Archive for March, 2007

Mason Scientist Gets New Glimpses at Jupiter and Its Moons

Posted: March 7, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Last week, the work that Mason planetary atmosphere expert Michael Summers began last year started to pay off in a big way. As a team member for the New Horizons mission that is heading to Pluto, Summers saw a burst of activity when the unmanned spacecraft reached the giant planet Jupiter, an important milestone for the mission.

Top That

Posted: March 7, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

From left, students Sara O’Bryan, Pujita Venkat and Grace McDevitt enjoyed Waffle Day on Tuesday. Sponsored by the Johnson Center and Student Union Operations, the free event offered giveaways, prizes, sing-a-longs and, of course, waffles with choice of toppings.Photo by Nicolas Tan

Mason Spirit

Posted: March 6, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The George Mason statue was appropriately attired for the men’s basketball CAA Championship game on Monday.Photo by Nicolas Tan

‘California Dreamin’: Paper Earns Law Student Trip to GRAMMY Awards

Posted: March 6, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Who knew that drawing a parallel between Hernando de Soto’s concept of dead capital and the Supreme Court’s “substantial, non-infringing use” doctrine could be so rewarding?

The Five-Minute Interview: Author and Mason Alum, Professor Berg

Posted: March 6, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Scott Berg

What began as an intriguing feature for the Washington Post has turned into a first book and glowing reviews for Mason alumnus and professor Scott W. Berg, MFA ‘97.

Mason’s Democracy Project Engages Students in the Political Process

Posted: March 6, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

With the success and notoriety of Sen. Barack Obama’s rally at Mason on Feb. 2, many hope the enthusiasm and national media exposure will translate into greater pre-presidential election activities on the Mason campuses.

Mason Hoop Fans Gather at Richmond Pub

Posted: March 6, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Sherrie Andress, better known as the “Patriot Lady,” showed her Mason pride this past weekend on the streets of downtown Richmond during the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) men’s basketball tournament.

Men’s Basketball Team Falls to Rams, 65-59

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

The George Mason men’s basketball team was unable to summon any magic on Monday night against Virginia Commonwealth in the Colonial Athletic Association Championship (CAA), dropping the game, 65-59.

Staff Senate Holds Annual Election

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

The Staff Senate is holding its 2007 annual election to fill vacant seats on all four campuses.

Mason Announces 2006 Health Care Quality Improvement Awards

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

Mason’s Department of Health Administration and Policy in the College of Health and Human Services announced the three winners of its annual Improvement of the Year Award.