Education

Graduating Seniors Share Advice, Mason Highlights

Posted: December 17, 2014 at 5:02 am, Last Updated: December 17, 2014 at 2:51 pm

Nearly 8,000 undergraduate students will receive their degrees Thursday, Dec. 18.

University Leaders to Host Budget Forum on Friday

Posted: December 16, 2014 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: December 15, 2014 at 2:06 pm

Provost David Wu and Senior Vice President for Administration and Finance J.J. Davis will host the forum.

Mason LIFE Students Gain Career Skills through Meaningful Internships

Posted: December 11, 2014 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: December 10, 2014 at 1:29 pm

Mason LIFE is one of more than three dozen such comprehensive transition programs in the United States.

New Research Shows Parents Play Vital Role in Molding Future Scientists

Posted: December 1, 2014 at 5:02 am, Last Updated: December 2, 2014 at 5:12 pm

Parent and family involvement are the number one reason why youngsters grow up to be scientists, engineers and mathematicians, says ground-breaking Mason research.

Talk It Out: A New Way to Teach Calculus That Leads to Student Success

Posted: November 12, 2014 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: November 11, 2014 at 1:19 pm

Shocked by the national failure rate of college calculus courses, Mason professor questions the status quo and finds new way to teach students the reasoning behind the equations.

 

Making a Mark: $2 Million Faculty Gift Endows Science Education Chair

Posted: November 10, 2014 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: November 8, 2014 at 7:06 pm

The $2 million gift from the Sterling Family Foundation was announced Friday at the conclusion of a symposium celebrating Professor Donna R. Sterling’s 21-year career as a pioneer in science education.