Politics and Policy

A Cultural Awakening Leads to Abundance of Conflict Resolution Opportunities

Posted: September 1, 2015 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: September 1, 2015 at 1:39 pm

At Mason, Vanessa Cardenas monitors the globe for genocides and started an educational program offering English language lessons to school children in Senegal via Skype.

Mason Appoints New Director of the Center for Regional Analysis 

Posted: August 24, 2015 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: August 24, 2015 at 10:27 am

Terry Clower takes the helm as Stephen Fuller becomes senior advisor. 

Mason’s Michael Shank Joins White House Climate Change Group

Posted: August 19, 2015 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: August 19, 2015 at 8:44 am

New group will communicate the ‘groundswell’ of activity at local level.

Mason’s Laurie Neff Appointed to Governor’s Veterans Services Board

Posted: August 17, 2015 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: August 14, 2015 at 2:09 pm

Neff is longtime director of Mason’s free legal clinic for vets and their families.

Mason Student Strives to Bring Peace Before Dangerous African Vote

Posted: August 14, 2015 at 10:35 am, Last Updated: August 20, 2015 at 11:29 am

Sixte Vigny Nimuraba uses peace-building skills to ease conflicts in Burundi.

Mason Policy Graduate Becomes Bike-Sharing Trailblazer

Posted: August 14, 2015 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: August 17, 2015 at 4:16 pm

Paul DeMaio earned a Mason degree and helped launch a transportation alternative movement.