Archive for June, 2007

Mason’s Cottage Has Its Origins in the Arts

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

Standing alongside Mason Pond on the Fairfax Campus is a one-room clapboard cottage trimmed in white and surrounded by colorful landscaping.

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The Five-Minute Interview: Law Professor Ron Rotunda

Posted: June 11, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Ronald Rotunda

When people need legal advice, they consult a lawyer. When lawyers need advice, they seek out Mason law professor Ron Rotunda.

Mason Hosts USA Biology Olympiad

Posted: June 11, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

For the sixth year in a row, Mason is hosting the USA Biology Olympiad, a competition in biology for high school students that was launched in 2002 by the Center of Excellence in Education.

Mason Economists Practice Their Own Brand of ‘Freakonomics’

Posted: June 11, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

A few years ago, economics professor Alex Tabarrok walked into his colleague Tyler Cowen’s office with an idea. Tabarrok suggested to Cowen, director of Mason’s economics research and outreach group known as the Mercatus Center, that they should write a textbook together.

Bour Named Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American

Posted: June 8, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Justin Bour

Mason freshman first baseman Justin Bour set team records for homers and RBIs by a freshman. On June 6, he received yet another honor in an award-filled season as he was named a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American.

High School Graduations Come to Mason

Posted: June 8, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

It’s high school graduation time, and 22 graduation ceremonies will take place at the Patriot Center on the Fairfax Campus this year.

George Mason in the News

Posted: June 8, 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.

Mason Wins Grants for Foreign Language-Related Programs

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

With the help of international grant coordinator Susan Graziano, Mason recently received two separate grants that will strengthen already-existing foreign language programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Virginia Tech Incident Review Panel to Hold Public Meeting at Mason

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

The review panel appointed by Virginia Gov. Timothy Kaine to investigate the circumstances surrounding the April 16 incident at Virginia Tech will meet in open session at Mason on Monday, June 11.

Patriot Center Offers Free Tickets to Nelly Furtado Concert

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

The Patriot Center is making available 500 complimentary tickets to members of the Mason community for the Friday, June 8, Nelly Furtado concert.

Present a valid Mason ID at the Patriot Center box office to receive up to two free tickets. The concert begins at 8 p.m.