Archive for March, 2009

Student Scores Internship with Seventeen Magazine

Posted: March 24, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Senior graphic design major Allison Coates demonstrates that hard work and determination during a job search pay off.

Mason Vocal Students Rack Up Awards at Virginia State Voice Competition

Posted: March 24, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Twenty-eight students won honors at the 2009 National Association of Teachers of Singing Virginia State Conference and Vocal Competition.

Mason Establishes Dual-Degree Program with Moscow State University

Posted: March 24, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason announced it has partnered with Moscow State University to offer a new dual-degree program. Students enrolled in the joint curricular venture will receive two degrees, one from Mason and one from Moscow State, Russia’s leading institution of higher education.

Russian students participating in the program will earn a bachelor of science in either economics or management from each institution.

Ntozake Shange

Posted: March 23, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Ntozake Shange, poet, playwright, dancer, actor, director, author, black feminist and author of the choreopoem “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf,” recited her poetry at Mason on March 19.Creative Services photo

Center for the Arts Welcomes Complexions Contemporary Ballet

Posted: March 23, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson founded Complexions Contemporary Ballet in 1994 to explore powerful social, political and emotional issues through the use of cutting-edge choreography grounded in classical dance, original music and creative multimedia effects.

complexions ballet group

Greek Week Focuses on Helping the Community

Posted: March 23, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

“No Matter the Letter, Greeks Stand Together” is the theme of Greek Week ’09, March 22-29.

Tickets Available for Gorbachev Discussion

Posted: March 23, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Although the lecture by Mikhail Gorbachev, former president of the Soviet Union and Nobel laureate, for March 24 is nearly sold out, a limited number of tickets have been released.

The Road Less Traveled: Women Faculty Share Their Journey in STEM Fields

Posted: March 23, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Earlier this month — International Women’s Month — President Barack Obama signed an executive order establishing the White House Council on Women and Girls. At the time, the president noted that women make up a growing share of the U.S. workforce and the majority of students in colleges and law schools.

Life Experience Adds to Nursing Student’s Credentials

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

Anne Shaw

With her ashy blonde hair trimmed into a neat bob and funky red-framed eyeglasses, Anne Shaw doesn’t look like the typical undergraduate nursing student.

Mason Professors Debate on Radio Show

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

Two Mason faculty members will be heard on the public radio show “With Good Reason” beginning Saturday, March 21.