Archive for January, 2009

Acrobatic Cirque Éloize Returns to Center for the Arts

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

Cirque Éloize performances always enthrall with a blend of thrilling acrobatic theater, enchanting circus arts and visually stunning maneuvers.

Cirque Eloise

Art and Visual Technology Department Opens ‘Constructs VI’

Posted: January 27, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason’s Art and Visual Technology Department will present “Constructs VI,” a traveling exhibition of abstract paintings by a community of artists from the Virginia and Washington, D.C., area.

Commonwealth Honors Outstanding Faculty

Posted: January 27, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) has announced that two Mason faculty members are among the 12 being honored in the commonwealth’s annual award program.

Patriot Pass: Providing More Security for Mason Online Users

Posted: January 27, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason’s new Patriot Pass system is making it easier for faculty, staff and students to be more secure with their online computer systems.

Mason’s Part-Time MBA Program on BusinessWeek List

Posted: January 27, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason’s Part-Time MBA Program in the School of Management (SOM) ranks high among universities in the mid-Atlantic region, according to BusinessWeek.

Scholarship Memorial for Mason Student Established

Posted: January 26, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

On Monday, Jan. 26, the Andrews Osborne Academy in Willoughby, Ohio, will hold a tribute and scholarship fund raiser at the Melanie Williams Memorial Basketball game in honor of the Mason student who died in a car accident last November.

Mason Ads, Magazine Win Awards

Posted: January 26, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Two projects largely produced by University Relations staff members have received awards from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District III Awards Program.

Business Alliance Announces Spring Calendar of Events

Posted: January 26, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Spring 2009 is a busy time for the Business Alliance of George Mason University, a business-university partnership that builds relationships and stimulates the exchange of ideas.

  • Tuesday, Jan. 27, Nothing But Net-Working
    Food, Fun and Basketball
    5:15 to 7 p.m., Networking reception at Damon’s; 7 p.m., Mason men’s basketball in the Patriot Center

Staff Senate to Meet

Posted: January 26, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason staff members are encouraged to attend the monthly Staff Senate meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 27.

Can the Circle Be Broken? Results of Study on Prisoners May Help

Posted: January 26, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Some studies estimate that more than one in 100 Americans live behind bars, and two of every three prisoners who leave jail will head back there within three years. Mason psychology professor June Tangney hopes her research will help break this cycle of recidivism.