Archive for March, 2008

Patriots Advance to CAA Championship Game

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

The Mason men’s basketball team will play William & Mary tonight night at 7 p.m. in the CAA Championship game, televised on ESPN.

Patriots Advance to CAA Tournament Semifinals

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

The Mason men’s basketball team advanced to the semifinals of the Colonial Athletic Association tournament for the third straight season following a 63-52 win over Northeastern on Saturday.

Students’ Grassroots Efforts Pay Off in Statewide Recognition

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

Mason’s Virginia21 chapter has been selected as the winner of the “2008 Voice of a Generation Award.”

On the Job: Senior Locksmith Keeps Doors Opening

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

David Lee

Providing access and security to thousands of people is what David Lee looks forward to every day when he comes to work at Mason.

Mason Recognized for Work on Electronic Portfolios

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

The Association of American College and Universities (AAC&U) has recognized Mason for its work on electronic portfolios and assessment.

Mason has been named as one of 12 institutions in the nation to participate in a project to identify best practices in electronic portfolios and assessments.

Mason in the News

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

Following are highlights of national and international news coverage Mason recently received.

Safe Break

Posted: March 6, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Safe Spring Break Awareness Week, sponsored by Sexual Assault Services and the office of Alcohol, Drug and Health Education, includes kiosks in the Johnson Center with “healthy hook up kits” and important information for personal safety.Photo by Ryann Doyle

Faculty Senate Approves Motions on Incomplete Grades, Faculty Practice Concept

Posted: March 6, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Faculty Senate passed motions to clarify incomplete grade policies, to approve the concept of a “faculty practice plan” and to extend the “tenure clock” for cases of serious illness.

Center for the Arts Welcomes Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company

Posted: March 6, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The award-winning Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company is recognized as one of the most innovative and powerful forces in the modern dance world.

Vision Series Highlights ICAR Professor Hirsch

Posted: March 6, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Susan Hirsch, director of the undergraduate Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution program, is featured at the next Vision Series lecture on Monday, March 17, at 8 p.m.