Archive for August, 2007

Funds and Games

Posted: August 31, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Student Erin Neff, left, hands off a ball to Ijeoma Nwatu, Student Government vice president, who prepares to take aim at the dunk tank during Mason Nation Welcome Week festivities. The game raised money for the Student Government Veterans Fund to assist an alumnus who was injured in Iraq.Photo by Evan Cantwell

Men’s Soccer Opens Season; Kelley Named to All-CAA Team

Posted: August 31, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Sophomore goalkeeper Sean Kelley, the 2006 Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Rookie of the Year, was named to the 2007 CAA Preseason All-Conference Team at goalkeeper.

Mason in the Community

Posted: August 31, 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 July and August as part of Mason Speakers — the university’s speakers’ bureau.

Mason in the News

Posted: August 31, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are highlights of national news coverage Mason recently received.

Bookstore Sells ‘Green’ Apparel and Supplies

Posted: August 31, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

student wears eco clothes

The George Mason University Bookstore on the Fairfax Campus is now carrying eco-friendly and socially conscious clothing from edun LIVE, a clothing line whose entire manufacturing process, from growing the cotton to shipping the product, occurs in sub-Saharan Africa.

Transitions

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

This periodic column highlights the comings and goings of George Mason faculty and staff, as well as promotions and job changes within the university.

New Study Shows Married Men Do Less Housework than Live-In Boyfriends

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

The age-old stereotype that women do more housework than men has gotten more credibility with a study co-written by Mason sociologist Shannon Davis.

Last Week to Make Outstanding Supervisor Nominations

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

Friday, Aug. 31, is the deadline for submitting nominations for the fall 2007 Outstanding Supervisor Award.

Students Study Mason Statue

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

The statue of George Mason that stands at the center of the Fairfax Campus has been used to publicize events on campus, give students good luck on exams and provide a backdrop for graduation photos. But Jim Metcalf, professor of global and community health, came up with another use for the statue: teaching tool.

Women’s Volleyball Wins against Georgetown, Faces Villanova Tonight

Posted: August 29, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

A combined attack percentage of .381 helped lead the George Mason women’s volleyball team to a 3-0 victory over the Georgetown Hoyas in non-conference action Saturday at Bender Arena.