Archive for May, 2008

Mason Sports Roundup

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

The Mason rowing, baseball, softball, track and field, and women’s lacrosse teams were in action over the weekend.

Marsha Ray Is New Associate Vice President for Campaign Programs

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

Marsha Ray

Marsha Ray has joined Mason as associate vice president for campaign programs. She reports to Marc Broderick, vice president for university development and alumni affairs.

Film and Video Studies Students to Present Projects

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

The first class of the new Film and Video Studies (FAVS) degree program will present their final senior video projects at the Johnson Center Cinema on May 13 from 1 to 5 p.m.

Undergraduates to Participate in College Leaders Program

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

Three Mason undergraduates will participate this summer in the 2008 College Leaders Program of the Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership at the University of Virginia.

The students are Ronald D’Agostino, government and international politics major; Anna Godlewski, integrative studies major; and Dale Warfield, government and international politics major.

The Mason students will join a select group of about 25.

An Interview with Denis Hamlett, Mason Alumnus, MLS Coach

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

Denis Hamlett, BS Public Administration ’92, is a Mason Hall of Famer who played soccer under coach Gordon Bradley.

Natural Walk Introduces Community to Another Side of Campus

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

Mason botanist Andrea Weeks led nature lovers on a botanical tour of the Fairfax Campus during Earth Week.

Convocation Schedules, Speakers Announced

Posted: May 5, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Convocation ceremonies for individual academic units will begin Thursday, May 15, at 10 a.m. The following are dates, times, locations and speakers for the convocations. Commencement for all graduates will be held Saturday, May 17, at 10 a.m. in the Patriot Center.

Memorial for Prof. Robert Hawkes to Be Held

Posted: May 5, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Robert Hawkes Jr.

A memorial celebration for Robert T. Hawkes, longtime administrator at Mason and faculty member in the Department of History and Art History, will be held on Tuesday, May 6.

Ringing the Bell

Posted: May 5, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

One of his first duties as a new board member for GTSI was to travel to New York for the closing bell at the Nasdaq Stock Market in Times Square. Lloyd Griffiths, dean of the Volgenau School of Information Technology and Engineering, joined other GTSI board members to celebrate the company’s 25th business anniversary. He […]

Back for More: Coach Jim Larranaga Discusses His Decision to Stay in Fairfax

Posted: May 5, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

April 2, 2008, may go down as the most eventful uneventful day in the history of George Mason sports. It ended the way it began — with Jim Larranaga as head coach of Mason’s men’s basketball team — and rarely has the status quo seemed so satisfying.