Gazette Archive: Academics

Mason Comprehensive Advertising Campaign Targeted to Local Audiences

Posted: January 24, 2011 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: January 21, 2011 at 3:16 pm

Over the past few months, Mason engaged in a comprehensive advertising campaign that reached local audiences through television, radio and print outlets.

Friday, Sept. 9—Every Freakin’ Friday

Posted: August 30, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

9 p.m. to 2 a.m., Johnson Center Black light casino, live band karaoke, craft corner, Las Vegas-style buffet, pizza and more. Free. Johnson Center Programming, 703-993-1438.

Fountain Makeover Creates Splash

Posted: August 26, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Ryan Call and Colleen Kearney Rich

Little fountain spray

A few spare parts and a little initiative can make the ordinary extraordinary. This summer, the Mason Pond fountain received an aesthetic upgrade when Mason plumber Ricky McCray decided to make a few creative adjustments to the fountain’s spray nozzle. Using spare parts that he had gathered from around the plumbing shop, McCray succeeded in designing an elegant spray pattern on the pond’s surface—at no extra cost to the university.

New Aspect of LIFE Gives Students Independence

Posted: August 26, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Catherine Graham and Tara Laskowski

Like dozens of other students, rising juniors Adam Toobin, 22, and Suzan Basoglu, 20, moved into George Mason’s Liberty Hall residence housing on the Fairfax Campus yesterday. As students of the LIFE Program at Mason, Toobin, who has cerebral palsy, and Basoglu, who has Down syndrome, are taking the first steps toward a new college experience—dorm life.

New Look for Mason Web, Gazette

Posted: August 26, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Mason home page, www.gmu.edu and the Gazette will have a whole new look beginning Monday. The Gazette’s top story will begin on the home page and will remain posted for the week. Regular features will tell you about events that are coming up, the latest research at Mason, and what the movers and shakers […]

Bookstores Ready for Busiest Days

Posted: August 25, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Robin Herron

Next week is probably not the best time to buy your Mason coffee mug or browse greeting cards at one of the campus bookstores. Based on last fall’s figures, the bookstore staff will check out more than 22,000 customers who will be buying more than 56,000 items during the week.

Resident Students Move in Today

Posted: August 25, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

From today through Sunday, Aug. 28, approximately 4,000 new and returning resident Mason students will move into Fairfax Campus housing for the start of the fall semester on Monday. Here’s the plan for arrivals and traffic flow.

Visiting Scholar to Address ‘E-Terrorism’

Posted: August 25, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Gianpietro Mazzoleni, visiting scholar from the University of Milan and professor of sociology and communication, will give a special lecture at the Fairfax Campus titled “E-terrorism: The Powerful Weapon of Islamic Jihad.” He will present the lecture on Wednesday, Aug. 31, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in Mason Hall, Room D3.

Princeton Review Names Mason Most Diverse University in Nation

Posted: August 24, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Daniel Walsch

A total of 127 countries were represented among the 28,874 students enrolled at George Mason University this past academic year. Mason boasted 1,710 international students.

Picture This…

Posted: August 24, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

New faculty orientation