Gazette Archive: Syllabus

School of Management Course Rewards Top Entrepreneurship Plans

Posted: January 4, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Students taking the New Venture Creation course found that with hard work they could create a little cash for themselves as well.

Innovative Marine Mammal Course Blends Biology, Conservation

Posted: December 19, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

How does a university located far from the reaches of the open sea end up with one of the nation’s most cutting-edge courses in marine mammal biology and conservation? It’s due to a species particular to inside the Washington, D.C., Beltway, explains Mason professor Chris Parsons.

The nation’s capital may not support many cetaceans (the scientific order that includes whales, dolphins and porpoises), but it is prime habitat for international marine mammal conservationists. “A lot of the decisions are made in D.C.,” says Parsons.

Art as Social Action

Posted: November 9, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

On Halloween last Wednesday, the Art as Social Action students dressed up in creative costumes made of trash and recycled materials and paraded through campus to raise awareness about sustainability.

Class Links Government Studies and Technology

Posted: November 9, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Students who took Char Miller’s section of Government 490 this past summer have a leg up in today’s multimedia world by gaining hands-on experience linking government studies with the mastery of new media.