Archive for November, 2008

Mason in the News

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

Following are highlights of national news coverage Mason recently received.

New Degree in Computer Game Design Helps Meet Growing Industry Demands

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

It may be difficult to believe, but playing video games could be the first step to a career.

Presidential Award

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

President Alan Merten, center, received the Northern Virginia Regional Leadership Award from Leadership Fairfax Inc. at the group’s annual gala held Nov. 7. The award is given to those who have made a difference in the Northern Virginia community through their vision, innovation, courage, commitment and inspiration. With Merten, from left, are Kevin Reynolds of […]

Adjeman-Pamboe Wins Kudos as Men’s Soccer Prepares for NCAA Tournament

Posted: November 20, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

After scoring at least one goal in all three of Mason’s matches at the Colonial Athletic Association Championship, senior forward Kwame Adjeman-Pamboe was named the Soccer America Men’s Player of the Week on Nov. 18.

In the first round of the NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Championship, Mason (13-6-2) will host the Ivy League Champion, the University of Pennsylvania (11-2-4), at George Mason Stadium on Friday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m.

Mason Enterprise Center Receives SBA Grant to Assist Veteran-Owned Businesses

Posted: November 20, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The School of Public Policy’s Mason Enterprise Center recently received a U.S. Small Business Association grant for Veterans Assistance and Services.

President Merten Addresses Faculty Senate; Resolution Seeking ‘Shared Sacrifice’ Passes

Posted: November 20, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

At the Faculty Senate’s monthly meeting on Nov. 19, Mason President Alan Merten addressed the body on a variety of issues, from state support to construction on the Mason campuses.

Department of Music Announces Holiday Concert Lineup

Posted: November 19, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason’s Department of Music announces its highly anticipated annual holiday concert on Sunday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m. at the Center for the Arts Concert Hall.

ICAR Student Extends Theory to Practice

Posted: November 19, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Jana El Horr

The Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (ICAR) Alumni Chapter has named PhD student Jana El Horr as this year’s recipient of the Mary Lynn Boland award for outstanding student service. She is also a Fulbright scholar and founding member of the Center for Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding.

Mason Professor Names Top Five ‘Nana’ Technology Holiday Gifts

Posted: November 19, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

With the holiday season about to get under way, Mason professor Andrew Carle has released his third annual list of the best high-tech gifts for seniors.

Champs

Posted: November 19, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am