Politics and Policy

10 Congressional Candidates Meet in Mason Forum May 5

Posted: April 18, 2014 at 5:12 am, Last Updated: April 18, 2014 at 7:02 am

Foreign relations, domestic issues and personal aspirations will be explored during a forum among Democratic candidates campaigning for Virginia’s 8th Congressional District seat on Monday, May 5.

Women-in-Combat Plaintiff to Present Keynote at Gender and Conflict Center Reception

Posted: April 9, 2014 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: April 8, 2014 at 5:32 pm

Col. Ellen Haring, a PhD student in the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, was one of two Army Reserve plaintiffs in the landmark 2012 lawsuit that challenged the Department of Defense policy of excluding women from a quarter million combat positions solely on the basis of their gender.

Student Law Journal Hosts Former U.S. Attorney General

Posted: April 7, 2014 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: April 8, 2014 at 7:00 am

The National Security Law Journal hosted its second annual spring symposium, “Safe and Surveilled,” featuring former U.S. Attorney General Michael B. Mukasey.

New Distance Learning Conflict Resolution Courses Reach into the World’s War Zones

Posted: March 25, 2014 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: March 26, 2014 at 6:58 am

The School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution has developed a distance learning program that allows students to complete the requirements for a master’s degree in 35 credit hours of core courses and compelling electives without having to attend classes on campus.

Unaccountability Abounds: Mason Professor’s Presentation Shines Light on the Corruption that Matters Most

Posted: March 21, 2014 at 5:31 am, Last Updated: March 25, 2014 at 6:52 am

“Defining Corruption Down: How the West Created an Anti-Corruption Industry and Put Blinders on Its Own Misdeeds” is a Mason Vision Series Lecture to be given by Janine Wedel on Monday, March 24.

Transportation Center Launches Industry Library

Posted: March 20, 2014 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: March 20, 2014 at 9:45 am

George Mason University’s Center for Transportation Public-Private Partnership Policy has launched an online library of research and resources on public-private partnerships.

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