Archive for July, 2008

New Members for Board of Visitors Announced

Posted: July 15, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Virginia Gov. Timothy Kaine has announced the appointment of two new members and two reappointments to the George Mason University Board of Visitors (BOV).

Mason Hosts Social Simulation Congress

Posted: July 14, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

On Monday, July 14, Mason’s Center for Social Complexity is hosting the Second World Congress on Social Simulation, which runs until July 17 on the Fairfax Campus.

Theater of the First Amendment Presents ‘The Warrior’ at Capital Fringe Festival

Posted: July 14, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Theater of the First Amendment, the professional theater company of Mason’s Center for the Arts, will present “The Warrior” as part of the 2008 Washington, D.C., Capital Fringe Festival July 20 to July 27.

“The Warrior” was written by Jack Gilhooley, directed by Kevin Murray and stars Marietta Elaine Hedges with Mary Lechter.

County Discusses Traffic Improvements for Fairfax Area

Posted: July 14, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The George Mason University – Braddock District Community Forum discussed what could turn out to be the most complicated construction project the region has ever seen.

Mason Experts Say Workplace Managers Need to Pay Attention to Generational Differences

Posted: July 14, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Do you always work from your office? Or do you occasionally work from home or maybe even the local coffee shop? Have you been with the same employer for years, or are you already planning your next career move?

Travels to France, Italy Keep Retired Robinson Professor Dumont Busy

Posted: July 11, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Retired Robinson Professor Jean-Paul Dumont hasn’t yet settled down for the relaxing lifestyle that some retirees choose.

Mason in the News

Posted: July 11, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are highlights of national news coverage Mason recently received.

Parking Deck Construction Moves into High Gear

Posted: July 10, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

As the enormous hole on the north side of the Fairfax Campus continues to grow, so too does the amount of curiosity surrounding the construction project.

Mason Launches New Rewards to Encourage Sustainability

Posted: July 10, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Office of Sustainability is undertaking several new initiatives to highlight individual contributions to the greening of George Mason University. These include two new awards and a Sustainability Spotlight focusing on one person each month.

On the Job: Grounds Supervisor Lets Landscape ‘Build Itself’

Posted: July 9, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Archie Nesbitt

Even if you have never met Archie Nesbitt, chances are you have seen his work if you’ve ever visited the Fairfax Campus.

Nesbitt, who has been with Mason for 21 years, is the grounds supervisor of the university, and is responsible for the design of all campus landscaping. His efforts have inspired countless visitors to remark upon the beauty of the grounds.