Archive for October, 2007

Pianist Jeffrey Siegel to Treat Music Lovers to Festive French Fare

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

Internationally acclaimed pianist Jeffrey Siegel returns to Mason’s Center for the Arts, performing the second of this season’s trademark “concert with commentary” series, Keyboard Conversations, on Sunday, Nov. 11, at 7 p.m.

Family Weekend Essay Contest Winners Announced

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

Junior Joe Hinrichs, a government and international politics major from Triangle, Va., was the first-place winner of the Family Weekend Essay Contest sponsored by the Office of Orientation and Family Programs and Services.

Work Begins on Patriot Circle Spur Road

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

To make way for the construction of the new Patriot Circle spur road connecting Patriot Circle to University Drive, a large portion of Parking Lot F, located on the north side of the Fairfax Campus, has been closed.

‘Drawings’ Exhibition Opens Today

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

“Drawings,” an exhibition featuring three talented artists, Hsin-His Chen, Beverly Ress and Youngmi Song Organ, is being presented by the Art and Visual Technology Department through Nov. 9 in the Fine Arts Gallery on the Fairfax Campus. An opening reception will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 23, from 6 to 9 p.m.

Research Roundup

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

A number of Mason professors have recently initiated research on social, scientific and environmental issues. The following highlights some projects under way.

Mason Stays Connected with Videoconferencing Technology

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

With Mason’s new campus in the United Arab Emirates, you might think communication between the campuses would be difficult. However, Mason’s Division of Instructional Technology (DoIT), part of the Information Technology Unit (ITU), is making it possible for administrators to communicate face-to-face through videoconferencing.

Conflict Resolution Transatlantic Conference First of Its Kind

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

It seems logical that experts from around the world should join forces to raise awareness of the benefits of conflict resolution. But this happened for the first time only last week.

Waterbotics

Posted: October 23, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center at the Prince William Campus was host for testing SEAPerch (Sea Search and Rescue) remotely operated vehicles in a pilot program that included local high school teachers from Prince William County. The teachers will be trained, in conjunction with the Office of Naval Research and the Society for Naval […]

Student Government Hosts Alumni Appreciation Football Game and Tailgating Party

Posted: October 23, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

In celebration of Mason’s alumni and the last home football game, Student Government is throwing a tailgating party and football celebration at the Robinson Field on Oct. 27.

Celebration of Scholarship to Honor Summers, Maddux

Posted: October 23, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The College of Science and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences will hold the annual Celebration of Scholarship, an event that honors faculty and recognizes their academic excellence, on Monday, Oct. 29.