October 15, 2009
October 15, 2009
October 12, 2009
With a new grant from the American Psychological Foundation, Lauren Cattaneo is working with a local court system to collect data on victims’ experiences filing court orders.
April 28, 2009
With dire news reports each day on our economic recession, job loss and other downturns, it might be refreshing to know that there are researchers out there exploring ways people can be happier.
April 23, 2009
Just as humans reveal much about themselves through their behavior, animals do the same. And for animal behaviorists such as Elizabeth Freeman, assistant professor in New Century College, any sneeze, dance or stomp could be the key to unlocking the mystery behind why animals do what they do.
April 20, 2009
Anyone who uses the Internet regularly is aware of the risk that their computer may become infected with a virus, spyware or other types of malware.
April 9, 2009
According to the National Science Foundation’s most recent annual report ranking colleges and universities across the nation in research expenditures, Mason is now fourth among Virginia schools and ranked 159th in the country for total research and development expenditures.
April 8, 2009
Mason has been awarded a contract — valued at more than $7 million if fully funded over three years — by the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization (JIEDDO) for research and development to counter improvised explosive devices (IEDs).
April 6, 2009
A reduction in passengers and scheduled flights led to a decrease in airline passenger trip delays in 2008, according to a new report by Mason’s Center for Air Transportation Systems Research.
March 13, 2009
With Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and high school and college graduations approaching, there will be plenty of gift giving and well wishes. When those start pouring in, let yourself be grateful.
March 4, 2009
When the economy worsens, what happens to diversity programs and affirmative action policies in the workplace? New research suggests that workplace discrimination can actually increase when people feel threatened by outside factors such as finances.