Archive for March, 2008

Words of Wisdom

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

Distinguished scholar bell hooks chatted with students at a reception in her honor on Tuesday. She addressed a standing-room-only audience in Harris Theater on the role of higher education in promoting participatory democracy and social justice. Her talk was sponsored by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences’ Interdisciplinary Committee’s Moments of Truth series.Photo by […]

A Quilt for Survivors

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

The Sexual Assault Services Office encouraged the Mason community to participate in the Survivors Quilt project, which honors victims of dating and domestic violence, as well as sexual assault and stalking. Quilt squares were created by individuals to represent a personal experience, to honor someone they know who has been affected, or to show their […]

Mason Sports Roundup

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

While the men’s basketball team took a break and waited to find out their opponent in the NCAA Tournament, other Mason teams were in action over the weekend.

Corporate Voluntary Environmental Programs Don’t Perform As Well As Expected

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

A new study by Mason environmental science and policy researchers suggests that companies that participate in voluntary environmental programs do worse in their attempts to help the environment than those that do not take on these programs.

Junior Spearheads Holocaust Remembrance Events

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

Elie Wiesel, American novelist and Holocaust survivor, described his experiences during the Holocaust and his imprisonment in several concentration camps in his memoir, “Night.”

Mason’s Experience Is Good News for Next Cinderella, Professor Finds

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

With the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament about to begin, everyone is wondering who could be this year’s Cinderella. Mason’s stunning Final Four run in 2006 made the team an instant fan favorite and the university a household name.

Fans Invited to Send Off Men’s Basketball Team

Posted: March 17, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

All Mason fans are invited to send off the men’s basketball team as they leave for their NCAA Tournament matchup against Notre Dame on Thursday. The team will say goodbye from the Patriot Center loading dock area at approximately 1:35 p.m. on Tuesday, March 18.

Ready for another Run

Posted: March 17, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Students at the Mason Nation Selection Rally on Sunday turned out in full Mason spirit gear to celebrate the men’s basketball team’s upcoming participation in the 2008 NCAA Tournament. The first-round game will be on March 20 in Denver, Colo.Photo by Evan Cantwell

Technology Across the Curriculum Program Explores Blogging

Posted: March 17, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Because of the increasingly important role that blogs play in so many aspects of our lives, it is important that students develop an active, deep and critical understanding of how to blog, how blogs function, and what a blog’s impact is likely to be.

Mason Celebrates Field of Social Work

Posted: March 17, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason will recognize National Professional Social Work Month with a celebration on Wednesday, March 19.