Archive for October, 2007

Biomedical Research Lab

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

Groundbreaking for the new biomedical research laboratory on the Prince William Campus took place last week. Marking the moment are, from left, Vikas Chandhoke, dean, Mason’s College of Science; Virginia Sen. Charles J. Colgan; Corey Stewart, chairman, Prince William Board of County Supervisors; Michael Kurilla, director, Office of Biodefense Research Affairs and associate director for […]

October 2007 Accolades

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

Accolades recognizes the latest achievements of George Mason faculty and staff members.

Mary Anne McKernan is October Employee of the Month

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

Mary Anne McKernan

Current Position: Office manager of the Graduate Admissions Office for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS)

What she does: McKernan oversees office operations in the CHSS Graduate Admissions Office and supervises both the processing team and student workers.

Students Promote Safety on Halloween with ‘Witch Watch’

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

Even though Halloween is a night known for spooky activity, Mason wants to ensure that no ghosts or goblins scoop up local trick-or-treaters in the neighborhoods surrounding the Mason Fairfax Campus.

Mason Helps ‘Turn Off the Violence’ against Women and Girls

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

Today marks the first day of Turn Off the Violence week at Mason, an initiative dedicated to help end violence against women and children. It also calls attention to the impact of sexual and domestic violence on our campus community.

Mason Professor’s Long-Term Care Financing Plan Is the Model for New Virginia Initiative

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

Most of us do not like to think about getting old. It’s especially scary to think that we may not be able to live independently one day. The truth is that at least 70 percent of people over the age of 65 will need long-term assistance at some point in their lives and most of them have not planned ahead for this type of care or considered its tremendous costs.