Archive for April, 2009

Mason Epidemiologist Discusses Swine Flu and What to Do About It

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

It’s nearly May and the flu season is typically winding down in the United States. However, the recent outbreak of swine flu in several parts of the country has turned that schedule upside down.

2009 Health Care Quality Improvement Awards Presented

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

Mason’s Department of Health Administration and Policy announced the winners of its 2009 Health Care Quality Improvement Awards at a banquet on April 22.

University Recognition Award Recipients Announced

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

The month of May is awards season, and next week 26 university employees or work groups will be honored.

Let the Celebration Begin: Grad Week ’09

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

In just a few short weeks, Mason’s graduating class of 2009 will don green caps and gowns and begin processing into the Patriot Center to celebrate many years of hard work before stepping into their futures.

Staff Senate and Mason Dining Sponsor Staff Appreciation Day

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

Each year the Staff Senate hosts Staff Appreciation Day to recognize the efforts of Mason staff members and to thank them for all their hard work.

Professor Combines His Passions — Economics and Art — in His Books

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

Economics professor Tyler Cowen wears his art on his sleeve, so to speak. Having been always interested in economics and always interested in the arts, Cowen says he woke up one day and suddenly realized he could marry his two passions.

Men’s Volleyball Advances to EIVA Quarterfinals; Gramit Named to First-Team EIVA All-East

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

Fifth-seeded Mason advanced to the quarterfinal round of the EIVA Men’s Volleyball Championship.

Mason Athletic Teams Win NCAA Academic Recognition

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

Three Mason athletic teams have earned a Public Recognition Award from the National Collegiate Athletic Association for earning high scores in the latest Academic Progress Rate compilation.

Mason in the News

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

Following are highlights of national news coverage Mason recently received.

Innovations in Student Creativity; Faculty Teaching, Learning Showcased

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

This year, innovations in student creativity as well as faculty teaching and learning will be showcased on the same day.