March 2019


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Upcoming Events

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News stories about VSE that have been posted:

Beyond Mason

·         The Baltimore Sun: Mason professor emeritus George Donohue (Volgenau) op-eds on opposition to new taxes in Anne Arundel.<https://secure-web.cisco.com/1_R8oH1kryC4h5hI8AwKFi8fgu763IybQ-FAivb5l7XcuIOmeJOZqKSaczs60HlH8hs8psO4EF5vhxUQFbNAn7UgEcNuAkArYdIqyAEIS8Dws14wAUOqROqWq3gz4e5DxH6IQY3uAHViBS_t8S5wXyrzGai-WO_AgLpCcuhD-5a_21m3JCYPDoQBrPciSL8v5QjFrSqKr_ZOCMrQTm3u5Cik0ksUG71bvmcm5rDQPEkk4dsv3ng1uopyRbgV0Iiin5cAzqU99C1ZCW29E5piECLT8IjnGG9AU8H1Q8R2e9lrs_H4DGJ4yy149b8loUkVmB8dINVElpW5OVHxIR-8Um7pe1LByOe1egTq2sgQwqGKXs3QVEx59gXBNM09puXxkAgh4zjH9s5wpYN4-s_ZZkLKXMjZZZz2BXoppaEYlhDCZpAS0qA7QRnqSG3ZUt3Qo9k6LOgXqmlSkEM7lCnb-qw/https%3A%2F%2Fwww.baltimoresun.com%2Fac-ce-column-donohue-20190301-story.html>

·         Virginia Business: Micron Technology Inc., plans to expand its semiconductor plant significantly, and the city of Manassas will work closely with major educational institutions, including Mason, to ensure graduates are qualified and technically-skilled for the company’s jobs.<http://secure-web.cisco.com/1Sy1Jerk9VuiLE1EsYlM32rkiSqFuGZskwET1RtOxmmqTbhCVwjNgbcr0-rlqOqZ7FV6eZoqcFQxmcVdCz2FLHZxI6MTMYCIjU_ny3ZPfPcC-KoQrJQt86EVcOxP7iMG4a2La8Zfq1nI_Qfle9m6N4ZKU5xjhzAb1Qujz_J1kglmJitY1CQuriLY3W9L4BW780ZDTdNgapambq5BgjOGOz1vccUuzSPNRdNg1IglLK7tJjxiWX9UQ6EfJLSLVS3YYBAWZktp4BQmnJdr_IVN52DzKV0ardir4f1LFXy7ndsToqtrh5RpEdvXkBYSF0UmWTI18zj8CBrp6CfYeRdR5P1KsDd14oJnip51citxNRY-NtgE60pSbIUZnl5I1WCjLer3nxfcQoQVtJUjgI_3xuaJA9d-jcndsdNXUF8QdzVgStRFf5bvFOoJijTKPI4fcKbtAdY-M3dwvWt2O3JFsJA/http%3A%2F%2Fwww.virginiabusiness.com%2Fnews%2Farticle%2Fdont-forget-micron>

·         CISION PR Newswire. PARC and George Mason University Selected for DARPA Configuration Security Project.<https://secure-web.cisco.com/1pdS-fOBBtTWKc8IfeVmprGiehlioyie4SbvxMttoYzhnPImAxK8IgS4q-vtVWwNomvqpbb00atIuf6yjLBlf3yvxU6eKviz2asJB4cIyqwX0fmuh26qqn7fKgUEVMhJlfcEgVC7ANDHFhNZcAaXiwCm-1RFHyFTLsPJvN5FmH5wqqeIiB9iHO5mpKjDwY5Pt71pfAoGAFGxW55DT2rlxFzUWCpVuybsNnegSnQqpVe361_aPUcpZv_JeVBQWmEsgtnOXX39paZgJa3G51KQACJK1tDA2JzEjLcZAL726eIX-iFYbBZ4z6SOIDmFEcFlV4WibIpn5ibbMC11cw7cnJ2NV9FnwtA5jToAsVyk3BnaS44EFX-h6usI1ijFc04V4ufWeC6KITJ4eZsZ6SgMTd__dXhHE9rkTDJCg7CW0XWZz0y7Pg_AuZHx_MOkfFp70AitJ98_rEdvOvQ-SbiPHCQ/https%3A%2F%2Fwww.prnewswire.com%2Fnews-releases%2Fparc-and-george-mason-university-selected-for-darpa-configuration-security-project-300793379.html>

On the Mason News page https://www2.gmu.edu/news

·         His career plan? Invest in himself.<https://www2.gmu.edu/news/574081> Alexei Sothoron has two undergraduate degrees from Mason, including one with a double major. Now he's going for his master's.

·         Mason enrolling more women in engineering and computer science fields, report shows<https://www2.gmu.edu/news/575066>. In a recently released report, 253 public colleges and universities were surveyed for the percentage of women who earned undergraduate degrees during the 2016–17 school year. Mason was ranked 31st in engineering and 127th in computer science, according to the most recent data.

On the VSE News page https://volgenau.gmu.edu/news/572501

  *   Police officer aspires to use data to fight crime. Mochammad Yunnus Saputra, who is getting a master's degree in applied information technology, is sharpening his engineering skills so he can use data to solve crimes in Indonesia where he has been a police officer for 13 years.

Photo of the Week
Meena Alzamani (on right) and Luz Meryln Vargas in the Atrium of the Nguyen Building during Engineers Week. Vargaz is a post-doctoral student working with Remi Veneziano, assistant professor in the Department of Bioengineering.

If you have suggestions for other stories, please submit them to Martha Bushong, [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>.


Up-coming Events

Whether you're looking for a specific event or browsing, our calendar lets you know what’s happening at the school. Here is a sample of what’s coming in the next several weeks. For more information visit our calendar<https://volgenau.gmu.edu/events#/?i=1> on the web. From this page, you can share the event on social media, get updates, forward to friends, or save it to your own calendar.

March 8 CASBBI, 1 p.m., Krasnow Institute Room 229. The Center for Adaptive Systems for Brain-Body Interactions (CASBBI), led by Siddhartha Sikdar (bioengineering), Jim Thompson (psychology), and Lynn Gerber (health administration and policy), has been selected for base funding by a team led by the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President S. David Wu. This group meets weekly. Pizza and coffee are provided.

April 16 – 5:30 - 8:30 p.m., Dewberry Hall. Sixth Annual Volgenau School of Engineering Undergraduate Research Celebration. Volgenau School of Engineering students will showcase their research and scholarship for the school and university community.

For information about getting your event posted visit: https://volgenau.gmu.edu/events

Martha Bushong
Director of Communication & External Affairs Volgenau School of Engineering
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