Archive for June, 2008

Mason Faculty and Staff in the Community

June 30, 2008

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

June 30, 2008

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

June 30, 2008

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

Mason in the News

June 27, 2008

Following are highlights of national news coverage George Mason recently received.

CEHD Offers Minor in Education Studies

June 27, 2008

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

Research Round-Up

June 26, 2008

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

June 26, 2008

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

June 25, 2008

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

June 25, 2008

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

June 24, 2008

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.