Science and Technology

Mason Alumni, Students Organize Drive to Recruit Bone Marrow Donors

Posted: February 25, 2015 at 11:24 am

George Mason University students are banding together with a national nonprofit to increase awareness about the need for bone marrow donors and perhaps save the life of a woman given 90 days to live.

Great Escape: Mason Physicist Expands Satellite’s Atmospheric Studies

Posted: February 24, 2015 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: February 24, 2015 at 7:52 am

Yiğit is working to interpret and scrutinize the data MAVEN is collecting now that it has entered the atmosphere of the Red Planet and begun to send back information.

Future Engineers Fix Equipment in Guatemalan Hospitals

Posted: February 20, 2015 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: February 20, 2015 at 12:45 pm

The team spent three weeks at Guatemalan hospitals troubleshooting, repairing and, if necessary, disposing of donated medical devices and supplies.

Mason Professor to Lead Webinar Discussion on Measles, Vaccine Laws

Posted: February 18, 2015 at 1:18 pm, Last Updated: February 19, 2015 at 9:06 am

The webinar, “Measles, Vaccines and the State Exemption Laws: Understanding Critical Science Issues” will begin at noon Thursday and will include a panel discussion on evidence-based research.

Mason Experiences Growing Trend for Active Learning Classrooms

Posted: February 17, 2015 at 5:02 am, Last Updated: February 16, 2015 at 5:16 pm

There is a movement in higher education toward more flexible seating options in classrooms as opposed to fixed rows.

Students from Mason and Korea’s POSTECH Work Together on Problem-solving

Posted: February 16, 2015 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: February 16, 2015 at 7:37 am

The students learned hands-on design methods that look at problems from multiple angles to design the most effective product.