Archive for March, 2007

Mason Student Receives Truman Scholarship

Posted: March 28, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

“Overwhelmed, shocked and excited” is how Malkit (Mona) Singh, a junior at Mason majoring in sociology, describes the recent news that she was awarded a Harry S. Truman Scholarship.

Mason Scientists Launch New Company to Improve Cancer Treatment

Posted: March 28, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason proteomics researchers Lance Liotta and Emanuel Petricoin announced on Tuesday that they have formed a new company — Theranostics Health LLC — that will use their breakthrough technology to provide critical new services to medical professionals on the frontline of the war on cancer.

Student Presents Paper at National Criminal Justice Meeting

Posted: March 27, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Darron Mason, a senior in Mason’s Administration of Justice program, received the Esther Madriz Student Travel Award from the Minorities and Women Section of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.

The Five-Minute Interview: Wendy M. Ross, Mason Statue Sculptor

Posted: March 27, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Wendy Ross

Sculptor Wendy M. Ross has more than 25 years’ experience working with developers, architects and individual clients to create both public and private works of art.

Annual Victims’ Rights 5K Run and Walk to Be Held April 25

Posted: March 27, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The 11th Annual Victims’ Rights 5K Run/Walk will be held on Wednesday, April 25, and will start at the Center for the Arts on the Fairfax Campus. The event is coordinated by the University Police, Sexual Assault Services, Army ROTC, Intercollegiate Athletics and Patriot Club.

Search Committee Formed for Vice President of University Development and Alumni Affairs

Posted: March 27, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

A search committee has been formed, following the news that Judith Jobbitt, president of the George Mason University Foundation and vice president of University Development and Alumni Affairs, plans to resign.

The Power of Drumming

Posted: March 27, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Maya Nakamura from the Japanese drumming group, Nen Daiko, performed at the Fairfax Campus last Friday. The group is based at Ekoji Buddhist Temple in Burke, Va. The appearance was sponsored by Mason’s Department of Modern and Classical Languages and the Center for Professional Exchange, and was funded by the Center for Global Partnership of […]

Mason Dance Gala Set for April 14

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

George Mason University’s Dance Company Gala is an opportunity to see dancers, on the threshold of their professional careers, performing work by some of today’s most intriguing and renowned choreographers.

University Police Dispatcher Receives Mason’s Presidential Citation

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

While many of us were relaxing in our homes on Christmas Eve with family members and loved ones, Emily Ross, a University Police dispatcher, was hard at work saving a life.

Circus Makes Annual Appearance at Patriot Center

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

The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is coming to the Patriot Center. Shows start Thursday, March 29, and run through April 8.