Archive for September, 2008

Provost Selects Fellow for Sustainability Curricula

Posted: September 3, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Sharon deMonsabert

Efforts to turn Mason “green” took a significant step forward when Provost Peter Stearns selected Sharon deMonsabert, associate professor of civil, environmental and infrastructure engineering, as Mason’s first fellow for sustainability curricula.

Fine Arts Gallery Features Barry Nemett’s Paintings and Drawings

Posted: September 2, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

While many artists prefer to work from direct observation, Barry Nemett finds his images in memories of places that he has seen and remembered.

In his current exhibition, “Language of Landscape: Works from Italy,” he paints and draws landscapes that are often composed of a half-dozen panels, with images based on a dozen or more sites from his travels.

September 2008 Accolades

Posted: September 2, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Accolades is a monthly column that recognizes the latest achievements of Mason faculty and staff members.

John Creuziger Is September Employee of the Month

Posted: September 2, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

John Creuziger

Being one of Mason’s first staff members to work remotely, John Creuziger hasn’t been to campus in more than a year.

New Study Helps Makes Case for Universal Health Care

Posted: September 2, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, more than 45 million Americans were uninsured in 2007, making health-care reform a leading issue in the current presidential campaign. A new study led by Jack Hadley, professor and senior health services researcher in Mason’s Department of Health Administration and Policy in the College of Health and Human Services, examines the price tag associated with treating those who lack health insurance.