Archive for March, 2009

Amid Economic Uncertainty, Mason Is a Good Neighbor

Posted: March 17, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

In these uncertain times, Mason students, staff and faculty members are doing what they can to pitch in — both close to home and farther afield. From a staff member conducting a food drive on campus to students spending spring break doing community service projects, the Mason community is making a difference.

Mason to Hold Annual Health and Fitness Expo

Posted: March 17, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

University Life, in partnership with Kaiser Permanente and Aetna Student Health, is sponsoring its 13th Annual Health and Fitness Expo.

Symposium Focuses on Computational Mechanics

Posted: March 17, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The field of computational mechanics has matured rapidly over the last three decades and has become a major engine of discovery and innovation in many areas of science and engineering.

Men’s Basketball to Play at Penn State on Tuesday in NIT

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

Mason men’s basketball team earned a berth in the 2009 National Invitation Tournament on Sunday night. The Patriots were selected as a seventh seed and will play a first-round game at second-seeded Penn State (22-11) on Tuesday night at 8 p.m. on ESPNU.

March Events in the College of Visual and Performing Arts

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

Mason’s College of Visual and Performing Arts has announced its calendar of student and faculty events, performances and exhibitions for March.

What a Mason Expert Is Saying About…Chris Brown and Rihanna

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

Mark Hopson

For Mark Hopson, Mason assistant professor of communication, the recent situation between pop stars Chris Brown and Rihanna reflects a serious problem in our society and creates an opportunity to stress the importance of teaching young people about violence and relationship abuse early.

2009-10 Fenwick Fellow Program Applications Sought

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

Applications for the 2009-10 Fenwick Fellow Program are being accepted through Friday, April 24.

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough: GIS Professor Works to Protect Land Around Mt. Everest

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

When Barry Haack looks out the window of his second office in Kathmandu, the Nepali capital, and sees the massive expanse of the Himalayas with Mt. Everest rising off in the distance, he thinks how grateful he is for the path his career in geography has taken him.

Cubed

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

The CUBES went up near the Southside dining facilty over spring break. Provided by University Life with assistance from Facilities Management, the as-yet unmarked boxes are for student organizations to promote their events. Only painting with materials from a paint cart that can be checked out from the Skyline Fitness center is permitted. Panels are […]

Virginia Opera Presents ‘The Barber of Seville’ at Center for the Arts

Posted: March 13, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason and the Virginia Opera invite audiences to Rossini’s spicy masterpiece “The Barber of Seville,” the final production of the Virginia Opera’s 2008-09 season.