George Mason University professor Edward Maibach, faculty member in the Department of Communication and director, Center for Climate Change Communication, participated in the White House Public Health and Climate Change Summit as part of the panel on “Actionable Information for Prevention: From Science to Social Media.”
Students in Professor Beth Jannery's summer term section of COMM 303: Writing Across the Media have the chance to cover history in the making, thanks to Mason's Issues Forum 2016, which aims to bring 2016 presidential candidates to Mason's Arlington Campus.
George Mason University is advancing coastal and marine science in Virginia by joining the Virginia Sea Grant charter on Monday. University presidents from George Mason, William & Mary, Old Dominion, Virginia Tech, University of Virginia, and Virginia Commonwealth University signed the Virginia Sea Grant charter.
When asking Mason students about their thoughts on feminism anonymously over the popular app, Yik Yak, responses varied from "it needs to be eradicated," to "equality," to "female extremists," and to "Tumblr." One person posted, "I feel like the ideals behind feminism are noble and necessary, it's just being handled so poorly."
Today we are releasing results from our latest national survey, conducted in March 2015. Nearly two-thirds of the American public (63%) currently think global warming is happening, a percentage that has remained relatively stable over the past five years.