Archive for June, 2009

Family Night Out at the Movies

Posted: June 18, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: June 17, 2009 at 6:37 pm

Family Night Out, a free movie night for the Mason community, will be presented on Friday, June 19, at 6 and 8 p.m. in the Johnson Center Cinema.

George Mason Boulevard Extension Opens Friday

Posted: June 18, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: June 17, 2009 at 6:40 pm

On Friday, June 19, the City of Fairfax will open the new George Mason Boulevard extension between University Drive and downtown Fairfax to all traffic.

Mason Enterprise Center to Host Indian Technology Companies

Posted: June 17, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: June 16, 2009 at 3:38 pm

On June 8, the Mason Enterprise Center (MEC) and several other organizations welcomed five technology companies to Fairfax as part of the Virginia-India partnership.

New GMU Press Book Details Economic History of Fairfax County

Posted: June 16, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: June 15, 2009 at 3:09 pm

“The Fight for Fairfax,” soon to be published by GMU Press, details the county’s success through a pro-development attitude.

Athletics Director O’Connor’s Contract Extended

Posted: June 16, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: June 16, 2009 at 8:00 am

Tom O'ConnorAthletics Director Tom O’Connor has had his contract extended through 2013. O’Connor is in his 15th year at Mason and his fourth decade in NCAA Division I athletics.

Candidates for Honors College LLC Coordinator Position to Present

Posted: June 16, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: June 15, 2009 at 2:54 pm

The Office of the Provost cordially invites all to attend presentations by the three candidates being considered for the position of Honors College Living and Learning Community (LLC) coordinator.

University Launches myMason Portal

Posted: June 15, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: June 12, 2009 at 2:41 pm

The myMason portal is taking the university community “inside” Mason—providing direct access to the most popular Mason tools from one location, as well as allowing users to personalize their workspace.

Six Mason Baseball Players Selected in MLB Draft

Posted: June 12, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: June 11, 2009 at 4:30 pm

Mason All-Americans Scott Krieger, Chris Henderson and Mike Modica and juniors Justin Bour and Jordan Flasher were selected in the Major League Baseball First-Year Amateur Draft on Wednesday. On Thursday, Mason senior relief pitcher Shawn Griffith was also selected.

Vendor Fair

Posted: June 12, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: June 11, 2009 at 4:48 pm

Fall for the Book Launches Campus Community Reads

Posted: June 12, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: June 11, 2009 at 4:26 pm

This year, Fall for the Book launches a new Campus Community Reads program, encouraging Mason students and faculty and staff members to join over the summer months in reading novels by two writers headlining the 2009 festival.