January 14, 2020
Expanding the minds of students and organization leaders is no easy task, but Schar School of Policy and Government adjunct professor and professional coach Penny Potter does not back down from a challenge.
January 08, 2020
Andrew Hughes Hallett, Schar School University Professor Emeritus of Public Policy and Economics, passed away December 31, 2019, after a seven-year battle with cancer. He was 72.
December 18, 2019
One of the highlights of the semester for the graduate and undergraduate students who make up the research team at the Schar School’s Global Terrorism Trends and Analysis Center (GTTAC) was a meeting with Russell Travers, acting director of the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, December 4.
December 18, 2019
Since 1969, Schar School Public Policy Professor Emeritus David Armor has worked on more than 50 cases concerning school desegregation. In the past, he has shown that busing brings few academic advantages, and his latest work concerning the growing "controlled choice" movement has come to similar conclusions.
December 17, 2019
Public Policy PhD candidate Layla M. Hashemi has had a busy year. In addition to doing all the things she needs to do to complete her degree, Hashemi has been invited to participate in several high-profile panel discussions in her area of research: antiquities trafficking and its links to terrorism.
December 12, 2019
Nearly 40 Schar School of Policy and Government students with an interest in national security applied their classroom knowledge to the “real world” as they toured an aircraft carrier, a submarine, and a battleship.
December 11, 2019
More than 200 bankers, builders, and business leaders from around the Washington, D.C., region were witness on Tuesday morning to Stephen Fuller handing off to his successor the crystal ball he reportedly uses when making regional economic forecasts.
December 10, 2019
Giving isn’t what it used to be. Charitable fundraising has undergone significant changes over the past three decades.
December 09, 2019
The Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University is building on the school's existing expertise in security studies (the Schar School is ranked No. 2 by U.S. News & World Report in this category) with a new Graduate Certificate in Strategic Trade.
December 03, 2019
I barely understood the gravity of what I was watching, but it did strike me that this battle was not taking place on some distant battlefield; it was happening in our own backyard, less than 36 miles due west of Baghdad—almost precisely the distance from Washington, DC, to Baltimore, Maryland.