Archive for June, 2008

Mason Faculty and Staff in the Community

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

Following are members of the George Mason community who made presentations in June as part of Mason Speakers, the university’s speakers’ bureau.

Art History Course Encourages a Critical Photographic Eye

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

There is more to a photographic image than the photography; social and political meaning lie hidden, just waiting to be discovered.

Using Technology to Achieve Educational Goals

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

Instructional technology is not a new field, but many may be surprised to learn that it predates World War II.

Mason in the News

Posted: June 27, 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.

CEHD Offers Minor in Education Studies

Posted: June 27, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason’s College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) began offering a new 18-credit undergraduate minor in the spring.

Research Round-Up

Posted: June 26, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

A number of Mason professors have recently initiated research on social, scientific and environmental issues. The following highlights some projects under way.

Patriot Circle Detour Closes Temporarily

Posted: June 26, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Patriot Circle won’t exactly be a “complete circle” for much of the summer. The Patriot Circle detour will be closed to through traffic until Monday, June 30, to allow for the repair of damaged power lines.

Class Assignment Results in Funding for Teen Project

Posted: June 25, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Some teenagers living in an Arlington housing complex are planning their first photography exhibit this month, thanks to the hard work of three students from Mason’s Department of Social Work.

RAK Campus Offers Students a Trans-Campus Experience

Posted: June 25, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The United Arab Emirates boasts a variety of dramatic landscapes, including fertile plains, stony mountains, stunning coastlines and endless deserts. Mason’s campus in Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) is no less diverse.

An Interview with Author Andrew Yarrow

Posted: June 24, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Andrew Yarrow, PhD History ’06, teaches U.S. history at American University and is vice president and director of the Washington, D.C., office of Public Agenda, a nonpartisan think tank. He has also published widely in academic journals, newspapers and popular magazines.