Archive for November, 2007

Women’s Basketball Wins Third Straight; Wade Named CAA Player of the Week

Posted: November 28, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Mason women’s basketball team has won three straight games and its senior guard Lateisha Wade was named the Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Week.

Public Policy Grad Student Wins Best Paper Award

Posted: November 28, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Matthew Hardy, a doctoral student in the School of Public Policy, recently won an award for Best Student Paper at the 56th annual Virginia Transportation Conference, held in Roanoke.

Mason Participates in Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign

Posted: November 28, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

“Giving Hope” is the theme for the 2007 Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign (CVC). The annual workplace giving campaign for state workers supports a wide range of community programs and nonprofit organizations through tax-deductible donations.

Mason Counselors Without Borders Reach Out to California Wildfire Victims

Posted: November 28, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

In the wake of the California wildfires that burned more than 500,000 acres in October and November, many families and communities were faced with significant loss. While financial support poured in, many people still needed a shoulder to lean on.

Theater of the First Amendment, Jazz Ensemble Present Holiday Program

Posted: November 27, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

On Friday, Dec. 7, at 7:30 p.m., Mason’s Theater of the First Amendment (TFA) and the George Mason University Jazz Ensemble will join forces to bring the City of Fairfax “Have Yourselves a Jazzy Little Christmas.”

Mason to Host 2008 Olympic Landscape Sculpture International Exhibition

Posted: November 27, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

It is not unusual to see statues or sculptures gracing the green lawns around the Fairfax Campus. However, beginning today, dozens of new pieces will be installed on the campus. The 51 sculptures by artists from around the world will represent the Olympic spirit.

Mason Partners with NVCC on Accelerated Nursing Program

Posted: November 27, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The nation’s nursing shortage poses a significant threat to health care delivery, especially since demand is expected to rise dramatically in the coming years.

Memorial Honoring Roy Rosenzweig Planned for Dec. 9

Posted: November 27, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

A memorial honoring the late Roy Rosenzweig will be held on Sunday, Dec. 9, at 2 p.m. at the Arlington Campus. Rosensweig, a historian and pioneer of digital technology and new media, died on Oct. 11.

World Ball School

Posted: November 27, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason alum Debbie Hague, BA Geography ’88, MEd ’93, is a teacher at First Colonial High School in Virginia Beach, Va. She took her geography students to Linkhorn Park Elementary School for Geography Awareness Week and had them teach a class using the Mason World Ball.Photo courtesy of Debbie Hague

Mason Wins Over S.C. for Third-Place Finish in Old Spice Classic

Posted: November 26, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Mason men’s basketball team overcame a 12-point first-half deficit and outscored South Carolina 9-4 in the final minute to take a 69-68 victory over the Gamecocks on Sunday, clinching third place in the Old Spice Classic in Orlando, Fla.