Science News Roundup: December 2015

Here is the science news, relating to George Mason University and the College of Science for the month of December 2015: 

December 18
December Faculty and Staff Accolades
Accolades celebrate the professional achievements of the faculty and staff in the College of Science.

December 17
Mason Offers Medical Courses to Soldiers
The Enlisted to Medical Degree Preparatory Program (EMDP2) gives soldiers a chance to pursue their medical career goals.

December 15
Mason’s Lance Liotta talks Pre-Cancerous Cell Detection Pill
Lance Liotta discusses the Prince William Science Accelerator’s cancer cell breakthrough.

December 5
Forensic Science Program Director Mary Ellen O’Toole on the San Bernadino Killer
Mary Ellen O’Toole shares thoughts on what caused the San Bernadino massacre.

December 4
ESP’s Thomas Lovejoy Shares Information about Sea Level Rise
Mason’s Thomas Lovejoy on the impending impact of sea level rise.

News Highlights from the last month or more

November 17
November Faculty and Staff Accolades
Accolades celebrate the professional achievements of the faculty and staff in the College of Science.

November 16
New Program Fosters Research between Students, Smithsonian Biologists
The new spring research program at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute will give students access to profound learning experiences.

November 10
Espina Found Inspiration for Cancer Research as a Fifth Grader
Research assistant professor Virginia Espina receives patent for treatment of DCIS, the most common form of pre-invasive breast cancer.

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