Archive for April, 2009

Mason Report Says Reductions in Flights and Flyers Lead to Decrease in Delays

Posted: April 6, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

A reduction in passengers and scheduled flights led to a decrease in airline passenger trip delays in 2008, according to a new report by Mason’s Center for Air Transportation Systems Research.

Business Alliance to Explore Partnerships with Area Colleges and Universities

Posted: April 6, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Business Alliance of George Mason University announced on April 2 plans to significantly expand its programs to include a broad range of colleges and universities in the Washington, D.C., area.

E.L. Doctorow, Sherman Alexie to Receive Awards at 2009 Fall for the Book

Posted: April 6, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Fall for the Book festival, to be held Monday, Sept. 21, through Saturday, Sept. 26, will present its top awards this year to E.L. Doctorow, one of America’s most distinguished men of letters, and to Sherman Alexie, an author whose works have explored the American Indian experience.

English Professor Cheuse Featured on ‘With Good Reason’ Radio Show

Posted: April 6, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Alan Cheuse

Mason English professor Alan Cheuse will be heard on the public radio show “With Good Reason” this week.

Behind Bars: Research Aims to Improve Operations

Posted: April 6, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

If you think bureaucracies can’t change, try telling that to Faye Taxman. She has scientific evidence to prove that they can. A professor in the Administration of Justice Department at Mason, Taxman has focused a significant portion of her work on collaborating with correctional agencies to translate research into practice.

Center for the Arts Announces 2009-10 Season

Posted: April 3, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason’s Center for the Arts (CFA) announced the new season of Great Performances at Mason at a press conference on April 2.

A Peek Inside the Mason Inn

Posted: April 3, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Few construction projects at Mason have received as much attention from the community as the future Mason Inn Conference Center and Hotel.

Mason in the News

Posted: April 3, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are highlights of national news coverage Mason recently received.

International Week: ‘Meet the World Here’

Posted: April 3, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason invites all to “meet the world here” during its 29th Annual International Week celebration, April 4–11.

Filipino dancers

Faculty Senate Hosts President Merten, Passes Resolutions

Posted: April 2, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

In his biannual report to the Faculty Senate at the April 1 meeting, President Alan Merten discussed the state’s budget allocation to Mason and spotlighted the new Mason Inn Conference Center and Hotel.