Archive for November, 2007

Mason Professors Weigh In on Internet Rating

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

As college students begin to prepare for the upcoming semester, many look to Ratemyprofessors.com as a resource to plan their class schedule. Access to students’ opinions is as simple as opening the web page.

Mason in the News

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

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

Mason Establishes New Center for Real Estate Entrepreneurship

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

The Washington, D.C., region is the fourth largest metro area in the United States, and its real estate market is one of the most desirable investment markets in the world. To serve this sector of the economy, Mason has established a new center devoted to real estate entrepreneurship.

On the Ball

Posted: November 15, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Men’s basketball head coach Jim Larranaga and Geography Department Manager Jennifer Maloney promoted geography awareness at GIS Day on Wednesday. During the men’s game against Dayton on Saturday, students will have a chance to win a world basketball and other prizes such as maps, T-shirts and globe beach balls.Photo by Nicolas Tan

Mason Athletes Win Honors

Posted: November 15, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Kelly Keelan

In the past week, honors have rolled in for several student-athletes and the Mason softball team.

Jazzy Holiday Concert at Center for the Arts

Posted: November 15, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Using Stan Kenton’s “Merry Christmas” (1961) for inspiration, two of the area’s major jazz powerhouses, the Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra and the Capitol Bones Big Band, will join forces in an evening of swingin’ holiday music on Dec. 15.

Transitions

Posted: November 15, 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.

College Names Distinguished Visiting Scholar to Advance Collaboration

Posted: November 15, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

In 2006, the College of Education and Human Development adopted five core values on which to focus: collaboration, ethical leadership, innovation, research-based practice and social justice.

Men’s Basketball Scores Second Straight Victory with 56-47 Win against Cleveland State

Posted: November 14, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

For the first time in 12 years, the Mason men’s basketball team starts their season 2-0, with a decisive win against Cleveland State in home action last night.

Canadian Brass Returns to Center for the Arts for Holiday Concert

Posted: November 14, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

With almost 100 concerts per year, the Canadian Brass, now heading into its 36th performance season, is always on the go, but never more so than during the winter holidays. A Canadian Brass Christmas returns to Mason’s Center for the Arts on Friday, Dec. 14, at 8 p.m.