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Christina Batcheler

Christina Batcheler Program Operations & Public Relations Specialist Research Partnerships & Grants Initiative, School of Business & Center for Assurance Research and Engineering (CARE), Volgenau School of Engineering George Mason University P: 703-993-3746 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030 *For our latest news, please go to our blog at: *To receive our news via email periodically, please send your email to: *Follow our tweets at: *Join our Meetup Group for upcoming events at:

Dr. Toshio Obi, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan Visits Mason; Highlights Potential for Robotics for Ageing Societies

Japan is the world’s first super ageing society with more than 40% of the population projected to be 65 and older by 2050.  Ageing societies though aren’t limited to Japan – many developed as well as developing countries are projected to have at least 30% of their population 65 or higher by 2050 including Korea, […]

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Visiting Humphrey Scholar from Lebanon Works to Empower Lebanese Citizens and Strengthen Local Government

“An excellent opportunity” is how Pierre El Haddad, a Humphrey Fellow visiting scholar from Lebanon to Mason for spring 2017 describes his visit to Mason and stay in Washington. While at Mason, El Haddad is working on two projects, doing research and writing a paper on enhancing the role of private sector in government betterment […]

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Aging Society, Special Needs, Apps, and Robotics Special Event at Merten Hall

In 2050, the elderly population will account for 16 percent of the global population. That is 1.5 billion people over the age of 65, according to the Population Reference Bureau. Caring for those seniors –emotionally, physically and mentally — will be an enormous undertaking, and experts say there will be a shortage of professionals trained […]

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Mason GovCon Starts Off 2017 with Exciting New Initiatives

Mason GovCon, whose aim is to build a distinctive academic competency in the business of the Government Contracting market, is off to a great start, with activities that have launched programs in four Marks of Excellence — academic expertise, career advancement, issues exploration and solutions, and specialized instruction. And have you noticed GovCon’s promotional video? […]

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German Perilla and the Honey Bee Initiative Join the School of Business

Through the Honey Bee Initiative, Perilla researches and promotes sustainable beekeeping and provides outreach to rural communities in El Salvador, Peru and Colombia. In these communities, Perilla assists community members to establish their own hives which then provide environmentally sustainable sources of nutrition and income for their families. Perilla works closely with communities in the […]

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