Archive for April, 2009

Century Club Co-Founder James R. Ball Dies

Posted: April 9, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

James R. Ball, co-founder and first president of the Century Club of George Mason University, which later became the Business Alliance of George Mason University, died on Monday, April 6. He was 63.

Tovuujav Named to CAA All-Freshman Wrestling Team

Posted: April 8, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Freshman Mendbagana Tovuujav was recognized for his outstanding rookie season on Tuesday when he was named to the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) All-Freshman Team at 174 pounds.

Mason Receives $7 Million Contract for Research and Development to Counter IEDs

Posted: April 8, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason has been awarded a contract — valued at more than $7 million if fully funded over three years — by the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization (JIEDDO) for research and development to counter improvised explosive devices (IEDs).

Spring Cleaning

Posted: April 8, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Students from the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution participated in the 21st Annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup hosted by the Alice Ferguson Foundation on April 4. The clean-up site was at Point of View, the institute’s conflict resolution retreat facility in Mason Neck, Va. The students are, from left, Lisa Shaw, Charles Milling, Jared […]

Senior Named Mason’s First Carnegie Junior Fellow

Posted: April 8, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Danny Kaysi

Danial Anas Kaysi, a senior conflict analysis and resolution (CAR) major with a business administration minor, has been named Mason’s first Junior Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

Scholarships Celebrated at Mason

Posted: April 8, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

About 150 people gathered at the Center for the Arts on Monday, March 30, for a reception to celebrate scholarship giving at Mason.

International Week

Posted: April 7, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Despite cloudy skies and intermittent rain, International Week was successfully launched on April 6. Events still to come include the daily international bazaar and performances, speakers, movies, dancing and a fashion show. See iweek.gmu.edu for the full schedule.Photo by Nicolas Tan

Mason Art Educators Collaborate with Smithsonian American Art Museum

Posted: April 7, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Renee Sandell’s class, Teaching Critical Response to Art, Pre-K to 12, continues to offer future art educators the opportunity to step outside the classroom for a different kind of art teaching experience.

MAT class

Mason Law Professor Debuts Supreme Court Bobblehead for April Fools’ Day

Posted: April 7, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

U.S. Supreme Court Justice David Souter is the latest subject of a bobblehead doll designed by law professor Ross Davies.

Mason Week Events Planned

Posted: April 7, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason Week — and the ever-popular Mason Day — is right around the corner.