Archive for January, 2008

Mason Shuttles Change Schedules When Classes Resume

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

The Parking and Transportation Department has announced schedule changes for the various shuttle routes — including continuous Mason to Metro service on weekdays — when spring semester classes begin.

Mason Sports Roundup

Posted: January 8, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Rashauna Hobbs

In addition to men’s basketball, reported yesterday, women’s basketball, wrestling, track and field and swimming teams were in action over the weekend.

Computational Scientist Consults on Engineering for National Security

Posted: January 8, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

As director of the Center for Computational Fluid Dynamics, Rainald Löhner conducts research, writes, teaches and mentors. But he sees his role as a consultant, particularly to those in government who are handling issues of national security, as the most important one he and his center can fulfill.

Patriots Leap Past Towson Tigers, 72-63

Posted: January 7, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Mason men’s basketball team was able to survive a 43-27 run by Towson thanks to an early 13-point lead and a 21-8 run. The Patriots closed the game, 72-63, at the Patriot Center.

Interview with Alum Sharon Creech, Award-Winning Author

Posted: January 7, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

While growing up, Sharon Creech, MA English ’79, wanted to be a lot of things, including a teacher and a reporter. “I soon found that I would make a terrible reporter,” she says. “I didn’t like the facts, so I changed them.”

Time to Register for B.Y.T.E. Week Workshops

Posted: January 7, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Build Your Technology and Teaching Expertise (B.Y.T.E.) Week is scheduled for Jan. 14 through Jan. 18, 2008. This free training for faculty and staff members helps expand technology skills to support the classroom and the university.

Transitions

Posted: January 7, 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.

School of Management Course Rewards Top Entrepreneurship Plans

Posted: January 4, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Students taking the New Venture Creation course found that with hard work they could create a little cash for themselves as well.

Margaret Jones Is January Employee of the Month

Posted: January 4, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

A 22-year employee with University Police, Jones oversees and maintains police records and is known as the “go-to problem solver” for the department.

Mason in the News

Posted: January 4, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are highlights of national news coverage Mason recently received.