Archive for November, 2008

University Mourns Student’s Death

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

Mason sophomore biology major Alana Melanie Williams lost her life in a tragic car accident.

Swing Time

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

The Central Module, which once housed a computer lab on the Fairfax Campus, is no more. The temporary structure was recently demolished to make way for “swing space,” a multipurpose building that will be home for functions displaced by construction and renovation. The site is between Student Union Building I and West Building.Photo by Becky […]

MFA Thesis Exhibition: ‘Skin: America in Black & White’

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

Mason’s Art and Visual Technology Department will present “Skin: America in Black & White,” the MFA thesis exhibition of Solomon Wondimu.

Mason in the Community

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

Following are members of the Mason community who made presentations in November as part of Mason Speakers, the university’s speakers bureau.

Off the Clock: Professor Promotes Music in Asian American Community

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

Mira Yang

Mira Yang developed a passion for music at a very young age, and she now promotes music to all ages as president of the Asian American Music Society (AAMS).

Men’s Soccer Advances to Second Round of NCAA Tournament

Posted: November 24, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Freshman midfielder Eber Martinez’s goal in the 47th minute led Mason (14-6-2) past Penn (11-3-4) by a final score of 1-0 in a first round NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Championship match on Friday.

Virginia Opera Brings Donizetti’s ‘The Elixir of Love’ to Center for the Arts

Posted: November 24, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Virginia Opera invites audiences to toast the holidays and fall head-over-heels for Gaetano Donizetti’s intoxicating romantic comedy, “The Elixir of Love.”

An Interview with Jim Miller, University Architect

Posted: November 24, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

As university architect for nearly 20 years, Jim Miller has been at the forefront in creating George Mason University’s physical image.

Phishing Watch

Posted: November 24, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Safeguard yourself against identity theft and financial damage this holiday season. Avoid the deceptive e-mail traps and fake web site links of “phishers” by learning to recognize the signs of a phishing scam.

Theater of the First Amendment Presents First Fridays at Old Town Hall

Posted: November 21, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Theater of the First Amendment (TFA), Mason’s professional theater company, will join forces with Mason Pep Band leader “Doc” Nix and Mason choreographer Adriane Fang to bring a holiday blend of theater, music and dance to Old Town Hall in the City of Fairfax.