Archive for May, 2007

Eight Baseball Players Earn CAA Honors

Posted: May 25, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Eight Mason baseball players received a total of nine honors on Tuesday evening at the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Awards Banquet. Three were named first-team All-CAA, three were named second-team All-CAA and three were named All-Rookie.

Jason Bour, Chris Fournier and Scott Krieger were named first-team All-CAA. All three players entered the CAA Tournament batting .374. Bour, a junior, was named to the squad at catcher. He has 13 homers, 17 doubles and 48 RBI.

George Mason in the News

Posted: May 25, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

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

Mason Shuttles Provide Free, Convenient Transportation

Posted: May 25, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

shuttle bus

Mason Shuttles provide free service to Mason students and employees, a transportation alternative that could save money this summer as the temperature and gas prices are on the rise.

Author Ellis to Speak at Mason in All Fairfax Reads Program

Posted: May 24, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Washington book cover

The Fairfax County Public Library has selected “His Excellency: George Washington” by Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Joseph J. Ellis as the book for this year’s All Fairfax Reads program. Ellis will discuss his book at Mason in the fall.

June at the Patriot Center

Posted: May 24, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

June is the month of graduations for local area high schools and colleges at the Patriot Center.

Mason Hosts E-Learning Symposium

Posted: May 24, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason’s Instructional Technology Program and the Defense Acquisition University will hold the third annual Innovations in E-Learning Symposium from June 5 to 7 on the Fairfax Campus.

Mason Staff Eager to Provide Support for Military Families

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

After a year of planning, several Mason staff members have created a Mason Military Outreach survey to gauge the interest of faculty, staff and students in organizing various services that address the needs of military families in the Mason community.

Student-Run Public Policy Journal Debuts

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

In an effort to showcase students’ innovative work, the School of Public Policy (SPP) has launched an online student-run journal, New Voices in Public Policy.

Memorial Honoring Professor Elijah Mirochnik Announced

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

Current and former students, colleagues and friends of education professor Elijah Mirochnik, who died May 12, will honor his rich contributions to their professional and personal lives on Tuesday, June 26.

In the “spirit of Elijah,” an in-gathering activity will begin at 6:30 p.m., with a formal program from 7 to 8 p.m. The memorial will be held at the Arlington Campus in the Hazel Hall Atrium.

Decade of the Mind

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

Giulio Tononi, professor of psychiatry and distinguished chair of consciousness science at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, spoke at the Decade of the Mind conference on the Fairfax Campus. A recipient of the NIH Director Pioneer Award, Tononi’s work focuses on consciousness and its neural substrates and on sleep and its functions. The two-day symposium […]