Archive for February, 2008

Green Gulp

Posted: February 20, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Dining Services has introduced a new Mason reusable drink bottle at the convenience stores on the Fairfax Campus. The 22 oz. polycarbonate bottles cost $4.35; a coupon inside is good for one free fill of any fountain drink. Subsequent fills of fountain drinks will cost 20 cents less than usual and avoid the waste of […]

Mason Sports Roundup

Posted: February 19, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

In addition to men’s basketball, reported yesterday, the following Mason athletic teams were in action over the weekend.

Professor Uses Nature as Inspiration for Engineering

Posted: February 19, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Kenneth De Jong

By looking to nature and more specifically to how species adapt over time, Mason computer scientist Kenneth De Jong believes we can improve any number of things about the world we live in.

Award-Winning “Studio A” Introduces Students to Film and Video Professionals

Posted: February 19, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

“Studio A,” a new show filmed live to tape in the GMU-TV studio, was begun last fall and continues this semester.

The program won a silver “Davey” award last fall.

Staff Senate Issues Call for Nominations

Posted: February 19, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Staff Senate is calling for nominations to fill open seats in the 2008 general election.
Nominations are due by 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 29.

Standing Room Only

Posted: February 18, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason students show their Homecoming spirit at the sold-out men’s basketball game on Saturday.Photo by Nicolas Tan

Men’s Basketball Suffers First Home Loss of the Season

Posted: February 18, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Mason men’s basketball team suffered its first home loss of the season as UNC Wilmington beat the Patriots 75-73 in front of a sellout Patriot Center crowd of 9,840.

CVPA Career Panel Discusses Arts in the Real World

Posted: February 18, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

On Wednesday, Feb. 20, alumni from the College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) and other arts professionals will be at the Fairfax Campus as part of a panel, Arts in the Real World, to discuss careers in the arts.

Michael Behrmann Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Posted: February 18, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Michael Behrmann

Michael Behrmann, director of the Kellar Institute for Human disAbilities, has devoted his career to generating new ideas and concepts in technology, improving services to children and developing innovative personnel preparation programs.

Upper-Level Courses Challenge, Prepare Students for Their Profession

Posted: February 18, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

As home to many of the world’s fastest-growing economies, Asia seemed like it was on its way to becoming the center of the world economy before the 1997 financial crisis. Today, the region remains in economic turmoil.