Archive for January, 2008

Transitions

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

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

V-Day Calls Attention to Global Violence against Women and Girls

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

Mason is taking a stand to raise awareness and join the global effort to stop violence against women and girls by noting V-Day (“V” standing for “victory,” “valentine” and “vagina”) in February.

Series of Events to Honor Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

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

To celebrate Black History Month and commemorate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., Mason will hold a series of events on Wednesday, Jan. 30, and Thursday, Jan. 31.

Provost to Hold Faculty Forum on Criteria for Promotion and Tenure

Posted: January 28, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Office of the Provost will hold faculty forums at all three campuses to address the issue of criteria for promotion and tenure.

Men’s Basketball Team’s Winning Streak Halted by UNCW

Posted: January 28, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

John Vaughan

The 11 members of the Mason men’s basketball team entered Trask Coliseum in Wilmington on Saturday night without a single combined win in the building that has come to haunt Mason over the past 11 years. That statistic did not change when the game came to a close with UNCW winning 61-58 over Mason, snapping Mason’s four-game winning streak.

The Seahawks used a 13-0 second-half run to take control of the game, and Mason, which had scored at least 80 points in each of its past four games, was held to fewer than 60 points for just the fourth time all season.

New Web Site Consolidates Student Media

Posted: January 28, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason student media groups plan to launch a new web site today that will make getting Mason news, videos and photos easier than ever before.

Call for Submissions: Feminist Art Exhibition

Posted: January 28, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Women and Gender Studies Program is helping Mason to celebrate Women’s History Month this March with a juried exhibition on feminist art.

Students Gain Rare Opportunity to Study Conservation Efforts Up Close

Posted: January 28, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The clouded leopard looked up with faint interest from the sunny perch she was napping on to see what the movement was. The red pandas continued to munch on their freshly cut bamboo, paying little attention to all the activity on this winter morning.

Course Examines Human Disabilities and American Culture

Posted: January 25, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Imagine being one of the nearly 600 million people in the world living with a disability. Your day-to-day life could be very different from those around you, and it’s quite possible you feel misunderstood by others.

Mason in the News

Posted: January 25, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are highlights of national news coverage Mason recently received.