Archive for July, 2007

Three Patriots Named to IWLCA Academic Honor Roll

July 31, 2007

The Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches’ Association (IWLCA) released its annual Academic Honor Roll, recognizing student-athletes for their success in the classroom. Three Patriots were named to the squad, which included 410 student-athletes from 157 institutions across all three divisions of collegiate play.

New Center to Help Investigators Discover New Knowledge in Medical Databases

July 31, 2007

Ryszard Michalski

Delivering adequate health care, preventing illness and developing cures for diseases are increasingly important tasks for a modern society. Progress in these areas, however, critically depends on discovering new medical knowledge.

Order of Merit

July 30, 2007

Ryszard Michalski (far right), Planning Research Corporation Professor of Computational Sciences and Health Informatics and director of the Center for Discovery Science and Health Informatics, is shown after receiving the Officer’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland. The award was presented by the president of Poland, Lech Kaczynski, in recognition […]

Candidates for Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education to Make Presentations

July 30, 2007

The Office of the Provost invites all to attend presentations by the three candidates being considered for the position of associate provost for undergraduate education.

Mason Reaches Milestone with 200th Employee of the Month Award

July 30, 2007

For the past few months you’ve noticed that one of your employees has been consistently going the extra mile. They deserve some kind of recognition, but you’re not sure what to do.

Diggin’ It: Teachers, Campers Share Learning in Summer Science Program

July 30, 2007

When you are in fifth grade, it isn’t often that someone asks you for advice. But that’s exactly what youngsters were asked to provide in the science camps offered by the Center for Restructuring Education in Science and Technology (CREST).

Meeting the Press

July 27, 2007

President Alan Merten informally briefed members of the press this week on Mason’s recent accomplishments, construction under way and planned, faculty research and noteworthy programs. He also took questions about international initiatives, diversity and other matters.Photo by Evan Cantwell

The Five Minute Interview: Mason Press Secretary Dan Walsch

July 27, 2007

Dan Walsch is a person who preaches what he practices. An adjunct professor in Mason’s Department of Communication, where he teaches public relations courses, Walsch is also the university’s press secretary.

Mason in the News

July 27, 2007

Following are highlights of national news coverage Mason recently received.

Making the Message Matter

July 26, 2007

Professor Jorge Osterling from the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) spoke on “The Impact of Immigration and Education Legislation on Our Public Schools” at a conference held on the Fairfax Campus this week. Hosted by CEHD, the Make the Message Matter institute is offered annually for K-12 educators.Photo by Nicolas Tan