Aug 10 2017

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Redefining Excellence

The Washington Post recognized Mason alum Nathaniel Provencio as 2017 Principal of the Year for the metropolitan area. Provencio frequently chats with students, learning their names and developing relationships with their parents.

Mason Alumnus Provencio Named Principal of the Year

Inclusive and Accessible

PhD candidate Andrew Salamone, who is visually impaired, created a podcast for a history class assignment that originally called for students to create a video.

Adapting Assignment Let Student Tell Story His Way

Pioneering Research

Nereyda Sevilla created a computer model for tracking and stopping suspected pandemics transmitted by air travel. She studied biodefense at Mason’s Schar School of Policy and Government.

Research May Help Your Health When Flying

Focused on Your Future

Desmond Moffitt wants to create a program in which teachers get cultural competency training and study abroad for a semester.

Dedication to Schoolkids Guides His Career Path

Located for Opportunity

Laurence Bray, associate chair of the Department of Bioengineering, developed the popular Applied Neurotechnologies course, which combines classroom learning with clinical experience at Inova Fairfax Hospital’s campus. “The class filled up in half a day,” Bray said.

Class Gives Students Clinical Experience at Hospital

Driven to Serve

Robinson Professor John Paden retires in May after a 30-year career at Mason, but he won’t be slowing down. “I’m not the kind to go fishing and watch the clouds go by,” he says. “Nigeria never lets me go.”

Retiring Professor Donates Africa, Asia Collection

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