Gazette Archive: Standout Students

Mason Forensics Team Starts Season with Style

Posted: October 7, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Mason Forensics Team had great success in a two-day tournament recently held at Towson University, finishing as champions in the “Team Sweeps” category both days.

Public Policy Graduate Students Win Bryce Harlow Awards

Posted: October 3, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Clint Woods

Mason students Sarah Gamino, Jonathan Larsen and Clint Woods will receive the Bryce Harlow Foundation scholarships for 2008-09.

Since 1985, the Bryce Harlow Foundation has awarded scholarships to Washington, D.C., area graduate students who also work full time.

“It’s a great opportunity for networking, not to mention the financial generosity,” says Woods, a legislative analyst for the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association.

Mason Freshman Represents Alaska at National Convention

Posted: September 24, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Andres Chovil

When freshman Andres Chovil came to campus this summer for orientation, one of the first things he did was contact his professors to tell them he would be missing a few classes.

Fall 2008 Undergraduate Apprentice Program Participants Selected

Posted: September 9, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Twenty undergraduate students were selected for the competitive Undergraduate Apprenticeship Program for the fall semester.

Psychology Student Uses Fellowship to Look at Driver Distraction

Posted: August 21, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

You might find yourself angry at a bad driver on the road when you see they are on a cell phone, but how well do you think you drive while carrying on a conversation?

Mason Student Has a Passion for Writing

Posted: August 19, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

As a former political campaign advisor, Mason student John Tuohy never imagined that his passion for writing would lead him to earn him first place in a playwriting competition, publish his first short fiction piece and develop a program for foster children to express themselves through a 10-minute play.

Golden and Forman Prepare to Lead Student Government

Posted: August 13, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Zack Golden and Claire Forman aren’t your typical Student Government representatives.

A seemingly unlikely pair who barely knew one another prior to their campaign, Golden and Forman won a closely fought election.

Students Extend Training through Summer Intensives with Leading Dance Companies

Posted: August 7, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

In a recently published book by a 2002 Mason graduate titled “Creative Colleges: A Guide for Student Actors, Artists, Dancers, Musicians and Writers,” Mason’s Dance Department is recommended among a select group of art, drama, dance, music and creative writing programs from across the country.

Global Affairs Student Wins Award at International Forum

Posted: July 31, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Milan Jocic

Many Mason students study international policy, but Milan Jocic,‭ ‬senior global affairs major,‭ ‬is already writing it.

Faculty, Student Applications for Fall Undergraduate Apprenticeship Program Being Accepted

Posted: July 23, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Faculty members and students have just over three weeks to prepare and submit their applications for the fall 2008 Undergraduate Faculty-Student Apprenticeship Program.