Faculty and Staff News

In Memoriam: Noted Researcher and Scholar Raja Parasuraman

Posted: March 26, 2015 at 1:05 pm, Last Updated: March 26, 2015 at 1:21 pm

Parasuraman studied human factors—how humans interact with machines—and cognitive neuroscience, which considers how the physiological structure of the brain affects our ability to acquire knowledge and understanding.

Koyama Presents This Year’s Fenwick Fellow Lecture

Posted: March 26, 2015 at 5:02 am, Last Updated: March 25, 2015 at 4:50 pm

Mercatus Center senior scholar Mark Koyama, assistant professor in the Economics Department, will present his findings on “The Birth of Religious Freedom: Liberalism, Rule of Law, and State Capacity, 1100–1800,” at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, in room 228 of the Gateway Library in the Johnson Center. Koyama is this year’s Fenwick Fellow. For his…

Miller, Olesova Win 2015 Online Learning Consortium Award

Posted: March 26, 2015 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: March 25, 2015 at 4:41 pm

Miller and Olesova incorporated experiential learning opportunities throughout the course to achieve a student-centered approach to teaching and learning.

Mason Provost Names New Dean of College of Visual and Performing Arts

Posted: March 24, 2015 at 5:04 pm

Rick Davis has been appointed as dean of George Mason’s College of Visual and Performing Arts effective May 25.

Mason Researcher Works to Understand How Aerobic Exercise Benefits Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury

Posted: March 24, 2015 at 12:01 pm, Last Updated: March 24, 2015 at 12:57 pm

In a pilot study, Lisa Chin found that aerobic exercise training helped improve general cognitive functions of an injured brain.

Mason Budget Forum Scheduled for March 30

Posted: March 23, 2015 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: March 24, 2015 at 12:57 pm

Administrators to detail how higher education fared in Virginia’s most recent legislative session.