Archive for November, 2007

Mason Faculty Authors Publish New Books

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

Following are highlights of new books recently published by Mason faculty.

Mason Now Offers iTunes U Program

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

Not everyone you see walking around campus with wires dangling from their ears is listening to music. Believe it or not, they could be listening to something educational.

Strategic Planning Committee to Hold Open Forum

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

As part of the university’s reaffirmation of accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, it is obligated to set strategic goals that guide university planning.

Mason Sports Roundup

Posted: November 20, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

In addition to men’s basketball, reported yesterday, the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams, men’s cross country and wrestling, and women’s basketball and volleyball teams were in action over the weekend.

Mason Enterprise Center Encourages Teleworking

Posted: November 20, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

In today’s competitive business world, many organizations are more focused on the work performed rather than on the location where it is performed.

Mercer’s Descendant Pays a Visit

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

Lucy Blundon, center, and her husband, Montague, visited the Mercer Library on the Prince William Campus last week. Blundon is a descendant of John Mercer, George Mason’s uncle and guardian. History recounts that Mercer’s personal library was the largest and best of its era in Virginia. Giving the couple a tour of the library is […]

Men’s Basketball Sets School Record in 67-56 Win Over Dayton

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

The Mason men’s basketball team achieved a 67-56 win over the Dayton Flyers in a historic game in front of 7,274 at the Patriot Center on Saturday.

The team was perfect at the free throw line, going 21 of 21 and setting a school record.

Small Business Is Big Business at Mason Enterprise Center

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

Jody Keenan

When the Association of Small Business Development Centers was looking to elect its next chair, Jody Keenan, the state director of the Virginia Small Business Development Centers, was the logical choice.

What You Don’t Know Might Hurt You: Alum’s Work Balances National Security and Information Sharing

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

If the U.S. Department of Homeland Security takes an interest in your dissertation before it is published, you can be fairly certain you chose a pertinent area of study. Sean Gorman found himself in that position in 2004 when he was working on “Networks, Complexity and Security: The Role of Policy in Critical Infrastructure Protection.”

Where in the World Are Mason Alumni?

Posted: November 16, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

With 112,000 alumni spread across the United States and around the world, Mason is making its impact in a national and international way.