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Exploring the Buzz About Social Entrepreneurship in Columbia

15 students in Professor Lisa Gring-Pemble’s Social Impact and Entrepreneurship class traveled to Colombia for 10 days during spring break to get a granular look at local businesses that not only make a profit, but also help people and the environment.

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Honey Bee Apiary Grand Opening

On April 22, Earth Day, George Mason University President Ángel Cabrera, School of Business Dean Maury Peiperl, and College of Science Dean Peggy Agouris cut the ribbon reopening the university’s renovated apiary. The apiary is part of the university Honey Bee Initiative, a joint project between the College of Science and the School of Business.

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Mason Students Come Up with a Honey of a Deal

Volunteer members of the Patriot Pollinator Coalition box up packages of K-Cups of tea infused with honey from Mason’s Honey Bee Initiative. Proceeds of sales of the tea will go to the Honey Bee Initiative.

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Local DVM: The Plight of the modern honeybee: a not-so-sweet story

Germán Perilla’s colleagues refer to him simply as “The Bee Whisperer.” Perilla is the Founder and Director of George Mason University’s Honey Bee Initiative. He explained that the bee population has dropped by more than two-thirds in the State of Virginia since the 1970s.
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Prince William Living: SciTech Gets Buzzed on Campus Bees

Established in 2012, George Mason’s Honey Bee Initiative (HBI) has now expanded to Mason’s Science and Technology Campus. Six new bee hives (complete with honey bees) were installed in early April and are located in the Community Garden area just beyond Beacon Hall.