Gazette Archive: Picture This

Riding to Wellness

Posted: March 30, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Rick Holt, trainer in Human Resources and Payroll, demonstrates how riding a bike can generate enough electricity to power several lightbulbs. Holt helped staff the Wellness at Mason booth at the 13th Annual Health and Fitness Expo held on the Fairfax Campus last week. The Prince William Campus has its expo on Thursday, April 2, […]

Gorbachev Speaks

Posted: March 26, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mikhail Gorbachev, former president of the Soviet Union and Nobel laureate, spoke at Mason on March 24 and 25 as part of a conference, “1989: Looking Back, Looking Forward,” that explored the historical implications of the end of the Cold War. Gorbachev presented his perspective on how the lessons of the end of the Cold […]

Ntozake Shange

Posted: March 23, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Ntozake Shange, poet, playwright, dancer, actor, director, author, black feminist and author of the choreopoem “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf,” recited her poetry at Mason on March 19.Creative Services photo

Chess Champs

Posted: March 18, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason Chess held onto its title as champion for the fourth year at the 2009 Virginia State Scholastic and Collegiate Chess Tournament held March 13-15. Mason competed against teams from the University of Virginia, Virginia Tech and Longwood University. Above, from left, Deepak Sharma, PhD student in electrical and computer engineering; Andrew Samuelson, PhD student […]

Cubed

Posted: March 16, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The CUBES went up near the Southside dining facilty over spring break. Provided by University Life with assistance from Facilities Management, the as-yet unmarked boxes are for student organizations to promote their events. Only painting with materials from a paint cart that can be checked out from the Skyline Fitness center is permitted. Panels are […]

Inova Partnership

Posted: March 12, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Zobair Younossi, center, executive director of research at Inova Health System, presents a $1 million check to Roger Stough, right, Mason vice president for research and economic development, and Mason Provost Peter Stearns. The funds will create the Inova Life Sciences Research Collaboration Fund – GMU, which is intended to stimulate and enhance collaborative research […]

Reve(a)ling Feminist Art

Posted: March 10, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

An opening reception was held on March 4 for an exhibit in Gallery 123 in the Johnson Center that features female artists from the Mason community. The exhibit, Reve(a)ling Feminist Art, runs through March 12.Photo by Nicolas Tan

Book Signing

Posted: March 5, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Michael Kaiser, president of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, gave a lecture and signed his book, “The Art of the Turnaround: Creating and Maintaining Healthy Arts Organizations,” at the Center for the Arts on March 4. The event was hosted by Mason’s Arts Management Program.Photo by Evan Cantwell

Stress Test

Posted: March 3, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Observers examine a popsicle stick bridge undergoing a test to see how much weight it can bear. The bridge-building contest for high school students was part of recent Engineers Day activities sponsored by the Volgenau School of Information Technology and Engineering. Cash prizes went to the top three teams.Photo by Laura Sikes

Arts Marathon

Posted: February 24, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Helen Frederick, associate professor in the Department of Art and Visual Technology, shows students a print during the College of Visual and Performing Arts’ 24-hour Making Connections Marathon. The festival of theater, art, music, film and dance activities was held Feb. 20-21.Photo by Evan Cantwell