Archive for January, 2010

Publisher Roger Lathbury Recalls Book Deal with J.D. Salinger that Went Sour

Posted: January 29, 2010 at 8:36 am, Last Updated: January 29, 2010 at 8:37 am

The story of how Mason’s Roger Lathbury almost….almost…had a book deal with J.D. Salinger.

Mastropieri Honored with Virginia Outstanding Faculty Award

Posted: January 28, 2010 at 4:13 pm, Last Updated: January 28, 2010 at 4:14 pm

University Professor Margo Mastropieri will receive the commonwealth’s highest honor for faculty at Virginia’s colleges and universities.

Harsh Winter a Sign of Disruptive Climate Change, Report Says

Posted: January 28, 2010 at 1:04 pm

Edward Maibach, director of Mason’s Center for Climate Change Communication, was interviewed by the Washington Post on his latest survey on public opinion about climate change.

Economics Rap Battle

Posted: January 28, 2010 at 10:54 am

Russell Roberts, professor of economics, co-created this catchy rap video explaining the contrast in theories from legendary economists John Maynard Keynes and  Friedrich Hayek.

State of the Union Preview with Stephen Farnsworth

Posted: January 27, 2010 at 11:22 am, Last Updated: January 28, 2010 at 9:43 am

In this radio clip, Stephen Farnsworth, assistant professor of communication, discusses President Obama’s first year and previews the State of the Union speech with CBS Radio White House correspondent, Peter Maer.

Krasnow Institute Advances with New Labs, Research and Researchers

Posted: January 25, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: January 25, 2010 at 10:12 am

Mason’s research facility dedicated to “moving forward our knowledge of how mind emerges from brain” has added a new wing and a high-tech microscope.

Students Transform Shipping Container into Sustainable Exhibition Space

Posted: January 25, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: January 22, 2010 at 3:42 pm

School of Art students worked with Professor Tom Ashcraft to transform a steel box into a meaningful artistic space.

The lonely man of peace

Posted: January 22, 2010 at 12:24 pm, Last Updated: January 28, 2010 at 5:52 pm

Feature story on Marc Gopin, Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution professor, and his citizen dipolomacy efforts in Syria.

Earthquake in Haiti: Mason’s Response

Posted: January 21, 2010 at 12:20 pm

As in past natural disasters, the George Mason University community has banded together to help victims caught up in tragedy.

GMU Developing Proteomic Profile to Personalize Gleevec Treatment for CRC

Posted: January 20, 2010 at 2:39 pm, Last Updated: January 20, 2010 at 3:38 pm

The Pharmacogenomics Reporter talks to Mason cancer researcher Emanuel Petricoin about his new clinical trial and the technology behind it.