Archive for March, 2008

Mason in the News

Posted: March 21, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are highlights of national news coverage George Mason recently received.

Having a Ball

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

Who says techies don’t know how to have fun? The Student Services staff in the Volgenau School of Information Technology and Engineering — Marylou Masiyowski, Susan Brionez, Lisa Nolder and Laura Harrison — got their Mason Spirit revved up in preparation for the men’s basketball NCAA Tournament.Photo by Jonathan Goldman

Chanticleer Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Center for the Arts Performance

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

The Chanticleer choral ensemble returns to Mason’s Center for the Arts on Friday, April 4, at 8 p.m. for “My Spirit Sang All Day.”

Geospatial Intelligence Program Helps to Map a Constantly Changing World

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

Imagine being able to walk around downtown Washington, D.C., with a small handheld device that could tell you everything you wanted to know about the area. Point it at a monument on the Mall and it would tell you the history and significance — plus give you directions to the next tourist site you wanted to visit, with up-to-the-minute traffic, weather and air quality information.

BOV Approves Summer Tuition and Fees

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

The university’s Board of Visitors (BOV) voted on Wednesday to adopt a new tuition and fee schedule for the 2008 summer session.

Mason Researchers Create Software to Identify Complex Cyber Network Attacks

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

Researchers in the Center for Secure Information Systems have developed new software that can reduce the impact of cyber attacks by identifying the possible vulnerability paths through an organization’s networks.

Changes in Prince William Campus Administration Announced

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

Ronald Carmichael

Ronald Carmichael, formerly general manager for the Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center, has been named the executive officer for the Prince William Campus.

Mason’s Health and Fitness Expo Encourages Healthy Living

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

University Life, in partnership with Kaiser Permanente and Aetna Student Health, is sponsoring the 12th Annual Health and Fitness Expo on the Fairfax and Prince William Campuses.

Assistive Technology Initiative Helps Individuals with Disabilities

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

When the Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA) adopted a new project that would provide forms of assistive technology to individuals with disabilities, Mason responded by hiring a new Information Technology Accessibility Coordinator for the Assistive Technology Initiative (ATI), a program developed in 1998.

Mason Hosts NCAA Tournament Watch Parties

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

On Thursday, March 20, Mason will host NCAA Tournament watch parties around the Fairfax Campus in these locations: the Johnson Center Atrium, the Johnson Center Bistro, the Corner Pocket Game Room in Shenandoah Hall and Damon’s Restaurant in Student Union Building I.