Archive for January, 2007

Moot Court Board Sends Team to National Competition; Will Host Law and Economics Contest

Posted: January 25, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Members of the Mason Law Moot Court Board will join 27 other elite moot court teams from around the country in New York City starting this week for the 57th Annual National Moot Court Competition.

Law Professor Wright Appointed Scholar-in-Residence at FTC Bureau

Posted: January 25, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has appointed Joshua Wright, assistant professor in the School of Law, to the newly created position of scholar-in-residence in the Bureau of Competition of the FTC.

New Century College Boasts Active Diversity Committee

Posted: January 25, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

New Century College (NCC) is inviting all students, faculty and staff to a monthly Diversity Matters Brown Bag Lunch discussion on Tuesday, Feb. 6. The purpose of the informal gathering is to “kick back” and meet all those who wish to share opinions and discuss issues on diversity.

‘SportsNite on Campus’ Crew to Broadcast Live at Tonight’s Game

Posted: January 24, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Comcast SportsNet continues its tour of the region’s top basketball programs, stopping at the Patriot Center on Wednesday, Jan. 24, for the Patriots game against Virginia Commonwealth University.

Tom Green Paintings to Be Exhibited in Fine Arts Gallery

Posted: January 24, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Tom Green painting:

“I am always impressed with his directed and intelligent approach to his work,” says Walter Kravitz, gallery director at Mason’s Center for the Arts, announcing “Inventory,” a new exhibition by painter Tom Green opening on Tuesday, Jan. 30.

New Employee Welcome Center Streamlines Arrival

Posted: January 24, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

To avoid the risk of getting lost – or much worse, getting a parking ticket – a new, one-stop New Employee Welcome (NEW) Center will open at the Human Resources and Payroll Department on
Thursday, Jan. 25. All new faculty and classified staff will now be able to complete their payroll paperwork and receive a temporary parking pass, photo ID and a benefits packet at the same location.

Mason Answers Demand for Teachers in Loudoun County

Posted: January 24, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

To keep up with the extraordinary growth in Loudoun County, Va., Mason is expanding the course offerings at its Loudoun location to include an elementary education PK-6 initial teacher licensure program with a master of education option.

Making an Impact

Posted: January 23, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Last month, President Alan Merten, Sally Merten, Liz Larranaga and Coach Jim Larranaga went to New York City, where Coach Larranaga received the Impact Award from AARP. Larranaga, who took Mason’s men’s basketball team to the NCAA Final Four for the first time last year, was honored as one of Americans age 50 and older […]

Russian Space Experts to Visit Mason

Posted: January 23, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

On Monday, Feb. 5, Yuriy Usachev, a Russian cosmonaut, and Alexander Martynov, head of foreign relations for the administration of Korolev, Russia, will discuss life in space and the future of space exploration from the Russian perspective.

Virginia Opera to Premiere Production of Handel’s ‘Agrippina’

Posted: January 23, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Agrippina image

The Virginia Opera’s engaging production of the classic comic opera “Agrippina” will come to Mason’s Center for the Arts on Friday, Feb. 9, and Sunday, Feb. 11.