Archive for February, 2007

Celebration of Scholarship 2007 Honors Denham, Liotta

Posted: February 21, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Since 1996, the Celebration of Scholarship has recognized an outstanding faculty member with a gala reception and dinner followed by a lecture from the year’s honoree.

Pawloski to Explore Trends of Childhood Obesity in Vision Series

Posted: February 21, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Lisa Pawloski

Recognized as an emerging threat to the health of America’s children, childhood obesity contributes to the development of chronic illnesses such as diabetes and hypertension and increases the risk of developing vitamin and mineral deficiencies.

Mason’s Herbarium Is a Treasure Trove for Scholars

Posted: February 21, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

At the Ted R. Bradley Herbarium, Andrea Weeks has been processing plants she collected from a recent trip to Namibia – where the temperature was more than 100 degrees Fahrenheit.

Mason Forum Remembers LBJ

Posted: February 20, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

A diverse population of the Mason community gathered on Monday for the inaugural installment of the Mason Forum in honor of President’s Day.

Homecoming ’07

Posted: February 20, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason fans gave it their all at Saturday’s Homecoming game against Kent State. Although the Patriots couldn’t quite make it past the Golden Flashes, they gave it a good shot, falling 68-62.Photo by Nicolas Tan

Mason Makes Music in February and March

Posted: February 20, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason’s Department of Music offers several opportunities this month and next to hear what students have to offer. All performances are held at the Fairfax Campus.

Job and Internship Fair Set for March

Posted: February 20, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

On March 21 and 22, about 200 employers and hundreds of job-seekers in the Mason community will come together for the annual Job and Internship Fair hosted by Career Services.

Mason Endowment Hits Milestone at $50 Million

Posted: February 20, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Through an influx of endowment gifts, coupled with positive market returns, the value of the George Mason University Foundation endowment topped $51.5 million at the end of 2006.

Men’s Swimming Team Ends in Second at CAA Tournament; Women’s Place Fourth

Posted: February 19, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason University’s men’s swimming and diving team finished second for the fourth year in a row (518) in the Colonial Athletic Association Championships, while the Patriots’ women’s squad placed fourth (462).

Late Run by Kent State Spoils Mason’s Homecoming

Posted: February 19, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The George Mason basketball team was unable to hold onto a one-point lead with under four minutes to play as Kent State outscored Mason 9-2 down the stretch to beat the Patriots 68-62 in an ESPN BracketBusters contest.