Archive for June, 2007

Washington Glory Battling for First Place

June 29, 2007

In just one month, the Washington Glory, the professional women’s softball team that plays its home games on Mason’s Fairfax Campus, has leapt into joint possession of first place in the National Professional Fastpitch softball league.

Mason Study Finds Virginia Residents Sharply Divided on Immigration

June 29, 2007

According to a survey by the Mason Project on Immigration in the Center for Social Science Research, Virginians are deeply divided on immigration policies. Many Virginians are reluctant to have the government provide additional services to undocumented immigrants. At the same time, racial, socio-economic and political factors draw severe lines in the public’s opinion on immigration.

George Mason in the News

June 29, 2007

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

Professor Receives Grant for Chronic Illness Care Plan

June 28, 2007

Mark Meiners

Mark Meiners, Mason professor of health policy, hopes to see his recently received grant of more than a half-million dollars go a long way in the field of health care.

Workplace Coaches Help Employees Help Themselves

June 28, 2007

John has been struggling for days over a conflict with a co-worker. He isn’t sure how to deal with the problem. Should he confront his colleague or let it slide?

Former Mason Standout Named Interim Head Coach of Chicago Fire

June 27, 2007

Former George Mason men’s soccer standout Denis Hamlett, BS ’92, has been named interim head coach of the Major League Soccer (MLS) team Chicago Fire.

Mason to Host Pan American Games Athletes

June 27, 2007

The United States Olympic Committee recently announced that Mason will be the processing site for American athletes competing in the 2007 U.S. Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Off the Clock: Orchid Collecting Is a Hobby in Bloom

June 26, 2007

With names like phalaenopsis and oncidium, it’s no wonder some people find growing orchids intimidating.

But not Doris Bitler, associate dean for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, who has more than 80 orchids flourishing in every conceivable nook of her home.

Mobley to Assume Provost Post at Bennett College

June 26, 2007


Marilyn Sanders Mobley, associate provost for educational programs, has announced she will leave Mason to become provost at Bennett College in Greensboro, N.C. Her last day is July 16.

Lee Named Interim VP for Development and Alumni Affairs

June 25, 2007

Tracy D. Lee

Tracy D. Lee, associate vice president for university development, has been named interim vice president for university development and alumni affairs, effective July 1.