Kristen Dalton

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Kristen Dalton. Washington, DC. George Mason University '17. Former Writing Assistant for the George Mason Office of Strategic Communication. Professional inquiries only: [email protected] or [email protected]

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George Mason University News Desk
09/19/2016
Mason psychologists use robot research to explore what makes us human

A future with robots is closer than we think, and a team of professors and students from George Mason University's Department of Psychology are helping to bring that future closer to reality. Eva Wiese, assistant professor in the department, along with five doctoral students and 15 undergraduate students, is studying how to make interacting with a robot similar to interacting with a human.

George Mason University News Desk
08/11/2016
Mapping for malaria prevention

High school and undergraduate students participating in George Mason University's Aspiring Scientists Summer Internship Program (ASSIP) learned that they can undertake humanitarian efforts from anywhere when they participated in the second annual White House Mapathon. The goal of the Mapathon was to assist in the fight against malaria in Africa.

George Mason University News Desk
08/15/2016
Bringing music to underprivileged communities

What started as a simple project to gather more instruments for George Mason University students quickly blossomed into a program that provides instruments and arts enrichment programs to underserved elementary and middle school students in Northern Virginia. Eight years ago, George Mason's own music students needed additional instruments.

George Mason University News Desk
09/13/2016
Two Mason employees receive book scholarships from Faculty Staff Book Scholarship

Pursuing higher education isn't cheap, so a few hundred dollars can go a long way. George Mason University employees Jessica Massie and Laura Titkemeyer received a $250 book scholarship funded by TIAA-CREF's Raise the Rate Contest winnings to help pay for their textbooks while they pursue their degrees at George Mason.

George Mason University News Desk
08/10/2016
Tip sheet: Pokemon Go users should understand its privacy policy

Players of Pokemon Go consent to more than catching Pikachu on the sidewalk when they click "I agree" on the Terms of Service (ToS) for the game. The wildly popular smartphone game has been under fire for its strict Terms of Service that strips users of their legal rights.

George Mason University News Desk
06/10/2016
Biking toward a brighter future

Students in George Mason University's Learning Into Future Environments (LIFE) Program have lost their training wheels thanks to iCan Bike, a five-day program dedicated to teaching people with disabilities how to ride a two-wheel bicycle. "One, two, three, four, go!" shouted a volunteer.

George Mason University News Desk
07/18/2016
Mason Ambassadors: Not your average tour guides

Volunteering to give hundreds of tours a semester may seem like a difficult job, but Mason Ambassadors will tell you otherwise. "Having volunteers helps us ensure that our tours are enthusiastic, informative and show an authentic love for Mason," said Andrew Meleta, senior economics major and president of Mason Ambassadors.

George Mason University News Desk
06/14/2016
Becoming greener one survey at a time

When I had the chance to take an environmental communication class this past semester, I thought we would study global warming rhetoric or the protests behind the Keystone XL pipeline. Instead, I was pleasantly surprised to delve deeper into my field-public relations-than I thought possible.

George Mason University Faculty News
08/02/2016
Whitney Sublett is the August 2016 Employee of the Month

Meticulous event planner, strong advocate for Mason students and the epitome of what it means to be a Patriot-that's how co-workers describe Whitney Sublett, executive assistant to the vice president for information technology in Information Technology Services (ITS). These valued qualities landed her as George Mason University's August 2016 Employee of the Month.

National Science Communication Institute
Open Scholarship Initiative Media Kit

OSI was my client for my Advanced Principles of PR course. I worked with the initiative to build media presence and manage press during the conference.

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