Archive for September, 2007

University Life Focuses on Leadership Skills

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

Mason’s University Life division recently developed a series of leadership training modules and is in the process of training its staff.

Mason in the News

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

Following are highlights of national and international news coverage Mason recently received.

Vice Provost Offers Challenge Match for Rossell Scholarship Endowment

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

Linda Schwartzstein, vice president for enrollment services and vice provost for academic affairs, has offered to match the next $5,000 in contributions to the David W. Rossell Scholarship Endowment in the hope that others will be inspired to contribute.

Mason Military Outreach Kicks Off with Care Package Drive

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

It’s difficult to imagine, but a box of granola bars and a jar of peanut butter can brighten someone’s day.

Faculty Senate Holds First Meeting of Academic Year

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

The Faculty Senate met Wednesday for the first time this academic year and whisked through a packed agenda.

Mason Art: Fairfax Campus Exhibits Unique Pieces

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

Mason’s Fairfax Campus is home to sculpture, paintings and artifacts — some on permanent display, some on loan — that speak to the diversity of the university’s collection.

Mason to Hold a ‘Grand’ Piano Celebration

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

An extraordinary gift of 16 Steinway grand pianos has enabled Mason to receive the distinction of being an all-Steinway school. The Department of Music and the College of Visual and Performing Arts celebrate this achievement with “A ‘Grand’ Piano Celebration: All-Steinway School Piano Dedication” concert on Sunday, Sept. 16, at 4 p.m.

‘Mason Explores D.C.’ Provides Introduction to Nearby Attractions

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

Over the next two weeks, “Mason Explores DC” will introduce participants to the charms of the nation’s capital.

Mason Sports Roundup

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

Mason sports teams are in full swing, with men’s and women’s soccer and women’s volleyball already in play this fall. A summary of weekend results follows.

Students Chosen for Undergraduate Research Apprenticeships

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

Sixteen undergraduates have been selected for the fall 2007 Undergraduate-Faculty Research Apprenticeships.