Archive for October, 2009

President Merten Reports Strong Vital Signs for University

Posted: October 15, 2009 at 1:05 am, Last Updated: October 14, 2009 at 4:36 pm

Mason President Alan Merten opened his remarks at his state of the university address on Oct. 14 by thanking Mason faculty and staff “for all that you do each and every day.”

Care for Baby Boomers Gets Boost with New Geriatrics Education Program

Posted: October 15, 2009 at 1:04 am, Last Updated: October 14, 2009 at 4:08 pm

The new Partnership for Education in Gerontology at Mason will prepare the nursing faculty to train students to manage the unique needs of older adults.

Center for Consciousness and Transformation Awards Mini Grants

Posted: October 15, 2009 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: October 14, 2009 at 4:17 pm

Mason’s new Center for Consciousness and Transformation has awarded seven mini grants to interdisciplinary teams.

Jim Larranaga and Peter Pober to Speak at Fairfax’s Faculty-Staff Enrichment Day

Posted: October 15, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: October 15, 2009 at 10:49 am

Men’s Basketball Coach Jim Larranaga and Faculty Senate Chair Peter Pober are confirmed to speak at this year’s Faculty-Staff Enrichment Day at the Fairfax Campus.

EMBA Students Go to Wall Street for Discussions with Key Decision Makers

Posted: October 14, 2009 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: October 13, 2009 at 4:10 pm

As many Americans search for relief in an uncertain financial market, Mason Executive MBA (EMBA) students are heading straight to Wall Street for an inside perspective on the current economic crisis.

Accomplished Dancer and Choreographer Joins Mason’s School of Dance

Posted: October 14, 2009 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: October 14, 2009 at 9:39 am

Christopher d’Amboise has been rubbing elbows with dance legends such as George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins since he was too young to pronounce their names.

Women and Gender Studies Announces Fall Programs

Posted: October 14, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: October 13, 2009 at 4:18 pm

Mason’s Women and Gender Studies Program is offering several programs this fall open to all.

Nobel Prize Winner Affiliated with Mason’s Mercatus Center

Posted: October 13, 2009 at 1:04 am, Last Updated: October 12, 2009 at 2:58 pm

Elinor Ostrom, the first woman to win a Nobel Prize in economics, is affiliated with Mason’s economics research and outreach group.

President Merten to Give State of University Address, Oct. 14

Posted: October 13, 2009 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: October 12, 2009 at 3:01 pm

The address is open to the entire campus community.

Mason Madness Opens Basketball Season

Posted: October 13, 2009 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: October 12, 2009 at 3:08 pm

The annual event marks the start of the men’s and women’s basketball season.