Archive for January, 2008

Research Seminars and Workshops Offered

Posted: January 31, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Office of Research Development is offering students, faculty and staff the opportunity to learn about different areas of research support by participating in seminars and workshops this spring.

There are six different research seminar and workshop series: Research Resources, Basics, Tips for Success, Grants Management, Research Essentials and Translating Research to Innovation. There will also be a session given by Vice President for Research and Economic Development Matt Kluger on Strategies for Success in Research Funding.

Deadline for Employee Recognition Nominations Changed

Posted: January 31, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The deadline for nominations for employee recognition programs sponsored by the Office of Human Resources and Payroll has changed.

February at the Patriot Center

Posted: January 31, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

February brings Mason men’s and women’s basketball games as well as a variety of concerts to the Patriot Center.

BOV Approves Room and Board Rates, Gives Faculty Seat on Board

Posted: January 31, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason’s Board of Visitors approved room and board rates for the 2008-09 academic year and voted to give the faculty a nonvoting seat on the full board for the first time.

Mason Tops VCU, 63-51

Posted: January 30, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Mason men’s basketball team used a 20-4 second-half run to take control of a physical game and snap VCU’s seven-game winning streak, handing the Colonial Athletic Association’s first-place team a 63-51 loss at Patriot Center.

State Symphony of Mexico to Appear at Center for the Arts

Posted: January 30, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

For more than 30 years, the State Symphony of Mexico, led by Maestro Enrique Bátiz, has created numerous recordings that cover a broad range of musical literature.

University Administrators to Hold Budget Forum

Posted: January 30, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

All faculty and staff members are invited to a budget forum on Monday, March 31, hosted by Provost Peter Stearns and Senior Vice President Maurice Scherrens.

Mason Celebrates Girls and Women in Sports, 35th Anniversary of Title IX

Posted: January 30, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason will celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) with events next week on the Fairfax and Prince William Campuses.

Climate Change Teach-In

Posted: January 30, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Barry Klinger, associate professor of climate dynamics, spoke on “Global Warming: The Known, the Unknown, and the Unknowable” at the Focus the Nation teach-in held at Mason Jan. 29.Creative Services photo

Mason Sports Roundup

Posted: January 29, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

In addition to men’s basketball action reported yesterday, men’s volleyball, women’s basketball and tennis, and the wrestling, swim and dive as well as track and field squads were in action over the weekend.