Archive for January, 2008

Potential for Buzz and Bucks Attracts New Companies to Grubstake Breakfast

Posted: January 14, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Eggs and eight minutes can translate into millions of dollars for early-stage technology companies at an event called Grubstake, run by the Business Alliance of George Mason University.

Writers’ Group Offers ‘Safe Space’ for Trauma Survivors

Posted: January 14, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason’s Sexual Assault Services and Counseling and Psychological Services host groups every year to help survivors of traumatic events cope with their experiences.

IPDP Assists Educational Systems around the World

Posted: January 14, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

When Mason envisions its future, it sees opportunities for building strong alliances with other institutions, businesses and communities both nationally and internationally.

Mark Morris Dance Group to Perform ‘Dido and Aeneas’ at Center for the Arts

Posted: January 11, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

For the first time, legendary choreographer Mark Morris will present a full-length piece, Henry Purcell’s opera “Dido and Aeneas,” at Mason’s Center for the Arts.

Scene from Dido and Aeneas

Mason in the News

Posted: January 11, 2008 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.

Monday, Dec. 17, 2007, CNN International
Modern Day Slavery
Louise Shelley, Mason professor of public policy, was interviewed on CNN International regarding a recent domestic human trafficking case.

New Buildings Rising

Posted: January 10, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The new building for the Volgenau School of Information Technology and Engineering on the Fairfax Campus is quickly rising. The building and its new next-door neighbor, a building for art and visual technology that is also under construction, are both scheduled for completion in 2009.Photo by Nicolas Tan

Men’s Basketball Struggles in 73-68 Overtime Loss at Delaware

Posted: January 10, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Mason men’s basketball team struggled with Delaware’s pressure defense in the second half as a 19-point Patriot lead evaporated and the Blue Hens rallied for a 73-68 overtime win in Newark, Del.

Mason Provides an Advocate for Its Entrepreneurs

Posted: January 10, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Ian Mooers

Mason has always had a reputation as entrepreneurial, but cataloging those efforts — and keeping track of them — seemed akin to grabbing a tiger by the tail.

Podcasting Series Leads off B.Y.T.E. Week Workshops

Posted: January 10, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

According to the Wikipedia definition, a podcast is “a collection of digital media files which is distributed over the Internet using syndication feeds for playback on portable media players and personal computers.”

Staff Senate Seeks Outstanding Supervisor Nominations

Posted: January 9, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The staff senate is accepting nominations for the spring 2008 Outstanding Supervisor Award. The deadline for nominations is Feb. 1.