Downtime, Events, Featured, Headline, Movies »

[13 Apr 2016 | No Comments | ]
Mystery Science Theater 3000 Reunion Show Coming in June

Mystery Science Theater 3000, a.k.a MST3K, is getting a reboot. MST3K’s original cast, featuring Joel Hodgson, will reunite on June 28.

Read the full story »

Education, Featured, GMU-related, Headline, Student Loans, Student Loans_Debt »

[5 Apr 2016 | No Comments | ]
Virginia Colleges Named “Best Value” by Forbes

Eleven Virginia universities have been named to Forbes 2016 list of 300 Best Value Schools, including five that made the top 50.

Read the full story »

Featured, Finances, Headline, Jobs or Work Related »

[4 Apr 2016 | No Comments | ]
Your Future: The Time is Now

It’s time to start thinking about what it’s going to take to turn your degree into a great full-time first job after college. Of course, you don’t want to graduate and wind up with a position beneath your skill set or, worse yet, remain unemployed for a meaningful stretch after college. Having invested so much time, energy and dollars in your education, you want to make sure you wind up with a first-rate career. Achieving such an objective merely requires a solid plan.

Read the full story »

Crime, Featured, GMU-related, Headline »

[24 Mar 2016 | No Comments | ]
GMU Alumna Appointed Judge

She will be the first African-American to serve on the county’s General District Court.

Read the full story »

Crime, Featured, GMU-related, Headline, On Campus »

[22 Mar 2016 | No Comments | ]
GMU Students Arrested After Bomb-Making Material Found in Dorm

Three students at George Mason University have been arrested after materials that can allegedly be combined to make a bomb were found in a dorm room…

Read the full story »

Crime, Education, Featured, Headline »

[21 Mar 2016 | No Comments | ]
Virginia Prisoners To Be Eligible For College Credit Classes

VADOC students may receive ACE CREDIT for the following courses: Introduction to Business, Business and Software Applications, Commercial Arts & Design, Computer-Aided Drafting, and Digital Print Production.

Read the full story »

Education, Featured, Off Campus »

[20 Mar 2016 | No Comments | ]
Higher Education Council Meets This Week

The agenda includes updates on progress toward the initiatives of The Virginia Plan for Higher Education, the Commonwealth’s strategic plan for postsecondary education adopted by the council.

Read the full story »

Alexandria, Annandale, Education, Featured, Headline, Manassas, Medical Education Campus, On Campus, Woodbridge »

[20 Mar 2016 | No Comments | ]
Data on Community Colleges Not Encouraging; NOVA Professors & Advisers Highlighted

Reaction was sharply divided over my column two months ago on Northern Virginia Community College student Sonja Anderson’s struggle to find good advisers and professors. Community college students and former students thought it was accurate. Their professors thought the opposite.

Read the full story »

Education, Events, Featured, Headline, Politics, Tech »

[3 Mar 2016 | No Comments | ]
NOVA’s Dr. Jill Biden Welcomes Astronaut Scott Kelly Home

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly’s return to American soil after nearly a year in space was a party of sorts, and the Second Lady of the United States took care of the refreshments.

Read the full story »