Posts Tagged ‘George Mason University’

Mason Incubator Produces Business Solutions and Opportunities

Posted: March 30, 2016 at 9:16 am

  By Damian Cristodero College campuses are places where ideas can grow into real-world solutions. In 2009, Anup Ghosh, then chief scientist in the Center for Secure Information Systems at George Mason University, began developing a unique way to protect computer networks from malicious malware. His research fell squarely into the center’s mandate of finding […]

Mason in Loudoun creates new opportunities

Posted: October 28, 2014 at 6:00 pm

The gates to Mason opened even wider Monday when we officially unveiled our new Mason in Loudoun site, in partnership with Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA). NOVA President Bob Templin (scissors in hand with me in the photo) and I share a philosophy: the more talented students we can help earn college degrees, the better we […]

The Mission of the University according to Ortega

Posted: November 23, 2012 at 6:59 am

A Mason colleague recently directed me to Spanish, 20th Century philosopher Ortega’s essay on the mission of the university (José Ortega y Gasset, 1931, Misión de la Universidad, pdf in Spanish). The text is indeed priceless and very pertinent for our ongoing task to craft a new mission statement for the university.  It raises questions […]