Health

Determination, Relatability, Experience Help Mason Team Create Award-Winning Website for Family Caregivers

Posted: March 30, 2015 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: March 27, 2015 at 2:56 pm

Working 24 hours straight with little sleep, the Mason students competed against six other Virginia schools in the challenge held on March 21-22.

Volgenau School of Engineering Joins White House’s National Engineering Education Initiative

Posted: March 27, 2015 at 4:22 pm

Together, the schools plan to graduate more than 20,000 formally recognized “Grand Challenge Engineers” over the next decade.

Women and Gender Studies Brings Extra Focus to Women’s History Month

Posted: March 26, 2015 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: March 26, 2015 at 9:20 am

Instructors from various academic units incorporate Women’s and Gender Studies material into their classroom curriculum.

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 study shows mindfulness has holistic benefits for student-athletes

Posted: March 20, 2015 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: March 20, 2015 at 2:08 pm

Yoga and mindfulness methods are a powerful combination to cut stress and boost energy for student athletes and possibly everyone else too, Mason study shows.

Mason to Host First Multidisciplinary Research Symposium

Posted: March 18, 2015 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: March 18, 2015 at 1:26 pm

Broadly organized around the topic of health, it is open to all interested researchers. Faculty, staff, students and alumni are invited to participate.