Archive for July, 2008

Global Affairs Student Wins Award at International Forum

July 31, 2008

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

July 31, 2008

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

July 30, 2008

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

July 30, 2008

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

July 29, 2008

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

July 29, 2008

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

July 28, 2008

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

July 28, 2008

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

July 28, 2008

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

July 25, 2008

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