In the Community

Posted: February 1, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are members of the Mason community who made presentations in January as part of Mason Speakers, the university’s speakers’ bureau.

For more information or to schedule a speaker, visit the web site or call 703-993-8761.

Jan. 11—Robert Rogowsky, School of Public Policy, presented “Getting to Happy: Seven Practical Steps to a Happier and More Contented Life,” to the members of BELLES in Clifton, Va.

Jan. 15—President Alan Merten spoke to the Emerging Leaders Institute Conference on “Leadership” at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va.

Jan. 16—June Tangney, Psychology, spoke to the members of the St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Annandale, Va., on “The Gift of Forgiveness.”

Jan. 17—Jon Gould, Administration of Justice, spoke to the Women’s Club of Salisbury Country Club in Midlothian, Va., on “How a Changing Commonwealth Affects the 2008 Presidential Election.”

Jan. 28—Rick Davis, Center for the Performing Arts, spoke to the Greenspring Players on “Calderon de la Barca and the Drama of the Spanish Golden Age” in Springfield, Va.

Jan. 29—Johanna Bockman, Sociology and Anthropology, was the guest speaker on the television program, “NARFE Presents,” and spoke on “Globalization.”

Jan. 30—Layne Kalbfleisch, Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study, presented “Brain Research and Learning: What Parents and Teachers Need to Know” to preschool teachers obtaining state certification at the Fairfax United Methodist Church in Fairfax, Va.

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