- February 22, 2024
Five members of the Schar School of Policy and Government’s international and national security faculty took the stage to take questions from in-person and virtual audience members about current events in intelligence. There was plenty to talk about.
- February 20, 2024
She’s helped 450 young families achieve higher education goals since 2010. Now Nicole Lynn Lewis, MPP ’06, is Washingtonian of the Year.
- If You Don’t Know Jack About the Trump Trials, Maybe You Should Listen to McCabe and Gill’s Podcast, ‘Jack’February 19, 2024
Confused about the Trump trials? There’s a podcast for that: Meet “Jack,” the weekly breakdown of all-things Jack Smith hosted by Allison Gill and the Schar School’s Andrew McCabe.
- February 15, 2024
A new study by the Center for Regional Analysis shows the inventory of affordable workforce housing will increase if new arenas are built in Alexandria.
- February 14, 2024
Six whirlwind months as a visiting professor on a Fulbright fellowship at the Schar School helped sinologist Gundumella Venkat Raman teach, learn, and make connections in Washington, D.C.
- February 13, 2024
Two Mason faculty members received year-long grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), part of 260 grants worth $33.8 million from the NEH this year for humanities projects across the country.
- Schar School Dean Mark J. Rozell and Associate Professor Jeremy D. Mayer Share V.O. Key Award for Best Recent Book on Southern PoliticsJanuary 24, 2024
Mark J. Rozell, dean of the Schar School of Policy and Government, and Jeremy D. Mayer, associate professor, attribute the increased success of Black Democratic candidates for statewide office in parts of the South between 2017 and 2022 to demographic changes and an increased willingness of whites to vote for Black candidates running on progressive platforms. Rozell and Mayer use five case studies in their award-winning book to argue that the conditions that precipitated these electoral successes are likely to continue in the future.
- January 9, 2024
With his Minerva Project, Distinguished University Professor J.P. Singh wants to understand “how preferences or interests from society, business, or other government actors shape policy in terms of what countries are doing with their national AI infrastructures.”
- December 6, 2023
A new project, led by Schar School associate professor Jennifer Victor, aims to increase voter awareness and turnout at Mason.
- November 24, 2023
A Chinese scientist modified the genes in human embryos that became living babies. A new paper takes note of the world’s reaction, particularly within China.