Archive for February, 2008

Roses for Iris

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

Iris Knell, long-time coordinator for the Robinson Professors program, retired in February after more than 22 years at Mason. She says her best memory at Mason was the men’s basketball team’s Final Four run because of the campus pride and excitement that came with it. Going into retirement, Knell takes a renewed pleasure in her […]

Undergraduate Management Course Moves to Online Format

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

Paige Wolf

Students enrolled this spring in the School of Management (SOM) course MGMT 301 People and Organizations are able for the first time to “attend” the weekly lectures from the comfort of their homes.

Mason in the Community

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

Following are members of the Mason community who made presentations in February as part of Mason Speakers, the university’s speakers bureau.

Mason in the News

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

Following are highlights of national news coverage Mason recently received.

Men’s Basketball Wins Over William & Mary, 60-54

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

The Patriots had more to celebrate than a hard-fought 60-54 win over William and Mary last night.

Mason Touts Multiple Truman Scholarship Finalists

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

Yet again, Mason is home to multiple Truman Scholarship finalists.

The finalists for the 2008 Harry S. Truman Scholarship – a prestigious, competitive program that provides $30,000 for graduate study – were recently named. The selection committee endorsed two Mason candidates who showed impressive academic achievements, leadership skills and community involvement.

University Mourns Death of Retired Robinson Professor

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

Egon Verheyen

Egon Verheyen, retired Clarence J. Robinson Professor of Humanities at Mason, died on Monday, Feb. 25, after a long battle with cancer. He was 72 years old.

Family Musical Group Leahy to Perform at Center for the Arts

Posted: February 27, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

A Canadian octet of brothers and sisters called Leahy is capturing countless fans with compelling fiddle-driven music, meticulous step dancing and enchanting vocals. Leahy will perform at Mason’s Center for the Arts on Saturday, March 15, at 8 p.m.

Leahy

Time for Students to Prepare for Spring Internship and Job Fair

Posted: February 27, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The spring Internship and Job Fair for Mason students is fast approaching on Wednesday, March 19, and Thursday, March 20.

Court Upholds Mason’s Sanctions against Sigma Chi

Posted: February 27, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The recent decision by a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit against George Mason University administrators by the Iota Xi Chapter of Sigma Chi vindicates the university’s support of an earlier ruling.