Archive for September, 2007

Mason Joins Fight to Stop Violence against Women and Girls

Posted: September 26, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Offices of Alcohol, Drug and Health Education; Sexual Assault Services; and the Women’s Studies Research and Resource Center are bringing to Mason the first staged reading of ‘A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant and a Prayer: Writing to Stop Violence against Women and Girls’ on Thursday, Sept. 27, at 4 p.m. in the Johnson Center Cinema.

Groundbreaking for Biomedical Research Lab to Be Held Tomorrow

Posted: September 26, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

A groundbreaking ceremony for Mason’s Biomedical Research Laboratory, to be built adjacent to the Prince William Campus, will be held on Thursday, Sept. 27, at 10:30 a.m. on the construction site. The ceremony is free and all are invited.

University Mourns Death of Prof. Michalski

Posted: September 26, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Ryszard Michalski

Ryszard Michalski, a pioneer and cofounder of the field of machine learning, died from cancer on Sept. 20. He was PRC Professor of Computational Sciences and Health Informatics.

Mason Sports Roundup

Posted: September 25, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are scores and highlights of the Mason golf, men’s soccer, and women’s tennis and volleyball teams who were in action over the past weekend.

Mason Hosts Japanese Drumming Performance

Posted: September 25, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

A Japanese musical group called AUN will present a traditional Japanese taiko drumming performance at Harris Theater on the Fairfax Campus on Thursday, Sept. 27, at 6:30 p.m.

Cultural Studies Grad Students Host Conference

Posted: September 25, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

“The Politics of Cultural Programming” is the title of a free conference offered at the Arlington Campus on Saturday, Sept. 29, that “will interrogate the politics of cultural programming in public spaces.”

Mason One of Best Employers for Workers over Age 50

Posted: September 25, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason University is one of the 50 best places to work for persons 50 years of age and older, according to the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP).

Patriots Day

Posted: September 24, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Students were treated to balloon-creations-on-demand at one of the booths last week on Patriots Day. In addition to providing free food and music, the annual event introduces students to campus organizations and local volunteer opportunities.Photo by Nicolas Tan

License Plates Tell (a Piece of) a Story

Posted: September 24, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: March 26, 2012 at 7:59 am

Personalized license plates are abundant on the campuses, and many administrators, faculty and staff use the plates to proclaim their affiliation with Mason, personal interests and hobbies.

Mason Librarian Reaches out to Spanish-Speaking Population

Posted: September 24, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mario Ascencio

Mario Ascencio spent countless hours devouring books as a young boy at his local library in southeast Los Angeles. “When it was time to close the library, I would be that kid who would still be there,” he says.