Sustainability

Mason-Launched Global Problem Solving Consortium Tackles Food Supply Issue

Posted: July 11, 2014 at 5:05 am, Last Updated: July 23, 2014 at 2:09 pm

Senior Leena Halabi is in Moscow this week, representing Mason at a Global Problem Solving Consortium workshop on food supply.

Future Environmental Leaders Gather for Youth Summit

Posted: June 25, 2014 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: June 24, 2014 at 5:58 pm

Mason welcomes 172 delegates to campus this week for the 2014 Washington Youth Summit on the Environment, a weeklong summer program for high school juniors and seniors.

High School Students Work with Mason Grads in Summer Conservation Classes

Posted: June 24, 2014 at 5:02 am, Last Updated: July 1, 2014 at 9:01 am

Through the Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation’s residential classes held this month in Front Royal, Va., high school juniors and seniors are learning some hands-on lessons from George Mason students and alumni who are passionate about environmental sciences.

Making Computing More Environmentally Friendly

Posted: May 21, 2014 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: May 20, 2014 at 1:25 pm

When most people think of sustainability, the efficiency of a transistor isn’t the first thing that comes to mind, but Mason engineer Houman Homayoun believes adjustments to these small components can have an exponential impact.

New Sustainability Institute Will Tackle ‘Wicked Problems’

Posted: May 20, 2014 at 1:00 pm, Last Updated: May 21, 2014 at 7:04 am

The Institute for a Sustainable Earth will bring together experts from across disciplines to tackle the most pressing challenges of climate change.

Symposium Looks at Sustainability and Resilience

Posted: May 14, 2014 at 5:02 am, Last Updated: May 15, 2014 at 6:54 am

Symposium on Building Sustainability and Resilience will explore how societies can best adapt to challenges of climate change.

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