Archive for March, 2009

Center for the Arts Presents Jeffrey Siegel’s ‘Musical Pictures’

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

Jeffrey Siegel

Internationally acclaimed pianist Jeffrey Siegel returns with the final concert of this season’s trademark series, Keyboard Conversations, at Mason’s Center for the Arts on Sunday, April 19, at 7 p.m.

Mason in the News

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

Following are highlights of national news coverage Mason recently received.

Provost’s Office to Hold Forum on Project LEAP

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

The Office of the Provost will hold a forum on Project LEAP — Liberal Education and America’s Promise — on Monday, April 6, from 3 to 4:20 p.m. in Research I, Room 163, on the Fairfax Campus.

Gorbachev Speaks

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

Mikhail Gorbachev, former president of the Soviet Union and Nobel laureate, spoke at Mason on March 24 and 25 as part of a conference, “1989: Looking Back, Looking Forward,” that explored the historical implications of the end of the Cold War. Gorbachev presented his perspective on how the lessons of the end of the Cold […]

National Acrobats of China to Perform at Center for the Arts

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

Centuries ago, performers in China combined dramatic folk arts and variety shows with the cultural roots of their civilization. By using common objects as stage props, they created an acrobatic art unique to their culture.

National Acrobats of China

Pride Week Begins March 30

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

Pride Week is celebrated at Mason during the week of Monday, March 30, through Saturday, April 4.

BOV Sets Summer Tuition and Fee Rates

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

At its meeting on March 25, Mason’s Board of Visitors (BOV) set tuition and fee rates for summer 2009 and approved two new degrees.

Love of Baseball Inspires Professor’s Installation at Nationals Park

Posted: March 25, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

One of Walter Kravitz’s earliest baseball memories is going to Comiskey Park as a young boy with his father to watch the Chicago White Sox play.

Information Technology Unit to Give Projects Briefing

Posted: March 25, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The spring Information Technology Unit (ITU) Projects Briefing will be held on Tuesday, March 31, from 10 a.m. to noon in Research I, Room 163, on the Fairfax Campus.

The briefing will be videoconferenced to the Arlington Campus, Original Building, Room 250, and to the Prince William Campus, Occoquan Building, Room 221.

Open to the Mason community, the briefing provides an opportunity to learn about projects and activities happening across all areas of the ITU.

IET Faculty Member Leo Rigsby Dies

Posted: March 25, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Leo C. Rigsby, associate professor of educational transformation, faculty member and former director of the Initiatives in Educational Transformation (IET) program in the College of Education and Human Development, died on Feb. 6 of an aneurism. He was 70.