Archive for November, 2008

Survey Finds Immigration Not a Priority Issue in Election

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

A statewide survey of registered voters in Virginia by the Mason Project on Immigration and the Center for Social Science Research has found that despite strident opposition to unauthorized immigrants in some areas, prospective voters do not rank immigration as a priority issue in Tuesday’s general election.

November 2008 Accolades

Posted: November 3, 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.

Provost Reports on State of Mason Academics

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

As part of his twice-yearly series on the state of Mason academics, Provost Peter Stearns gave a wide-ranging update last week at the Fairfax Campus, touching on many topics that directly and indirectly affect academics.

Margaret Ream Named November Employee of the Month

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

Margaret Ream

“I want to be someone people want to work with,” says Margaret Ream, Mason’s Employee of the Month for November, reflecting about her attitude on the job. Judging by her colleagues’ comments, that’s something she’s definitely accomplished.

It’s the Network: Class Project Leads to Wireless Navigation System for the Blind

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

When electrical engineering students Neda Behrooz, Nikhil Bhagwat and Victor Zapata had to decide on a senior design project, they all agreed to create something that would improve the quality of life for others.