Archive for May, 2008

May Marks Award Season at Mason

Posted: May 2, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Next week 40 university employees will be honored.

Mason in the News

Posted: May 2, 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.

Slayden Re-elected Chair of Faculty Senate

Posted: May 2, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Suzanne Slayden

At the final meeting of the academic year on Wednesday, the Faculty Senate elected Suzanne Slayden, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, to a third term as chair of the senate for the 2008-09 year.

Men’s Soccer Coaching Icon Gordon Bradley Dies

Posted: May 2, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Gordon Bradley

Gordon Bradley, the most successful men’s soccer coach in Mason history who led the Patriots to six NCAA Tournament appearances, has died.

May 2008 Accolades

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

Accolades is a monthly column that recognizes the latest achievements of George Mason faculty and staff members.

Patricia Hendrix Is the May Employee of the Month

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

Patricia Hendrix

Patricia Hendrix, administrative assistant in Mathematical Sciences, says, “Basically, I’m a ‘jill’ of all trades. While I keep the department chair’s calendar and take care of what he needs to make his job run more smoothly, such as travel arrangements, I also assist the professors in the department with their travel arrangements and ensure that deserving students, both graduate and undergraduate, receive department financial support.”

Town Hall Meetings Answer Questions on Faculty, Staff Housing Project

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

Earlier this week, Tom Calhoun, vice president for facilities, hosted two Town Hall meetings to address the questions and concerns of the Mason community pertaining to the faculty and staff housing project currently under way.

Mertens Sponsor Book Sculpture as Part of Art and Literature Initiative

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

book sculpture

You might remember strolling through the streets of Washington, D.C., a few years ago and seeing four-foot tall sculptures of donkeys and elephants as part of the Party Animals project.