Archive for November, 2007

New Staff Senators Elected

Posted: November 5, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Staff Senate Policies and Elections Committee has counted the ballots for the fall 2007 midterm election and has announced the names of the new staff senators.

Mason Restructures Environmental Health and Safety Office

Posted: November 5, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

In an effort to enhance health and safety services and provide one effective, streamlined safety function, several university offices have been merged to create the Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Office.

The Volgenau School of Information Technology and Engineering Prepares for the Future with New Building

Posted: November 5, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

When the Volgenau School of Information Technology and Engineering opens the doors of its new building on the Fairfax Campus in 2009, the school will be continuing its history and reputation as an innovative educational project.

TIME Names Hussam a Global Hero of the Environment

Posted: November 5, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

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In issues of TIME magazine now on newsstands, Mason chemistry professor Abul Hussam is cited as a Global Hero of the Environment for 2007. He was presented with an award in London on Oct. 25.

Department of Art and Visual Technology to Break Ground on New Building

Posted: November 5, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Department of Art and Visual Technology (AVT) in the College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for its new building on Tuesday, Nov. 6, at 2 p.m.

Doc Watson Performance Canceled

Posted: November 2, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Doc Watson’s performance at Mason’s Center for the Arts on Saturday, Nov. 3, at 8 p.m. has been canceled due to his illness.

Center for the Arts Presents Virginia Opera’s Production of ‘Pirates of Penzance’

Posted: November 2, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Virginia Opera will present this month its first traditional production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s ever-popular comic operetta, “Pirates of Penzance,” with all the high-spirited British humor and delightful music that has made it an audience favorite for more than a century.

Single Game Tickets for Mason Men’s Home Basketball Games Now on Sale

Posted: November 2, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Individual tickets for all Mason men’s basketball games at the Patriot Center went on sale to the general public this week. The home opener is Friday, Nov. 9, against the University of Vermont Catamounts.

Mason in the News

Posted: November 2, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

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

Mason Celebrates American Indian Heritage Month

Posted: November 2, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

National American Indian Month celebrates the indigenous culture and educates the public about the heritage, history, art and traditions of the American Indian Native people.