Grants and Awards

Trust Me: Researchers Examine How People and Machines Build Bonds

Posted: February 4, 2015 at 5:02 am, Last Updated: February 3, 2015 at 5:24 pm

Excerpt: Mason professor delves into the underpinnings of trust between people and applies those lessons to how to build trust between people and machines.

Mason Grad Makes Mark at USA Today Sports and on Forbes’ ‘30 Under 30’ List

Posted: February 4, 2015 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: February 4, 2015 at 9:53 am

Mike Foss, a four-year soccer player, turned an internship into a high-profile position at the nation’s biggest newspaper.

Students Win Silver Medal in 2014 University Physics Competition

Posted: February 2, 2015 at 5:03 am, Last Updated: February 4, 2015 at 6:23 am

The competition, held online between Nov. 14 and 16, 2014, received entries from undergraduates at 131 universities across the globe.

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.

Islamic Studies Center Founder Ali Vural Ak to Receive Honorary Degree

Posted: December 16, 2014 at 5:03 am, Last Updated: December 16, 2014 at 12:58 pm

Ak created the Center for Global Islamic Studies on Mason’s Fairfax Campus in 2009, and it has rapidly established itself as one of the most notable institutions in the field.

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.