- May 24, 2023
With the U.S. Treasury deadline to raise the debt ceiling just days away, the United States inches closer to a first-ever debt default with possible ramifications for the global economy. Why have negotiations not led to a compromise? We asked Mason management professor Kevin Rockmann, co-author of the book Negotiation: From Conflict to Agreement.
- April 28, 2023
Whether it is pressing deadlines, overwork, or employees feeling they are not being supported, anger in a work environment can be unavoidable. Over time, the anger and frustration can compound, causing anger to spread through the entire team or organization, creating what George Mason University expert Mandy O’Neill calls a “culture of anger.”
- February 28, 2023
Negotiation is a critical skillset in business and in society. Negotiation is a complicated, joint decision problem where parties can, potentially, make each other better off—but also have some competing interests. Einav Hart, assistant professor of management at George Mason University, suggests that our relationships and context influence how we should negotiate—and even whether it is a good idea to negotiate at all.
- February 6, 2023
Missy Cummings, a George Mason University mechanical engineering professor, calls herself a “tech futurist,” whose job is to “make tech work. It’s not to stop tech, it’s to help it get better.”
- November 29, 2022
George Mason University researchers are playing a role in the Cancer Moonshot Initiative designed to reduce cancer deaths
- November 4, 2022
Professor of public health Dr. Amira Roess shares why it is imperative we all get the latest COVID vaccine
- September 26, 2022
Michelle S. Williams, assistant professor in the Department of Global and Community Health, shares important facts about breast cancer that are often misconstrued or misunderstood.
- September 12, 2022
K. Pierre Eklou, assistant professor in the School of Nursing, shares expertise on what behaviors may be signs of suicidal thoughts and how to help.
- September 8, 2022
Epidemiologist and Professor Amira Roess answers frequently asked questions about the newest COVID booster shot.
- July 25, 2022
Students in K–12 schools, while struggling with their academics, are suffering most in the areas of socioemotional development, according to George Mason University education experts.