Archive for April, 2007

Mason Voice Students Win at Regional Competition

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

Mason had four winners at the 2007 National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Mid-Atlantic Regional Voice Competition held April 13 and 14, at the University of Maryland, College Park.

George Mason Faculty Honored for Outstanding Teaching

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

The campus community is invited to celebrate the achievements of the winners of the 2007 George Mason University Teaching Awards today. Five outstanding educators will be honored from 4 to 6 p.m. in George’s Restaurant on the third floor of the Johnson Center on the Fairfax Campus.

International Internship Programs Offer Students a Glimpse into another World

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

As the second leading university in Virginia for sending students abroad, Mason, through the Center for Global Education (CGE), provides students with a variety of international internship options.

Mason to Hold Vigil in Memory of Virginia Tech Victims

Posted: April 18, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason will hold a vigil on Thursday, April 19, to honor the memory of slain Virginia Tech students and faculty members.

AIM Satellite Sets Its Sights High

Posted: April 18, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

After more than five years of planning, the Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesophere (AIM) Climate satellite is set to launch on April 25 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

Though Michael Summers, professor of planetary science and astronomy at Mason, won’t be there in person, he will be there in spirit as one of the co-investigators of the mission.

The two-year AIM experiment is a NASA space mission designed to study the highest clouds in Earth’s atmosphere — clouds at the edge of space, called Polar Mesospheric Clouds (PMCs).

Forensics Team Continues Winning Tradition in National Competition

Posted: April 18, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

For the 23rd time in the last 30 years, the Mason Forensics Team has finished in the top 10 in national competition.

Conference on Good Governance Asks, “Can Democracy Be Exported?”

Posted: April 18, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

On Friday, April 20, the first of what organizers hope to be an annual Conference on Good Governance will be held at Mason.

Men’s Volleyball Takes Senior Night Victory over Princeton

Posted: April 17, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Mason men’s volleyball team celebrated Senior Night on Saturday and downed Princeton, 30-28, 30-24, 30-24, to clinch the third seed in the upcoming Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (EIVA) Tournament.

Fenwick Fellows Lecture: “The Making of Black Intellectuals”

Posted: April 17, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

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University Libraries’ Fenwick Fellows Lecture will be held on Thursday, April 26, at 3 p.m. in the Johnson Center, Room 228, on the Fairfax Campus.

Symposium on African Transitions to Be Held

Posted: April 17, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Africa is a continent that consistently defies simple generalizations. Crucial transitions are currently in progress, and have the potential for various outcomes: the advancement of peace and democracy or the escalation of conflict and authoritarian rule.