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CIO University Welcomes New Graduates

June 17, 2013

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On May 17, Casey Coleman welcomed the Master of Science in Technology Management graduating students to the alumni ranks of the federal CIO University. Typically the CIO University graduation is held in a separate ceremony in Washington, D.C. but this year Mason was delighted to have the CIO University graduation as part of Convocation.  

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“Tech Hiring Binge May Pose Security Risks for Government”

June 15, 2013

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USA Today’s Jim Michaels explores the government’s demand for talent in the Cybersecurity field. This demand may have contributed, Michaels offers, to how Edward Snowden acquired a six figure salary with limited experience and without even earning a high school degree. George Mason’s Executive Degree Program Director J.P. Auffret offers his opinion on the matter.   Click […]

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2013 Capstone Competition

May 16, 2013

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Congratulations to Team 4 for winning the MS in Technology Management Capstone Competition on Saturday, May 18 with their project: HealthSync: a telerehabilitation solution using Microsoft’s Kinect motion sensing device to augment an elderly patient’s physical therapy regimen with virtual sessions performed in the comfort of the patient’s own home. Team members are: Rama Bubuk, Elizabeth […]

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APEC TEL Extends IT and Aging Society Project

May 10, 2013

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The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperative – Telecommunications Working Group (APEC TEL) – approved an extension of ICT Applications for People with Special Needs project at the APEC TEL 47 meeting held in Bali, Indonesia from April 22nd to 27th. The project is co-led by Professor Toshio Obi of Waseda University and James Kang, the CIO […]

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Looking for the Next Generation of Social Technopreneurs

April 17, 2013

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As an academic member of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the United Nations’ specialized agency for information and communication technologies, George Mason students have the opportunity to enter the ITU Young Innovators Competition. ITU is looking for the next generation of social technopreneurs—young people aged between 18 and 26 with an inspirational information and communication […]

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