Archive for October, 2007

Student Commercials Aired on Cox

Posted: October 19, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Cox Communications has teamed up with Mason to support the Mason Film Festival being held today through Oct. 21. As part of their support, Cox agreed to air commercial spots created by Mason students that advertise the festival.

Mason in the News

Posted: October 19, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are highlights of national news coverage George Mason recently received.

VIPs at Convocation

Posted: October 18, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason President Alan Merten, far left, chats with Prince William County Supervisor John Jenkins, center, and Fairfax County Supervisor Gerald Connolly at Wednesday’s Convocation. The program highlighted important dates in the university’s history, campus security, counseling and psychological services at Mason and connections and relationships Mason has with regional governments and agencies.Photo by Nicolas Tan

Transitions

Posted: October 18, 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.

New Public Policy Study Asks, Where Are the Women?

Posted: October 18, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Connie L. McNeely, associate professor of public policy, is principal investigator for a major project that examines the institutional diffusion of policies and practices aimed at increasing the number of women faculty members in the various science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields in U.S. universities.

Veteran Actor Robert Prosky to Appear at Mason

Posted: October 18, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

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The George Mason University Libraries and the College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) are proud to announce “An Evening with Robert Prosky” on Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m. in the Harris Theater on the Fairfax Campus.

Lee Hamilton to Speak at Annual Lynch Lecture

Posted: October 18, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Lee Hamilton, president and director of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, will speak at the 20th-annual Vernon M. and Minnie I. Lynch Lecture for Mason’s Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (ICAR).

Mason Sports Roundup

Posted: October 17, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

This past weekend, men’s and women’s soccer, tennis and volleyball teams were in action, along with the men’s golf and women’s cross country squads.

Annual Jazz for Justice Concert Set for Nov. 2

Posted: October 17, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The George Mason University Jazz Ensemble and the Fairfax Law Foundation will present the Sixth Annual Jazz for Justice Concert at Mason’s Center for the Arts Concert Hall on Friday, Nov. 2, at 8 p.m.

Mason’s ROTC Sees Huge Growth

Posted: October 17, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

It’s not all about rapelling down tall buildings, or shooting paintball guns in the woods, or practicing water combat techniques. But it sure does sound like an exciting way to train.