4-VA at Mason Grants Highlighted at ITL Conference

The recent 10th Annual Innovations in Teaching and Learning Conference at George Mason University featured a wide array of presentations, as faculty shared successful teaching tools and techniques with attendees.  The sharing continued into the poster session — where two Mason professors presented the results of their successful projects developed though 4-VA at Mason grants. Read more about 4-VA at Mason Grants Highlighted at ITL Conference[…]

New Course Promotes a More Sustainable Virginia Food System

Thanks to a seed planted by a 4-VA grant, a unique hands-on course in food sustainability — coordinated by the Director of Environmental and Sustainability Studies at George Mason University, Andrew Wingfield — was piloted this summer at the Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation in Front Royal, Va. Collaborating with Wingfield in the creation of the Read more about New Course Promotes a More Sustainable Virginia Food System[…]

Cyber Training and Education Conference Addresses Critical Shortage of Trained Professionals

Leaders from the business, academic, veterans, and local, state and federal government communities convened recently at the Cyber Training and Education Conference, held on the George Mason University Science and Technology campus in Manassas, Virginia. The conference’s purpose was to tackle a critical issue facing the region — 43,200 vacant jobs in cyber technology waiting Read more about Cyber Training and Education Conference Addresses Critical Shortage of Trained Professionals[…]

WWI: The Music and the Message

“ReSounding the Archives” is a unique, collaborative project between Mason, University of Virginia and Virginia Tech which delightfully brings the music of World War I to life and opens the door to the power of the message behind America’s most popular songs of the time. Archivists, librarians, faculty, and students connected through research and recordings Read more about WWI: The Music and the Message[…]