buzz McClain -- Jun 18th 2015
“Most companies spend a lot of money on social media and hire people just to manage it,” said Vadakkepatt, who teaches at Mason’s School of Business. “Social media is supposed to drive sales. The assumption is, if someone says something positive on Yelp, for example, people will read it and [...]
Study Abroad Expands Horizons for Marketing Student by Jennifer Kleiner -- Jun 11th 2015
The close of each spring semester brings feelings of accomplishment, excitement, and often a bit of nostalgia. These are only intensified when the end of the spring semester is also the end of a semester abroad—the completion of a life-changing experience in a foreign country, that ironically becomes [...]
MS in Management Student Named Field Athlete of the Year by Jennifer Anzaldi -- Jun 10th 2015
Richard Klimoski, professor and area chair of management at George Mason’s School of Business, was instrumental in recruiting Denger into the program. Klimoski who met Denger at the Mason Field House, often served as a faculty resource for Denger’s coach, Andrew Gerard. Klimoski spoke to Denger [...]
Nutter Joins Burke & Herbert Bank Board by Nicole Hitpas -- May 28th 2015
Sarah E. Nutter, dean of George Mason University's School of Business, has been elected to the Burke & Herbert Bank Board of Directors. With the addition of Nutter, the Bank's Board of Directors is comprised of eleven members having a broad range of experience and expertise both within and outside [...]