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Jamaican American Alumna Takes Ownership of Culture by Greg Johnson -- Feb 22nd 2021
Texas-born and raised Gabrielle Webster, BA Integrative Studies ’14, MS in Management ’16, first learned about George Mason University through her high school debate team. Now, as a double alumna, Webster is equipped to forge her ascending career in management while also giving back to the School [...]
Forty years ago, a landmark Supreme Court decision upholding patent protection for genetically engineered organisms ushered in the entire biotechnology industry. A policy paper by School of Business Associate Professor of Global Strategy and Entrepreneurship Mahesh Joshi, Ph.D., and colleagues reviewing [...]
The Value of Preparation by Greg Johnson -- Feb 11th 2021
If there’s one thing that stuck with Ola Sage, MS Technology Management ’99, from her time studying at the School of Business, it is the importance of preparation. Preparation is what her intensive workload came down to—preparation for her career, preparation for each class, preparation for any [...]
The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the gold standard for business school accreditation worldwide, has extended the School of Business at George Mason University’s accreditation for both business and accounting until 2025. The School of Business has been accredited in [...]
Mason’s online master’s of science in accounting was ranked first in Virginia, 26th among public universities, and 38th overall. The accounting program is focused on developing knowledgeable leaders to overcome the challenges of the future and provide solutions. It offers classes in module format [...]
For the past 50 years, there has been a stable consensus about the benefits of competition in the Department of Defense. Unfortunately, infrequent “winner-take-all” programs, for example, favor large incumbents and often lead to de facto monopoly positions. Contracting practices, moreover, can reinforce [...]
The flourishing reputation of the George Mason University School of Business is a tribute to the remarkable accomplishments of its distinguished alumni. The cliché heard around many colleges is that students are being prepared for the “real word.” But what sets Mason apart is that the “real world [...]
Leveling Up by Greg Johnson -- Dec 2nd 2020
The George Mason University School of Business prides itself in being a place for lifelong learning, a place where professionals of all experience levels can continue to grow and rise in their respective fields. It’s a place where already successful businesspeople eagerly come to learn from their [...]
International Alumna Finds Home at Mason by Greg Johnson -- Nov 30th 2020
Many individuals speak of their time attending university as being their formative years. Coming from China, Yingjun Chen, MS Management ’18, not only grew as a business graduate student, but she also had to adjust to an entirely new country and culture. While it was undoubtedly an arduous transition [...]
MBA Alumnus Celebrates Native American Ancestry by Greg Johnson -- Nov 23rd 2020
For Charles “Chuck” Schue, Executive MBA ’05, his Native American heritage plays a significant role in his identity. On his mother’s side of the family, he is descended from the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Nation. He has made it a priority to incorporate numerous Cherokee traditions and activities [...]