Archive for April, 2008

First EarthFest Welcomes Ralph Nader to Mason

Posted: April 8, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason will celebrate Earth Week with several major events highlighting conservation and sustainability beginning Saturday, April 19.

The Big Event

Posted: April 8, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Two dozen students — and one dog — from Mason and Virginia Tech participated in a clean-up of Four Mile Run in Arlington, Va., over the weekend. “The Big Event” was the first partnership between Tech’s National Capital Region campuses and Mason’s Arlington Campus.Photo by Lori Cohen

Eric Knight Selected CAA Men’s Swimmer of the Year

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

Eric Knight

For the fourth straight year, a member of the Mason men’s swimming team has been selected as the best in the Colonial Athletic Association.

Center for the Arts Announces 2008-09 Season

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

Subscriptions are now available for the upcoming season of Great Performances at Mason.

Transitions

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

This periodic column highlights the comings and goings of Mason faculty and staff, as well as promotions and job changes within the university.

Mason to Dedicate Confucius Statue Donated by the Confucian Academy

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

Mason will formally accept and dedicate a bronze statue of Confucius on Wednesday, April 9, at 4:30 p.m.

Mason Students Proud to Display Their Cultural Heritage during Annual International Week

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

Many people know Malkit (Mona) Singh because of her academic reputation. She has garnered several scholarly awards, including the prestigious Truman scholarship. But not many people know that she is one of the choreographers for El Taal Bhangra Dance Team, which won Mason’s International Week dance competition last year.

Apply to Fenwick Fellow Program

Posted: April 4, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Applications for the 2008-09 restructured Fenwick Fellow program are being accepted through Wednesday, April 30.

On the Job: Commissions and Warranty Office Picks Up Steam

Posted: April 4, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Paul Foley

During a time of heavy construction and expansion at Mason, Paul Foley, commission and warranty technician for Facilities Management, has his hands full.

Mason in the News

Posted: April 4, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are highlights of national news coverage Mason recently received.