Archive for July, 2008

Global Affairs Student Wins Award at International Forum

Posted: July 31, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Milan Jocic

Many Mason students study international policy, but Milan Jocic,‭ ‬senior global affairs major,‭ ‬is already writing it.

Study Shows Most Health Departments See Climate Change as Looming Health Threat

Posted: July 31, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

As some of the biggest threats to nature and humanity in the 21st century, the impacts of climate change are appearing in many places around the globe.

Mason Offers Graduate Certificate in Forensic Science

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

Mention the word “forensics” to someone, and it likely conjures up images of beautiful people solving crimes in convenient 60-minute time periods while driving fast cars and removing their sunglasses at dramatic moments.

Czarda Named Vice President for Administration

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

Larry Czarda

Lawrence Czarda, Mason’s vice president for regional campuses since 2006, has been named vice president for administration, effective Aug. 1.

Career Services to Hold Fall Job and Internship Fair

Posted: July 29, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason’s Career Services will hold the Fall Job and Internship Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 7, and Wednesday, Oct. 8, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The fair will be held in the Johnson Center’s Dewberry Hall on the Fairfax Campus.

Mason Pond Grove Honors Deceased; Marks Notable Occasions

Posted: July 29, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason’s memorial grove lies on the eastern side of the Mason Pond on the Fairfax Campus. Most of the trees are Yoshino cherry, the same variety as those planted around the tidal basin in Washington, D.C.

Staff Senate Seeks Nominations for Outstanding Supervisor Award

Posted: July 28, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Staff Senate is accepting nominations for the fall 2008 Outstanding Supervisor Award. The deadline for nominations is Friday, Aug. 22.

Mason Clock a Landmark in More Ways Than One

Posted: July 28, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason clock

No matter where he is, whenever John Butler hears a clock chime, he instantly thinks of Mason.

Newest Book from Robinson Professor Urges Citizens to Think Institutionally

Posted: July 28, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Making a career of studying institutional distrust and the political partisanship surrounding public policy might turn one into a cynic. But Robinson Professor of Public Affairs Hugh Heclo has remained positive and optimistic despite examining these subjects over his long career.

Nominations for Recognition Awards Due in September

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

Nominations for four recognition awards are due in Human Resources and Payroll by Friday, Sept. 12.