George Mason University’s Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) is back and better than ever! PRSSA is a student run organization devoted to helping students strengthen their networking skills and create lasting, professional connections.
"These shows give candidates the chance to show off their humanity, and it's a way of introducing themselves to people who don't watch the news," said Robert Lichter, a professor at George Mason University who studies the intersection of politics and late-night humor.
The George Mason University chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists has a newly-elected president. Fernanda Rodriguez was elected to lead SPJ Mason members for fall 2015 and spring 2016 semesters.
In an editorial in the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Bob Inglis, executive director of the Energy and Enterprise Institute at George Mason University and former U.S. Congressman, commends General Mills Corporation for its actions to reduce its environmental impact and reverse the effects of climate change.
On August 3, President Obama released the final rules of the EPA Clean Power Plan. The plan requires states to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants, one of the nation's largest sources of carbon pollution.