Archive for January, 2007

Mason Monitors Entrepreneurship Globally

Posted: January 10, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) assesses entrepreneurship activity throughout the world.

Winter Blooms

Posted: January 9, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

It may seem that the spring-like weather we’ve been having has confused the trees around Mason Pond, but actually these are winter-blooming plum trees planted last spring to celebrate Mason’s ties with China. Mason’s name in Chinese means “plum tree forest.” This photo was taken by Professor Jeng Lin, who heads the Plum Tree Project.

Andrulis to Coach at Major League Soccer Combine

Posted: January 9, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Greg Andrulis

George Mason’s head men’s soccer coach Greg Andrulis was selected to coach one of the four teams that will compete against each other at the 2007 Adidas Major League Soccer (MLS) Player Combine Jan. 4 to 8 at Lockhart Stadium in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Nominations for Employee Recognition Awards Due Jan. 17

Posted: January 9, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Nominations for the Outstanding Achievement Award, Exceptional Support Award, Mason Quill Award, Margaret C. Howell Award and Team Excellence Award are due in Human Resources and Payroll by Wednesday, Jan. 17.

Mason Campus Anchors Development in Prince William County

Posted: January 9, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Prince William County, Va., is booming with innovation, and Mason is leading the way.

Photoshop CS2 Comprehensive Course Offered for Faculty and Staff

Posted: January 8, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason’s Learning Support Services is offering an Adobe Photoshop CS2 Comprehensive Course to faculty and staff at the Fairfax Campus.

Vision Series Presents George Donohue on Air Transportation

Posted: January 8, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Donohue

Almost everyone has experienced the frustration of long security lines at airports and delayed or canceled flights, and many of our oldest and best known airlines are either liquidated or in and out of bankruptcy.

Off the Clock: Professor Finds Puppy Love

Posted: January 8, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

At the time it was an unfortunate incident for Michael Krauss, professor in the School of Law, and his family.

While living in Canada several years ago, Krauss and his wife, Cynthia, boarded their prized yellow Labrador retriever while they attended a conference for a few days.

Labrador puppy

“We came back and found out our dog was pregnant,” says Krauss.

Another dog at the boarding facility had managed to scale a 10-foot-high fence and impregnate their yellow Lab.

The Five-Minute Interview: Anthony Maiello, Conductor and Music Professor

Posted: January 5, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Internationally-known conductor Anthony Maiello has been at George Mason since 1986.

George Mason in the News

Posted: January 5, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are highlights of national news coverage George Mason recently received.