Faculty and Staff News

Volgenau Sweeps Emerging Scholar, Researcher, Creator Awards

Posted: December 15, 2014 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: December 15, 2014 at 9:09 am

To qualify for this award and its $3,000 stipend, the faculty members must be within 10 years of receiving their terminal degrees and have growing national and international recognition of their work.

Two Mason Professors Earn Outstanding Faculty Awards

Posted: December 11, 2014 at 1:35 pm, Last Updated: December 15, 2014 at 5:26 pm

Mason Professors Paul D’Andrea and Lance Liotta were recognized by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.

Transitions

Posted: December 11, 2014 at 5:02 am, Last Updated: December 12, 2014 at 4:11 pm

These are the new hires between Oct. 25 and Nov. 24, 2014, along with transfers and November and December retirees.

Mason Anthropologist Finds Metastatic Cancer in 4,500-year-old Remains

Posted: December 4, 2014 at 11:41 am, Last Updated: December 5, 2014 at 12:31 pm

Concluding that someone who lived 4,500 years ago died of cancer is very relevant to how the causes of modern day cancers are viewed, Daniel Temple says.

New Research on IT Project Planning, Execution Could Save Government Millions

Posted: December 4, 2014 at 5:02 am, Last Updated: December 4, 2014 at 11:10 am

While federal IT projects are generally funded by taxpayer money and therefore face greater scrutiny from the public, the media, the U.S. Congress, and watchdog groups, they often fail to meet schedule and budget targets.

New Study Gives Guidance on How to Pay ‘Overconfident’ CEOs

Posted: December 2, 2014 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: December 3, 2014 at 6:36 am

Mason accounting professor’s study can provide guidance when hiring, paying chief executives.