Politics and Policy

Students Share Their Stories with Legislators

Posted: January 30, 2015 at 5:11 pm, Last Updated: January 30, 2015 at 5:31 pm

In the chilly pre-dawn hours of Jan. 29, about 150 George Mason University students donned their green and gold, and boarded buses to travel to Richmond, Va., to interact with state legislators as part of Mason Lobbies 2015.

Mason Lobbies Richmond on Thursday on Key Higher Ed Issues

Posted: January 28, 2015 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: January 27, 2015 at 4:47 pm

The theme of this year’s Mason Lobbies Day is “One School, One Voice.”

Mason Gets Schooled on Health Care Reform

Posted: January 27, 2015 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: January 27, 2015 at 12:17 pm

For the first time in history, there is a law that is focused on the elevation of population health, Nichols says.

Mason Professor Helps State Develop Accountable Health Communities

Posted: January 26, 2015 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: January 23, 2015 at 5:10 pm

The idea is to find people in the community who are vulnerable and provide them not only with health care services they need, but also offer a continuum of services that contribute to better health outcomes.

The President’s Blog: Sustainable Development Goals in a University for the World

Posted: January 23, 2015 at 4:42 pm, Last Updated: January 25, 2015 at 6:51 pm

A movement has formed under the name Action/2015 to make sure we all learn about the importance of what is at stake for the world this year.

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.