Archive for February, 2007

Mason Law Students Take Top Moot Court Prize

Posted: February 26, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The team from Mason’s University School of Law won the 17th Annual National First Amendment Moot Court Competition held at the First Amendment Center at Vanderbilt University on Friday. Winning team members were Al Clarke and Samantha Mortlock.

Men’s Basketball Falls to Northeastern, 73-50

Posted: February 26, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Patriots suffered their worst loss in two years as Mason lost to Northeastern University, 73-50, in Colonial Athletic Association action Saturday afternoon.

Passport Fair

Posted: February 26, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Kelly Biggs, right, sales and service associate with the U.S. Postal Service, helped conduct a Passport Fair at the Fairfax Campus on Feb. 13. Another fair will be held at the Prince William Campus on March 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Occoquan Building.Creative Services photo

Public Artists Panel to Feature Mason Statue Artist, Faculty

Posted: February 26, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

On Feb. 27, Mason’s Center for the Arts is sponsoring a panel discussion and reception for several public artists, including Wendy Ross, who created the statue of George Mason on the Fairfax Campus, as well as Mason faculty members Tom Ashcraft and Peter Winant. The discussion will open an exhibit of drawings and models of public art that will remain on display through March 23.

David Horowitz to Speak at Mason

Posted: February 26, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Writer and activist David Horowitz will lecture on “The Academic Freedom Movement: Where We Stand” at 1 p.m. on Friday, March 2, in Hazel Hall, Room 332, on the Arlington Campus.

EntrepreneurshipWeek to Promote Networking and Innovation

Posted: February 26, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

EntrepreneurshipWeek USA at Mason officially begins today and will run through Thursday, March 1. Throughout the week, Mason Entrepreneurs will host events centered on student innovation.

Mason’s LIFE Program Showcased at American Council on Education

Posted: February 26, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

In Mason’s Learning Into Future Environments (LIFE) Program, young adults with intellectual disabilities have the opportunity to take classes to help improve their literacy, employment skills and independent living skills, and even live on campus with college students.

Professor Wins $1 Million Prize for Providing Clean Water, One Village at a Time

Posted: February 26, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

In the United States, turning on the tap and getting clean drinking water is something most people take for granted. We have the luxury of multimillion-dollar filtration systems and deep wells that pump toxin-free water to our homes.

Men’s Basketball Falls at Northeastern, 73-50

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

The Patriots suffered their worst loss in two years as Mason lost to Northeastern University, 73-50, in Colonial Athletic Association action Saturday afternoon.

Technology Assistants Program a ‘Win-Win’ for Students and Faculty

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

The deadline to enroll for the fall 2007 Technology Assistants Program (TAP), an experiential learning program that trains undergraduate students in technology skills to assist faculty and staff, is April 27.