Archive for March, 2007

BOV Approves Summer Tuition, Business Plans for New Construction

Posted: March 22, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

At its meeting this week, the Board of Visitors (BOV) approved new summer tuition rates for 2007-08 and approved business plans for faculty/staff housing and a hotel/conference center on university property in Fairfax.

Health and Fitness Expo Offers Exciting New Attractions

Posted: March 22, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

A video game that’s good for your health? A residence hall room that encourages exercise? Cash for cooking light? Yes, you’ll find all this and more at Mason’s Health and Fitness Expo this year.

Patriots Sweep CAA Weekly Awards in Women’s Lacrosse

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

The Mason women’s lacrosse team scored a total of 31 goals in its two wins last week against Boston University and St. Bonaventure.

Student Reps to Board of Visitors Sought

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

Each May, the George Mason University Board of Visitors (BOV) selects two student representatives to serve one-year terms for the following academic year. Applications to serve during the 2007-08 academic year are due by March 27.

Cultural Studies Colloquium Examines Future of the Field

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

“Cultural Studies: The Way Ahead” is the title of the fifth forum in the 2006-07 Cultural Studies Colloquium, to be held on Thursday, March 22, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. in the Johnson Center, Room A.

Mason Nursing Students Gain International Health Experience

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

A select group of Mason students visited the Caribbean during their winter break, but rather than sunning on the beach, they spent their time working on community health projects in clinics.

Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution Celebrates Faculty Authors

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

Mason’s Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (ICAR) will host a celebration of scholarship honoring the contribution of ICAR faculty authors on Thursday, March 22, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Anderson to Discuss Healthy Futures in Vision Series

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

David Anderson

Imagine a society where individuals are healthy, productive, energetic and compassionate — a society of family groupings with open communication, healthy dialogue, caring attitude and nurturing relationships.

Strassmann to Deliver Lecture on Information Assurance

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

Paul Strassmann, Volgenau School of Information Technology and Engineering distinguished professor of information sciences, will present “Information Assurance for Defense Security” on Tuesday, March 27, at 7:30 p.m., as part of his yearlong lecture series at Mason.

School of Management Students Discuss Ethics with Prominent Business Leaders

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

As part of a comprehensive strategy to expand course offerings in corporate governance and business ethics, the School of Management added a new honors seminar course to the curriculum this spring.