Gazette Archive: Syllabus

Art History Course Encourages a Critical Photographic Eye

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

There is more to a photographic image than the photography; social and political meaning lie hidden, just waiting to be discovered.

Mason Students Get Credit for Going to Camp

Posted: June 10, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Each summer, Mason students organize and run several day camps for local students in elementary and middle school. The one-week New Horizons Summer Enrichment Camps are held on the Fairfax Campus and have sections for students in grades three through five as well as six through eight.

Virginia State Council Approves Mason PhD in Physics

Posted: May 22, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

With professors already exploring the outer edges of our solar system, unlocking the mysteries of black holes and paving the way for quantum computing, a Mason doctoral program in physics is long overdue.

ISOM Students Make Life a Little Easier for All at Mason

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

Chien-Yu Chen

If you have recently used a credit card to pay for food or coffee at the Johnson Center, you may have noticed that you did not have to sign a receipt. This small change in business process goes a long way to speeding things up for everyone and saves the food court operators time and money.

IT Students Practice Hostage Rescue

Posted: April 28, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Prince William Campus was the site of a simulated hostage rescue scenario on Wednesday, April 16, as the IT 353 class, taught by Mike Lyons, conducted their semester project exercise in information defense technologies.

Students working on IT project

IT 353 focuses on the role of information technology as a tool for warfare and civil defense. Each semester includes a project culminating in a scenario that demonstrates the students’ mastery of the skills learned during the course.

Public Relations Course Gives Students a Real-World Challenge

Posted: April 25, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

As the semester comes to a close, most students mark the end of their classes with a dreaded final exam. But for a group of seven Mason students, their semester will end with a Hawaiian luau that will take place by Mason Pond on Friday, April 25, from 6 to 9 p.m.

Thinking Green? Summer and Fall Classes Offer Environmental Focus

Posted: April 14, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Next week is Earth Week and people are starting to think green. If you’re interested in carrying over those thoughts into summer and fall, Mason is offering a number of courses related to climate change, the environment and sustainability.

Following are some examples. See the summer or fall Schedule of Classes for more classes and information.

Technology Across the Curriculum Program Explores Blogging

Posted: March 17, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Because of the increasingly important role that blogs play in so many aspects of our lives, it is important that students develop an active, deep and critical understanding of how to blog, how blogs function, and what a blog’s impact is likely to be.

School of Management Students Research Company Expansion

Posted: March 14, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

In fall 2007, Ratner Companies posed a real-world competitive strategy inquiry to the School of Management New Venture Creation class taught by Mahesh Joshi.

Management Students Develop Cross-Cultural Relationships in Denmark and Germany

Posted: March 10, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

catherine cramton

Students in the School of Management’s undergraduate MGMT 461 Cross-Cultural and Global Management course are learning firsthand how to develop cross-cultural working relationships by partnering with students at two European universities.