Archive for August, 2009

‘The Edge’ Comes to the Prince William Campus

Posted: August 24, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: August 21, 2009 at 10:58 am

A new outdoor challenge course is set to open Oct. 1.

President Merten on C-SPAN

Posted: August 21, 2009 at 11:11 am, Last Updated: August 24, 2009 at 2:40 pm

Mason President Alan Merten is featured on an episode of C-SPAN’s “The Communicators.”

Mason to Host First Alumni Weekend

Posted: August 21, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: August 20, 2009 at 3:09 pm

Preparations for the first-ever Alumni Weekend, Oct. 2-4, are well under way.

Staff Senate to Meet

Posted: August 20, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: August 19, 2009 at 3:42 pm

The Staff Senate will meet on Tuesday, Aug. 25, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Special guest Josh Cantor, director of parking and transportation, will speak at 11:30 a.m.

Transitions

Posted: August 20, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: August 18, 2009 at 3:23 pm

This occasional column reports on the comings and goings of faculty and staff, as well as job changes and promotions.

BYTE Week Set for Aug. 24-28

Posted: August 19, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: August 18, 2009 at 3:14 pm

Learning Support Services will offer faculty and staff members dozens of workshops to sharpen their IT skills.

Jeffrey Siegel Keyboard Conversations Features ‘Chopin for Lovers!’

Posted: August 18, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: August 18, 2009 at 9:38 am

Siegel delves into the romantic side of Chopin in a concert at the Center for the Arts Concert Hall on Sunday, Sept. 20, at 7 p.m.

Professor Emeritus Early to Be Inurned at Arlington National Cemetery

Posted: August 17, 2009 at 12:01 am, Last Updated: August 18, 2009 at 12:33 pm

Stephen T. Early Jr., 86, professor emeritus of government and politics, died in late June of cardiac arrest following surgery. He will be inurned at the Arlington National Cemetery Columbarium on Wednesday, Aug. 19, at 2 p.m.

University Libraries Receives 2009 Campus Technology Innovators Award

Posted: August 14, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: August 13, 2009 at 3:35 pm

The libraries’ new research portal system meets researchers “where they are,” says lead developer Wally Grotophorst.

Rappahannock Deck Opening

Posted: August 13, 2009 at 3:16 pm, Last Updated: August 13, 2009 at 3:18 pm