Students

University Scholars Institute Tries to Put Millennials in Their Place

Posted: September 2, 2015 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: September 1, 2015 at 5:09 pm

Reconciling perceptions with reality was the goal of the annual University Scholars Institute.

The Right Key: Meet the Woman Who Keeps the Piano Music Going at Mason

Posted: September 2, 2015 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: September 2, 2015 at 11:10 am

As the school’s first and only full-time piano technician, Sapp is responsible for keeping the school’s 65 plus Steinway & Sons pianos tuned and in tip-top condition for hundreds of music students and faculty.

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.

Summer in the Lab: No Lazy Days for These Students

Posted: August 31, 2015 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: September 2, 2015 at 10:50 am

High school and undergraduate students work side-by-side with top researchers on meaningful scientific research projects during the aspiring scientists summer internship.

Message of Opportunity Delivered with Excitement, Energy at New Student Convocation

Posted: August 28, 2015 at 4:59 pm, Last Updated: August 31, 2015 at 9:21 am

Convocation began as a way to engage students, create tradition and help students see that they are part of a community.

Meet Minibot: The Little Robot That Can

Posted: August 28, 2015 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: August 28, 2015 at 11:07 am

Minibot, a pint-size humanoid robot, weighs less than five pounds and can be controlled and manipulated with virtual reality gear by amateur users who have little or no training.