Archive for February, 2010

Airlines Hunker Down in Another Snowstorm

Posted: February 26, 2010 at 10:18 am

Lance Sherry, director of the Center for Air Transportation Systems Research, provides insight into the policy of airlines canceling flights in advance of heavy storms.

For Soldiers, Single Motherhood Becomes Another Battlefield

Posted: February 26, 2010 at 9:30 am

Columnist Mary Eberstadt features the work of CHHS’ Mona Ternus in a piece about the effects of military deployment on women.

Era of No Consensus — Why Obama Is Not FDR

Posted: February 24, 2010 at 2:54 pm, Last Updated: February 26, 2010 at 10:06 am

Mason’s presidential historian Richard Norton Smith’s essay comparing President Obama and FDR was featured in a recent issue of Time magazine.

Big Sports — Big Cost

Posted: February 23, 2010 at 5:32 pm, Last Updated: February 26, 2010 at 10:06 am

Tony Roshan Samara, assistant professor of sociology, states that host nations and cities are unlikely to recoup the costs of events such as the Olympics or World Cup.

Israeli-Palestinian conflict — discussion with Marc Gopin

Posted: February 22, 2010 at 4:58 pm, Last Updated: February 26, 2010 at 10:07 am

Marc Gopin, professor at the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, discusses citizen diplomacy and Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts.

Going Back to Their Roots at Nikkei Senior Gardens

Posted: February 22, 2010 at 1:22 pm

CHHS’ Andrew Carle is interviewed concerning niche communities for seniors.

Safety Communication Is an Olympic Event for Mason Researcher

Posted: February 22, 2010 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: February 22, 2010 at 9:24 am

Allan Turner is collecting feedback from Vancouver Transit Police and border security officials on a new multiband radio system.

Americans Favor Conservation, But Few Practice It

Posted: February 22, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: February 22, 2010 at 11:55 am

“This lack of citizen engagement may help to explain why Congress is being so timid in addressing climate change,” says Mason’s Edward Maibach.

Founders Hall Taking Shape on Arlington Campus

Posted: February 22, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: February 19, 2010 at 4:31 pm

The framework for the new seven-story building — a massive addition to the Arlington landscape — has been completed.

GMU Researchers Hope to Customize Breast Cancer Treatment

Posted: February 21, 2010 at 3:54 pm

The College of Science’s Lance Liotta and Emanuel Petricoin talk about their new clinical trial to study whether medical professionals can customize treatment for patients with metastatic breast cancer.