Archive for May, 2009

Baseball Picks Up CAA Player, Coach Awards

Posted: May 22, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason ran through the Colonial Athletic Association this year, easily winning first place in the conference’s regular season. On May 19, Mason players were honored throughout the evening at the CAA Tournament Banquet.

Recent Graduate Joins Ranks of Academia

Posted: May 22, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Paul Weissburg

While some recent graduates are anxiously combing the Internet for job leads, Paul Weissburg, a 2009 graduate with a PhD in public policy, is comfortably settled at Augustana College in Rock Island, Ill., as an assistant professor.

Spur Road Gets Repaved, Officially Named University Drive

Posted: May 22, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Final preparations are being made for this fall’s opening of the new Rappahannock River Parking Deck on the north end of the Fairfax Campus.

Mason in the News

Posted: May 22, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are highlights of national news coverage Mason recently received.

Flexible Work Option Creates Nashville-Mason Connection

Posted: May 21, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Laurie Jones

Mason employees are doing their part to support the state’s initiative to have 20 percent of eligible Virginia state employees teleworking by 2010. Since the inception of a formal flexible work policy in 2002 initiated by Mason’s Office of Human Resources and Payroll (HR), hundreds of Mason employees have taken advantage of the opportunity.

Mason to Host Journalism and Media Conference for High School Students

Posted: May 21, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason will host the 2009 Washington Journalism and Media Conference (WJMC) for high school students from Sunday, July 12, through Friday, July 17.

Mason Web to Debut New Look, Format

Posted: May 21, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Come Monday morning, May 25, www.gmu.edu will have a whole new look and feel.

Alumni Association Names Peter Boettke Faculty Member of the Year

Posted: May 20, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Peter Boettke

If there were an MVP award in academia, Mason economist and alumnus Peter J. Boettke would surely win it if his colleagues and students had anything to say about it.

Instead, they decided to nominate him for Faculty Member of the Year.

New Century College Provides ‘New Horizons’ for Summer Campers

Posted: May 20, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Once again, Mason’s New Century College is providing one-week summer enrichment camps for children in grades 3 to 8, with the first one beginning July 13.

Baseball Begins Mission for CAA Title Today

Posted: May 20, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Mason baseball team has stormed through the Colonial Athletic Association this season, and the Patriots have found themselves nationally ranked this year for the first time in school history.