Archive for November, 2007

Eldercare Services Offers Support for Mason Caregivers

Posted: November 8, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Even though society tells us adults should be able to take care of themselves, as more and more people live into their 80s and 90s, this is not always the case. Those who fall into the “sandwich generation” must take care of their aging parents or relatives and their own children.

The King’s Singers Bring Holiday Music to Center for the Arts

Posted: November 7, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

For almost 40 years, the King’s Singers have captured the imagination and appreciation of audiences worldwide. This British sextet will perform their traditional Yule concert, “Joy to the World,” at the Center for the Arts on Friday, Dec. 7, at 8 p.m.

Vision Series Highlights Law Professor Rotunda

Posted: November 7, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Ronald Rotunda, University Professor of Law, will present “The Development of the Law Governing Detention of Enemy Combatants: Past, Present, and to Come” at the next Vision Series lecture on Monday, Nov. 12, at 8 p.m.

November at the Patriot Center

Posted: November 7, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

November is a busy month at the Patriot Center, with a variety of events that include Mason basketball games, concerts and special events.

Celebration of Achievements Honors University Scholarship

Posted: November 7, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

This afternoon, the Office of the Provost will host the sixth annual reception to honor the research, scholarly and creative accomplishments of the university’s faculty and students. The celebration will be held in the Center for the Arts lobby on the Fairfax Campus.

Artsy Groundbreaking

Posted: November 7, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

There were no shovels in sight on Tuesday at the “groundbreaking” for the new Art and Visual Technology building on the Fairfax Campus. Instead, participants were invited to pick up a brush or a marker and be creative. The new 88,000-square-foot building is expected to be completed in 2009.Photo by Nicolas Tan

Mason Sports Roundup

Posted: November 6, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Men’s and women’s cross country, soccer and swimming and diving, as well as men’s wrestling, and women’s basketball — with their opening exhibition game — and volleyball teams have seen recent action.

Mason Takes Steps to Conserve Water amid Drought Conditions

Posted: November 6, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Amid the bright yellows, oranges and reds of the changing leaves this season, it may not be readily apparent that the entire Commonwealth of Virginia is experiencing a significant drought, which intensified in the six weeks before the recent widespread rainfall.

New Student Video Center Open at Mason

Posted: November 6, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Communication media production students now have a new place to call home. The Student Video center, located in Room 352, Robinson Hall A, will also serve as the new site for the video yearbook, Mason Cable Network and the new Film and Video Studies program.

Rallying

Posted: November 6, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine acknowledges applause from a crowd gathered at the Fairfax Campus on Monday for a Democratic rally. Behind him, waiting their turn to speak, are U.S. Sen. Jim Webb and former Gov. Mark Warner.Photo by Evan Cantwell