Archive for December, 2007

Men’s Basketball Holds Off Hampton to Improve to 7-2

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

The Mason men’s basketball team rallied in the final eight minutes to beat Hampton, 57-54, at Patriot Center.

Mason Students Receive National and International Scholarship Recognition

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

Receiving a national or international scholarship is an extraordinary accomplishment for any student. And the number of Mason students who become finalists and winners of these awards is increasing each year.

Board of Visitors Approves New Degrees

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

At its meeting on Wednesday, the George Mason University Board of Visitors (BOV), the university’s governing board, approved nine new degrees.

Eby Selected for Associate Provost Post

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

Kimberly Eby

Kimberly Eby, interim director of Mason’s Center for Teaching Excellence and associate professor of interdisciplinary and integrative studies, was recently named associate provost for faculty development and director of the Center for Teaching Excellence.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Comes to Center for the Arts

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

In 1946, one of Britain’s greatest conductors, Sir Thomas Beecham, founded the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra to bring the world’s greatest music to the people of his country.

Encounters with Culture Encourages Consideration of New Forms of Art

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

For the second time this week, you find yourself in line at Starbucks for another tall caramel macchiato with extra whipped cream.

What a Mason Expert Is Saying about … China

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

Ming Wan

Ming Wan, director of the Global Affairs Program and professor of government and politics at Mason, is an expert on East Asia and is regularly invited to share his expertise as a media commentator.

Mason Takes on Immigration Issues with Text and Community Choice

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

Devil's Highway book cover

Luis Alberto Urrea’s “The Devil’s Highway: A True Story” is this year’s selection for Mason’s Text and Community Program, which encourages professors, students, alumni and the wider community to approach books from multiple perspectives.

Women’s Basketball Win Streak Snapped; Split for Wrestling in Dual Meets

Posted: December 4, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Seeking its fourth win in a row, the Mason women’s basketball team fell prey to the University of Richmond.

Undergraduate-Faculty Apprenticeship and Writing Fellowship Winners Announced

Posted: December 4, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Thirteen students have been selected for spring 2008 Undergraduate-Faculty Research Apprenticeships and three students have been selected for Writing Fellowships.