Archive for December, 2011

Our Tradition: Tales of Christmas Catastrophe, Holiday Harm

Posted: December 22, 2011 at 11:28 am

Mason psychologist Todd Kashdan comments on the media’s tendency to focus on the negative aspects of the holiday season.

George Mason University Names Ángel Cabrera New President

Posted: December 16, 2011 at 11:07 am

NBC 4 sits down with Ángel Cabrera to discuss his background and how he will lead Mason.

George Mason University names Spanish-born educator Ángel Cabrera as president

Posted: December 16, 2011 at 9:13 am

Mason’s announcement of the university’s sixth president, Ángel Cabrera, is detailed.

Board of Visitors Selects Dr. Ángel Cabrera as the Sixth President of George Mason University, Effective July 1, 2012

Posted: December 15, 2011 at 8:32 am, Last Updated: November 12, 2012 at 4:54 pm

The George Mason University Board of Visitors (BOV) has unanimously selected Dr. Ángel Cabrera to serve as the next president of George Mason University.

Gov. Bob McDonnell Issues Statement on Election of Ángel Cabrera as the Next President of George Mason University

Posted: December 14, 2011 at 2:12 pm, Last Updated: December 15, 2011 at 3:05 pm

The governor congratulates Cabrera and thanks President Alan Merten for his service and success at Mason.

Let the Music Play: Study Finds Teens’ Listening Habits Help Teach Civics

Posted: December 13, 2011 at 1:01 am, Last Updated: December 20, 2011 at 4:16 pm

Education professor Anthony Pellegrino and his colleagues analyzed the intersection of music and civics for high school students.

Mason Alumna Shares Her Experience to Improve Global Maternal Health

Posted: December 13, 2011 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: December 20, 2011 at 4:14 pm

Sarah Jean Hanson, BS Biology ’02, has made a career of providing health care access to women around the globe.

Students Work for Positive Change On and Off Campus

Posted: December 12, 2011 at 5:09 pm, Last Updated: December 15, 2011 at 11:27 am

Whether as part of Greek organizations, student interest groups or academic departments, students find ways to give back to their communities.

Researchers to Study STEM-Focused High Schools

Posted: December 9, 2011 at 2:14 pm, Last Updated: December 19, 2011 at 10:29 am

Researchers have a four-year, $2.8 million National Science Foundation grant to see what works at schools focused on science, technology, engineering and math.

More to Forensic Science Than Meets the Eye

Posted: December 8, 2011 at 5:12 pm, Last Updated: December 9, 2011 at 11:36 am

Because of Mason’s proximity to Washington, D.C., the program is able to bring in guest experts from almost every federal agency.