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Big Data Symposium to Give Students Know-How in Growing Field

Posted: October 29, 2014 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: October 30, 2014 at 7:33 am

George Mason University is teaming with IBM Corp. to give students some “big data” know-how—offering everything from answers to research questions to information on what new jobs are available in this expanding field.

Less CEO Control May Mean Fewer Corporate Scandals, Finance Professor Finds

Posted: October 28, 2014 at 5:02 am, Last Updated: October 27, 2014 at 5:39 pm

The more likely a CEO was to participate in board meetings, the more power a CEO had, a Mason professor’s research finds.

Mason Study Shows Business Leaders Need Courage in the Workplace

Posted: October 15, 2014 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: October 14, 2014 at 6:14 pm

A Mason study says courage is an essential component of effective teamwork.

Residency Lets Students Learn from Alumni Business Leaders, Witness NYSE History

Posted: October 8, 2014 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: October 8, 2014 at 6:35 am

The annual residencies combine real world experience with networking opportunities.

A Student’s Invention for Autistic Children Gets a Boost at Mason’s Business School

Posted: October 8, 2014 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: October 8, 2014 at 12:42 pm

Jade Garrett’s idea that helps those with autism use computers longer and better is in development at Mason. And it’s adorable.

For Executive MBAs, Student-Suggested Course Corrections Are Business as Usual

Posted: October 3, 2014 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: October 2, 2014 at 3:24 pm

An “experience mapping” component of Mason’s EMBA program asks for, and incorporates, suggestions from the students as to what they need from the course to succeed.

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