Archive for May, 2009

University Selects Quality Enhancement Plan

Posted: May 15, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) Planning Committee has announced that a plan has been selected.

Swine Flu Update

Posted: May 15, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

With no cases of H1N1 (Swine Flu) reported to date at any of its locations — Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William — Mason remains on alert and urges all to take routine precautions to avoid illness.

Mason Alumnus Receives the Walt Whitman Award for Poetry

Posted: May 14, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Academy of American Poets recently announced that J. Michael Martinez, MFA ’06, has been selected to receive the 2009 Walt Whitman Award.

Off the Clock: Physics Professor Starts Program for Emerging Artists

Posted: May 14, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Paul So

The idea of a physics professor becoming an arts entrepreneur may seem odd. But Paul So’s interest in the arts dates back to his college days at Scripps College in Claremont, Calif., where he received a studio art degree while pursuing a bachelor of science in physics at Harvey Mudd College.

Hamiltonian Gallery

Construction to Limit Traffic along Aquia Creek Lane

Posted: May 14, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Building Patiot Pride logo

With the construction of several exciting new projects on the Fairfax Campus moving into high gear this summer, changes are afoot.

BOV Selects Student Representatives for 2009-10

Posted: May 13, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

David Lieu

Each year, two outstanding students are selected as representatives to the George Mason University Board of Visitors (BOV).

Gleason Rowe

This year, David W. Lieu and Gleason Rowe were chosen from among a highly competitive field of scholars. Each student will serve one year on the board as a nonvoting member.

May 18 Marks Shift in University Drive Traffic Pattern

Posted: May 13, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Preparations are in the works for this fall’s opening of the Fairfax Campus’ new 2,600-space Rappahannock River Parking Deck – a structure so large it has prompted City of Fairfax and Mason officials to permanently alter traffic flow on the north end of campus.

Summer Term Offers Seminars and Special Topics on ‘Impact of War’

Posted: May 13, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

In recent years, terms like “War on Terror,” “insurgency” and “human rights” have become commonplace in discussions of global affairs. This summer, Mason offers more than a dozen courses that look at these terms and their implications.

Prince William Panorama

Posted: May 13, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

An aerial view of the Prince William Campus with the new Hylton Performing Arts Center under construction in left foreground.Photo by Roger Snyder

Softball Places Four on All-CAA Teams

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

Four members of the Mason softball team were recognized by the Colonial Athletic Association on May 5 for their outstanding performance in the 2009 season.