School of Business News

School of Business News

  • March 20, 2020
    Fairfax County, like much of metropolitan Washington, D.C., is facing an affordable housing shortage. The Housing and Community Development Office (HCDO) of the Fairfax County government sees the issue as one that the whole community can, and should, address together.
  • January 15, 2020
    The rankings, released January 14, show that the business non-MBA master’s program in accounting climbed 20 spots from where it sat at 39 last year to its current place at 19 nationally.
  • December 17, 2019
    Winning the EagleBank Scholarship was a confidence booster for Alejandra Espejo, a native of Puerto Rico who came to Mason from Texas.
  • November 15, 2019
    In his research, Hang Ren, an assistant professor of information systems and operations management, is investigating whether a 2012 federal regulation called the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP)—intended to improve patient care in hospitals by targeting readmissions for six targeted diagnoses or treatments—is fundamentally flawed in reducing readmissions or improving patient care.
  • November 7, 2019
    First-generation students and faculty bring a unique dedication and perspective to the George Mason University community. At Mason, 33 percent of students are first generation, meaning they are the first in their family to attend college or to complete a four-year degree. Here, a first-generation student, alumnus, and two faculty members share their stories.
  • November 4, 2019
    Brett Josephson, assistant professor of marketing, has studied government contracting since he was a PhD student. In recently published research, Josephson—together with Ju-Yeon Lee, assistant professor of marketing at Iowa State University, and Babu John Mariadoss and Jean Lynn Johnson, associate professors of marketing at Washington State University—recommended that companies focus on specialization.
  • October 30, 2019
    For the past 10 years, the School of Business has offered a freshman living learning community for first-year students, but this year the program expanded, welcoming undergraduate students from all classes and fields of study who are passionate about new business learning opportunities.
  • October 16, 2019
    Steve Hale, BS Business Administration ’75, bequeathed approximately $890,000 to the School of Business to be used to create a collaborative learning and working space for business students.
  • October 11, 2019
    George Mason University’s School of Business is committed to the active-duty military service members and veterans who come to Mason to enhance their education. Meet three recent graduates who have taken advantage of the Post-9/11 GI Bill as they share their reasons for attending Mason’s School of Business and their advice to others following in their footsteps.
  • September 26, 2019
    Jean-Pierre (J.P) Auffret, director, research partnerships, School of Business has partnered with Angelos Stavrou, Professor, Computer Science and Director, Center for Assurance Research and Engineering in the Volgenau School and Virginia and West Virginia state and local governments to collaborate on cybersecurity and foster regional local government cybersecurity partnerships and initiatives.