Faculty and Staff News

Finding a Better Way to Teach Grade School Students About Math

Posted: January 27, 2015 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: January 26, 2015 at 2:58 pm

Mason is leading $1.3 million National Science Foundation grant to train math teachers to use innovative techniques to help build a lifelong love of math starting in grade school.

Deborah Goodings to Lead NSF Division of Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation

Posted: January 26, 2015 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: January 26, 2015 at 11:46 am

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has selected Deborah J. Goodings as director of the Division of Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation of the Directorate for Engineering.

Making a case for stricter exemptions for childhood vaccinations

Posted: January 23, 2015 at 5:02 am, Last Updated: January 23, 2015 at 7:26 am

Although studies show that stricter rules on exemptions could help reduce cases of vaccine preventable diseases, many legislative initiatives have been focused on expanding exemptions.

Former Mason Law School Dean Dies

Posted: January 22, 2015 at 5:02 am, Last Updated: January 22, 2015 at 1:33 pm

Henry G. Manne, former dean of Mason’s School of Law, died Jan. 17, 2015, at the age of 86. Manne served as dean of Mason’s School of Law from 1986 to 1997 and was a George Mason University Foundation Professor until 1999. The school’s Henry G. Manne Moot Court Competition for Law and Economics and…

Transitions

Posted: January 21, 2015 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: January 20, 2015 at 4:43 pm

These are the new hires from Nov. 25 through Dec. 24, 2014, and retirees for January 2015.

Mason School of Theater Director Makes Leap from Theater Stage to Political Stage

Posted: January 12, 2015 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: January 16, 2015 at 12:11 pm

Elston, who has been the director of the School of Theater four of his 13 years at Mason, says the experience will help him be a better local lawmaker.