Archive for October, 2007

Interdisciplinary Global Programs Film Series Coming to Mason

Posted: October 4, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason is hosting the Interdisciplinary Global Programs Film Series, a showcase of four films that uncover globalization and poverty issues that face the world today. Each will have a special guest who will speak at the screening.

BOV Holds First Meeting of the 2007-08 Year

Posted: October 4, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The George Mason University Board of Visitors (BOV), the university’s governing board, met for its first meeting of the year on Wednesday. The Board approved new degrees and capital finance plans.

Accounting Undergrad Receives Scholarship

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

Chun-Xue Ren, a junior accounting major, has been presented a $1,000 Merit Award scholarship from the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.

Transitions

Posted: October 3, 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.

Events Management Hosts Millions, but Stays Unique

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

The Office of Events Management at Mason is involved with thousands of events each year, and its staff helps facilitate the visit of more than a million people to campus annually.

Mason Celebrates with Film Festival

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

If you love films, especially documentary films, you’ll love the Mason Film Festival, presented by the College of Visual and Performing Arts Oct. 19-21 at the Johnson Center Cinema on the Fairfax Campus.

Mason Sports Roundup

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

Mason’s men’s and women’s cross country teams hosted the annual Mason Invitational cross country meet on Saturday morning at Bull Run Regional Park in Manassas, Va.

Center for the Arts Presents Leon Bates’s ‘Gershwin on Broadway’

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

Leon Bates

Leon Bates, one of America’s leading concert pianists, brings audiences to their feet, especially when he performs Gershwin classics.

Mason Briefs

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

The Aquatic and Fitness Center has announced the opening of the recreational pool, hot tub and sauna to all students, faculty and staff, rental groups, varsity teams and university clubs. The Fitness Center is still closed.

New Indigenous Studies Minor Planned for Mason

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

As a result of efforts from faculty members, the American Indian and Alaskan Native Student Association (AIANSA), as well as local native community members, a new interdisciplinary minor in indigenous studies is slated for 2008.