Archive for December, 2007

Candidates for Associate Provost Post to Give Presentations

Posted: December 11, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Office of the Provost cordially invites all to attend presentations by the three candidates being considered for the position of associate provost for graduate education and special projects.

Men’s Basketball Falls to Kent State, 73-55

Posted: December 10, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Mason men’s basketball team played its first road game of the season on Saturday at Kent State, and things did not go well.

Music from Storied Military Bands Featured at Center for the Arts

Posted: December 10, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Band of the Coldstream Guards and the Pipes, Drums and Dancers of the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards take the stage at Mason’s Center for the Arts on Sunday, Jan. 20, at 2 and 7 p.m.

Transitions

Posted: December 10, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

This periodic column highlights the comings and goings of Mason faculty and staff, as well as promotions and job changes within the university.

Off the Clock: Flags Are Flying Where This Music Professor Goes

Posted: December 10, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mark Camphouse

You could call him a vexilologist, but music professor Mark Camphouse just calls himself a flag collector.

Assistive Technology Helps Improve the Lives of Those with Disabilities

Posted: December 10, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

For a young person with a disability, keeping up with other students in the classroom can be frustrating and overwhelming. Michael Behrmann, professor of special education and director of the Helen A. Kellar Institute for Human disAbilities, has devoted his career to finding ways to aid these children and their teachers.

Professors Take Entrepreneurship Expertise to Emerging Economies

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

“We have the world covered,” says Zoltan Acs of his worldwide work on entrepreneurship with Roger Stough. Both are School of Public Policy professors.

George Mason in the News

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

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

New Alumni College to Offer Seminars by Iraq War Expert

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

As part of its new Alumni College, a program that offers continuing education seminars to Mason alumni and friends led by nationally recognized experts, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences hosts its first Scholar in Residence, Lt. Gen. Bernard E. Trainor (Ret.).

Amelia Thompson, Wife of University’s First President, Dies

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

Amelia Harney Thompson, 93, died of a stroke on Nov. 17. Her husband of 61 years was Lorin Andrew Thompson Jr., Mason’s first president.