Archive for July, 2007

Technology for Teaching: Campbell Eases the Way for Incoming Faculty

Posted: July 9, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Susan Campbell

Fall is a time of excitement and renewal for students and faculty alike. Behind the scenes, hundreds of staff members have been preparing for it literally all summer.

New Minor Explores Science within Everyday Life

Posted: July 9, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The popularity of top-rated TV programs like “CSI” and the Oscar-winning documentary “An Inconvenient Truth” demonstrate that science is embedded in popular culture. Reflecting this trend, Mason has developed a new academic minor to examine the myriad ways science and society intersect.

Course, New Text Introduce Students to the Rigors of Wedding Planning

Posted: July 9, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The summer before she started graduate school, Maggie Daniels found herself working at a country club where two to four weddings a weekend were held. “That was my initiation to the world of weddings,” she says.

George Mason in the News

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

The following are highlights of national news coverage George Mason recently received.

Commonwealth Sponsors Conflict Coaching Seminar

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

The Commonwealth’s Interagency Dispute Resolution Advisory Council is sponsoring a free seminar on topics related to alternative dispute resolution.

Roe Named Acting Foundation President

Posted: July 5, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

David Roe

George Mason University Foundation Chair Michael Anzilotti has announced the appointment of David Roe, chief financial officer (CFO) of the George Mason University Foundation, as acting president of the foundation, effective July 1.

Student Sculptures Exhibit Talent at Mason

Posted: July 5, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Many of the sculptures dotting the Fairfax Campus were created by sculpture students.

Atmospheric Transport and Dispersion Modeling Conference to Be Held

Posted: July 5, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Comprehensive Atmospheric Modeling Program will host the 11th-annual Atmospheric Transport and Dispersion Modeling conference from July 10 through 12.

Everyday Heroes: Sodexho Bakers

Posted: July 3, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Tuyet Truong

Name: Tuyet Truong
Years at Mason: 13
Current Position: Baker

Mason in the Community

Posted: July 2, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are members of the George Mason community who made presentations in June as part of Mason Speakers, the university’s speakers bureau.