Archive for May, 2009

Undergraduate Biology Degrees Centralized

Posted: May 29, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: May 28, 2009 at 3:22 pm

Larry RockwoodMason’s undergraduate biology degree programs have found a new home. Previously housed in both the Molecular and Microbiology (MMB) and Environmental Science and Policy (ESP) Departments, the programs have been centralized under Director Larry Rockwood, a professor in the ESP Department.

Starting a Garden

Posted: May 28, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: May 28, 2009 at 10:13 am

Summer Socials Are Back!

Posted: May 28, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: May 28, 2009 at 7:49 am

June is the month to be social at Mason. Each Wednesday during June, the Office of Student Activities and University Life will sponsor two hours of free food and activities at the Fairfax Campus. All members of the Mason community are invited.

ESP Department Sponsors First International Marine Conservation Congress

Posted: May 28, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: May 28, 2009 at 7:59 am

Mason was the site of the first International Marine Conservation Congress held May 17-24. Registrants and participants, totaling 1,200 from all over the world, attended.

Governor Announces National Hurricane Preparedness Week and Sales Tax Holiday

Posted: May 27, 2009 at 1:44 am, Last Updated: May 27, 2009 at 8:05 am

Virginia Gov. Timothy Kaine has recognized May 24-30 as National Hurricane Preparedness Week, and the commonwealth will mark its second annual Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday now through Sunday, May 31.

Library of Congress Panel to Feature Gusterson, Sherwin on Nuclear Weapons

Posted: May 27, 2009 at 1:44 am, Last Updated: May 27, 2009 at 8:04 am

The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress will sponsor a panel discussion on Wednesday, May 27, at 2 p.m., featuring two Mason faculty members.

Baseball Earns At-Large Berth to NCAA Tournament

Posted: May 27, 2009 at 1:44 am, Last Updated: May 27, 2009 at 1:19 pm

The Mason baseball team earned an at-large berth to the NCAA Baseball Championships. The Patriots will play South Carolina on Friday in an opening-round contest.

Successful Pack Out

Posted: May 22, 2009 at 1:58 pm, Last Updated: May 22, 2009 at 2:14 pm

Staff Senate Meeting Features IAAP President

Posted: May 22, 2009 at 1:43 pm

Mason staff members are invited to attend a presentation by the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) at the next Staff Senate meeting on Tuesday, May 26.

Cioffi-Revilla to Present Jefferson Science Fellows Distinguished Lecture

Posted: May 22, 2009 at 1:36 pm, Last Updated: May 22, 2009 at 1:53 pm

Claudio Cioffi-Revilla, professor of computational social sciences and director of the Center for Social Complexity in the Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study, is the featured presenter for the Jefferson Science Fellows Distinguished Lecture Series on current issues in science and technology.