Archive for April, 2008

EarthFest

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

A fan snaps a photo of Ralph Nader, environmental activist and presidential candidate, who was on the Fairfax Campus Saturday as part of EarthFest activities.Photo by Evan Cantwell

Networking Leads to Competitive Internship for Graduate Student

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

Francis Cordero, a graduate student in the Master of Interdisciplinary Studies (MAIS): Video Production Program, is the first Mason student to be offered a highly competitive paid internship with American Women in Radio and Television (AWRT) at their headquarters in McLean, Va.

Art and Visual Technology Recognized in Top 100 Graduate Art Programs

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

While walking through the Fairfax Campus, it’s easy to spot the creativity of students in Mason’s Department of Art and Visual Technology (AVT). Sculptures and other art installations adorn the campus lawns, while paintings and drawings decorate the halls of the Fine Arts Building.

Alumni Honored at Celebration of Distinction

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

Each year, the George Mason University Alumni Association recognizes and honors outstanding alumni, students and faculty members for their achievements and contributions to the university during its Celebration of Distinction, held this year on April 16.

Fighting the Future: Mason Scientists Address Bacteria’s Resistance to Modern Antibiotics

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

Antibiotics that work today may not work tomorrow. It’s a serious problem that several researchers at Mason are bent on solving. Bacteria are becoming more resistant to common antibiotics, partially due to overuse of this class of medicine.

Liotta and Petricoin to Discuss Personalized Medicine in Vision Series Lecture

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

Lance Liotta and Emanuel Petricoin, co-directors of the Center for Applied Proteomics and Molecular Medicine, will present “The Dawn of the Age of Personalized Therapy: Proteomic Technologies and Strategies for Implementation” at the next Vision Series on Monday, April 21, at 8 p.m.

Mason Hosts State Science Fair

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

Associate Professor Emeritus Carol Litchfield represented the Society for Industrial Microbiology at the recent Virginia State Science and Engineering Fair for high school students hosted by the Volgenau School of Information Technology and Engineering and the College of Science. With her is the winner of the first prize in microbiology, Kathryn Williams from Ocean Lakes […]

Students Receive Alumni Association Scholarships

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

Each year, the George Mason University Alumni Association recognizes and honors outstanding alumni, students and faculty members for their achievements and contributions to the university during its Celebration of Distinction, held this year on April 16. The association also announces the names of its scholarship winners.

Mason in the News

Posted: April 18, 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.

Memorial Service for Egon Verheyen to Be Held

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

A memorial service for Egon Verheyen, retired Clarence J. Robinson Professor of Humanities who died earlier this year, will be held on Wednesday, April 23, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on the third tier of the Center for the Arts.