Archive for January, 2009

Mason Speakers in the Community

Posted: January 30, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are members of the Mason community who made presentations in Dec. 2008 and Jan. 2009 as part of Mason Speakers, the university’s speakers bureau. For more information or to schedule a speaker, visit the web site or call 703-993-8761.

Mason in the News

Posted: January 30, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are highlights of national news coverage Mason recently received.

Mason Launches Energy Roundtable Series

Posted: January 30, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Many of us hear about climate change, alternative energy, clean coal and the like, but when politicians, pundits, colleagues and peers talk about energy, we don’t always have enough information to draw informed conclusions.

Environmentalist Talbot Wins Explorers Medal

Posted: January 29, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Lee Talbot, Mason professor of environmental science and policy, will receive the prestigious Explorers Medal this spring from the New York-based Explorers Club.

According to the organization, Talbot’s “remarkable and continuing career embodies all three criteria for the Explorers Medal: extraordinary contributions to exploration, to scientific research and to human welfare.”

Mason Student-Athletes Collect CAA Awards

Posted: January 29, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Two Mason divers were recognized for their outstanding performance this past weekend, as well as a rookie wrestler.

Web Watch

Posted: January 29, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

This Gazette column puts a spotlight on new or redesigned Mason web sites.

Lucky 1,000th

Posted: January 29, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The 1,000th “NEW” employee, Adrien Loseille from the College of Science, was welcomed to Mason’s New Employee Welcome (NEW) Center by coordinator Jacquie Lowe on Jan. 28. The center, operated by Human Resources and Payroll, celebrated its second anniversary this week. Loseille received a Mason bag filled with gifts from the reward and recognition collection: […]

Snow Day

Posted: January 28, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Since morning classes were canceled, Mason students made the best of it during the first snow day of the year.Photo by Nicolas Tan

Transitions

Posted: January 28, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

This periodic column highlights the comings and goings of Mason faculty and staff, as well as promotions and job changes within the university.

Mason Dining News

Posted: January 28, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Have you been to Damon’s lately? It now opens at 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.