The 2019 Social Good Summit is fast approaching. On September 22nd, at the 92nd Street Y, the tenth annual Summit will bring together global citizens to share their ideas on creating a sustainable future for humankind. Tickets are on sale now, and we hope you’ll join us. Every year, SGS promotes the Sustainable Development Goals, […]
Everyone needs a cheese tube. That's the unexpected lesson Valerie Schremp Hahn, a features reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, learned on Tuesday after she posted a photo of a brilliant cheese hack her 9-year-old daughter concocted. Hahn's daughter took an old lip balm tube and filled it with cheese so that she could have […]
A new back-to-school PSA released by the nonprofit gun violence prevention group Sandy Hook Promise on Wednesday is hard to watch, but there is a point. School shootings are preventable, if enough people are educated about the signs. The video starts like a typical back-to-school commercial, with students cheerily showing off recent purchases like binders […]
Amazon announced a major new feature for Alexa as it gears up for the 2020 elections. In a post published on Wednesday, Amazon announced that Alexa users will be able to donate to presidential candidates through the voice-activated virtual assistant’s Alexa Political Contributions feature as early as next month. SEE ALSO: Now any idiot off […]
Huawei has a big event on Thursday, Sept. 19, but thanks to a major leak, we probably know what the company is launching. According to Android Headlines, the company will show several flavors of its new flagship phone, the Huawei Mate 30. A new smartwatch and a fitness tracker will make an appearance, too, as […]
The George Mason statue is kitty-corner to the Johnson Center and the Mason Pond Parking Deck, where guests can easily park on the first three levels (Fairfax campus map). As soon-to-be emeritus faculty, I'm always happy to meet with friends and my former Mason students on campus.
Film critic and GMU alum Kevin McCarthy encouraged students during his many visits to my GMU classes to pursue internships and "get noticed!" See some of Kevin's terrific interviews on his Nerd Tears website.