Archive for April, 2007

Mason Week Is a “Throwback”

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

Annual Mason Week activities, which got started this past weekend on the Fairfax Campus, have movies, music, games and comedy tuned to a retro theme.

Vigil for Virginia Tech Victims

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

Hundreds of people turned out for the candlelight vigil honoring Virginia Tech victims last Thursday.Photo by Nicolas Tan

Mason after Dark: Late-Night Offerings Provide Entertainment, Dining Options for Students

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

The weather is getting warmer, and indoor events have been replaced by playing and studying outdoors. But there are still plenty of popular after-hour spots for Mason students who need a break from studying.

Mason Athletes Take Honors

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

The past week has been chock-full of honors for Mason athletes in volleyball, baseball and swimming. In addition, assistant men’s track and field assistant coach Juli Henner was named to Team USA’s women’s track and field squad coaching staff for the world championships.

Swimming
Mason senior Tom Koucheravy garnered Colonial Athletic Association Male Swimmer of the Year honors for the third consecutive year. He is the second three-time CAA Swimmer of the Year.

Koucheravy took first place in the 200, 500 and 1650-freestyle and was a member of Mason’s winning 800 freestyle relay team at the CAA Championship to lead the Patriots to a second-place team finish.

George Mason in the News

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

Following are highlights of national news coverage George Mason recently received.

Is Armed Conflict Between U.S. and Iran Avoidable?

Posted: April 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 roundtable discussion and multiparty dialogue on averting armed conflict between the United States and Iran on Monday, April 23, from 3 to 5 p.m.

Gov. Timothy Kaine to Deliver 2007 Commencement Address

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

Gov. Timothy Kaine

Virginia Gov. Timothy Kaine will be Mason’s commencement speaker this year on Saturday, May 19, when 6,579 students graduate.

Solidarity

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

This sign reading “For Today We Are All Hokies” was posted on the Fairfax Campus near a field of orange and maroon balloons on Thursday, the day of Mason’s vigil to commemorate the Virginia Tech victims.Creative Services photo

Digging Earth Day

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

On Wednesday, students, faculty and other helpers worked on the Native Plants Project at the Fairfax Campus sponsored by New Century College, Mason Dining Services and Earth Sangha.Photo by Evan Cantwell

Shen Wei Dance Arts Makes Center for the Arts Appearance

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

Shen Wei Dance Arts seeks a new approach to movement and the body. The choreography, at turns representational and abstract, incorporates Eastern and Western aesthetics with strong scenic elements to create a painterly, mise-en-scene.