Science News Roundup: October 2016

Here is the science news, relating to George Mason University and the College of Science for the month of October 2016: 

October 28
Mary Ellen O’Toole discusses tactics of the Long Island Serial Killer
In an article on People magazine website, O’Toole notes that the killer preyed on his victims while building their trust.

October 18
NSF Afternoon: How to Successfully Compete for Research Dollars
The National Science Foundation visited Mason to share insight into their work and research funding process.

October 15
Sciences of Beer 2016
As part of the Alumni Weekend festivities, COS alumni returned to campus for beer tasting, trivia and much more.

October 6
Galileo’s Science Cafe: Hope for Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients
During Breast Cancer Awareness month, Galileo’s Science Cafe discusses customized treatment for breast cancer patients.

October 3
October 2016 Faculty & Staff Accolades
Accolades celebrate the professional achievements of the faculty and staff in the College of Science.



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