Archive for January, 2009

Spring Undergraduate Apprentices Announced

Posted: January 21, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Seventeen undergraduate students were selected for the competitive program.

Jorge Haddock to Be New Dean of Mason’s School of Management

Posted: January 21, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Jorge Haddock

Jorge Haddock, dean of the Robins School of Business at the University of Richmond, will join Mason on July 1.

Mason Is ‘Continuing the Dream’ with Events Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

Posted: January 21, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason’s Office of Diversity Programs and Services (ODPS) has planned several events next week with the theme “Determined: Continuing the Dream” to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Mason Repeats on Kiplinger’s Best Value List

Posted: January 21, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine has named Mason to its national top 100 “Best Values in Public Colleges for 2008-2009” list.

Adjeman-Pamboe Selected in Second Round of MLS SuperDraft

Posted: January 20, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason forward Kwame Adjeman-Pamboe had a spectacular senior season and a strong showing at the Major League Soccer Player Combine.

Women and Gender Studies Program Sponsors Second Annual Feminist Art Exhibition

Posted: January 20, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Women and Gender Studies Program is helping Mason to celebrate Women’s History Month in March with their second annual juried exhibition, “Reve(a)ling: Feminist Art.”

Mason Professor Chronicles African Americans in Sports

Posted: January 20, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

When Mason professor David K. Wiggins talks passionately about the intersection of race, nationalism and politics, it is sometimes difficult to believe he is discussing sports. In this particular case, he is speaking about the 1936 Berlin Summer Olympics, often called the “Nazi Olympics,” a topic about which Wiggins has written extensively.

Presidential Historian Richard Norton Smith Granted Exclusive Bush Interview

Posted: January 20, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Richard Norton Smith

Richard Norton Smith, Mason’s scholar-in-residence in the Departments of History and Art History and Public Policy, visited the White House yesterday, the last day of President George W. Bush’s term in office, for a historic interview.

Smith was requested by the White House to interview President Bush and his father, George Bush Sr., for an oral history that one day will be available in both men’s presidential libraries.

Mason in the News

Posted: January 16, 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 Holds Presidential Inauguration Day Events

Posted: January 16, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Although Mason has canceled classes at all of its campuses on Inauguration Day, Jan. 20, free events will be held throughout the day on the Fairfax Campus.