Archive for July, 2009

Hospital Room Becomes Classroom in This Psychology Course

Posted: July 20, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: February 5, 2010 at 10:33 am

Katherine Garcia learned new things, met new people and earned credit by volunteering at Inova Fairfax Hospital.

What’s Swimming in Your Pool Water?

Posted: July 13, 2009 at 1:19 pm

Mason epidemiologist Kathryn Jacobsen discusses what’s lurking in your pool water.

For Students, Science May Get a Bit Wet: Bay Program to Offer Schools Lessons in Field

Posted: July 13, 2009 at 12:26 pm

Reporter Jennifer Buske writes about the Department of Environmental Science and Policy’s new partnership with Prince William County schools that brings kids to the Chesapeake Bay to learn about watersheds.

The 3-Minute Interview: Yuntao Wu

Posted: July 13, 2009 at 7:49 am, Last Updated: July 13, 2009 at 7:58 am

Mason researcher Yuntao Wu is interviewed concerning his HIV/AIDS research and his involvement in the NYC DC AIDS Research Ride.

Justice: Tough Case Against Telecom

Posted: July 8, 2009 at 1:25 pm

Law Professor Thomas Hazlett talks about whether or not the largest U.S. telecommunication service providers are impeding competition.

Mason Lauded in Great Colleges to Work For Survey

Posted: July 7, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: July 7, 2009 at 8:48 am

For the second year, Mason scores high marks in multiple categories in the Chronicle of Higher Education survey.

Virginia Business Announces CFO Award Winners

Posted: July 6, 2009 at 1:32 pm

Mason Senior Vice President Maurice Scherrens received a CFO Award from Virginia Business.

Technologies That Make a Difference

Posted: July 6, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: July 6, 2009 at 9:50 am

These innovations by Mason researchers may improve the lives of people worldwide.

Economics Student Pokes Holes in North Korea’s Secrecy

Posted: July 6, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: February 5, 2010 at 10:35 am

The Wall Street Journal wrote an article about Curtis Melvin’s blog, North Korean Economy Watch.

Reconsidering the Dimensions of Dinosaurs

Posted: July 6, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: July 2, 2009 at 3:34 pm

The equation used to estimate dinosaurs’ body mass is flawed, says scientist Geoffrey Birchard.