If you’re a canine lover, you know all the perks of having a pooch: There’s *always* a hyper fluffball to play with when you get home. If your pizza delivery shows up or there’s an Amazon Prime package, your dog alerts you ASAP through bark code, even though they might get a little too protective […]
Disaster relief is most commonly thought of as providing food, water, and shelter to those affected by calamitous events beyond their control. But as communities in places like Texas and Puerto Rico are learning, disaster relief that only alleviates physical wants is not enough to put their communities back on their feet. After first responders […]
The World Maker Faire is an annual festival of engineers, artists, innovators, tinkerers, entrepreneurs, craftspeople, and techies. It's like the love child of Burning Man and Comic-Con, where people come together to proudly showcase their inventions, learn from, and collaborate with each other. It's happening in New York City Sept. 22 to 23, and in […]
Nothing beats playtime with your doggo. They’re always down for a tug-of-war match, a game of catch, or a hide-and-seek session. Even though you love spending time with them, it’s not that fun when they use your favorite pair of shoes as their chew buddy. If that’s the case, it might be time for you […]
Virtual reality gaming is having a moment. It's either because people are treating it as escapist entertainment, or because immersing yourself in an alternate dimension is just too darn amusing not to get hooked. Whatever the case may be, there's no better time than now to join in on the VR craze. SEE ALSO: Up […]
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.