Science and Technology

Big Data Symposium to Give Students Know-How in Growing Field

Posted: October 29, 2014 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: October 30, 2014 at 7:33 am

George Mason University is teaming with IBM Corp. to give students some “big data” know-how—offering everything from answers to research questions to information on what new jobs are available in this expanding field.

Grave Concerns: Professor’s Research Unearths More than Bones 

Posted: October 28, 2014 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: October 27, 2014 at 12:55 pm

Bethany Usher uses cemeteries to study human health, growth, and community structure.

Mason Student Turns Tragedy into Triumph and Participates in Important Research

Posted: October 27, 2014 at 5:02 am, Last Updated: October 27, 2014 at 9:30 am

Mason student Nick Balenger will be recognized with the Victory Award for his strength in recovering and rehabilitating from a serious neck injury.

Generation Open: Mason Takes a Closer Look at the Effects of Access for All

Posted: October 27, 2014 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: October 24, 2014 at 4:14 pm

Open Access Week gives Mason students the opportunity to debate the merits of free online resources.

Mason Leads Initiative to Record, Digitize Virginia Plant Life

Posted: October 24, 2014 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: October 23, 2014 at 6:08 pm

Approximately 350,000 specimens from Mason’s herbarium will be digitized as part of a database that will hold around 3.4 million records of plant life from the southeastern U.S.

Mason Programs Highly Ranked by Graduateprograms.com

Posted: October 24, 2014 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: October 31, 2014 at 12:30 pm

Engineering and public policy programs get high marks.

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