Archive for October, 2009

University Libraries Marks Open Access Week

Posted: October 13, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: October 12, 2009 at 3:06 pm

Open Access Week, Oct. 19-23, draws worldwide attention to the unrestricted sharing of scholarly research and materials.

Mason Forms New Partnership with Kyonggi University

Posted: October 12, 2009 at 1:01 am, Last Updated: October 12, 2009 at 11:14 am

Mason signed two memoranda of understanding with Kyonggi University that cover student exchange, research collaboration and more.

Solar Carts

Posted: October 12, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: October 9, 2009 at 4:00 pm

Research Spotlight: Professor Studies Community Response to Victims of Violence

Posted: October 12, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: October 12, 2009 at 12:07 pm

With a new grant from the American Psychological Foundation, Lauren Cattaneo is working with a local court system to collect data on victims’ experiences filing court orders.

Staff Senate Selects Karen Pirhalla as Outstanding Supervisor

Posted: October 9, 2009 at 1:01 am, Last Updated: October 8, 2009 at 3:46 pm

Pirhalla will be honored at the Outstanding Achievement Awards ceremony to be held on Thursday, Oct. 29, at 11 a.m.

BOV Rector Volgenau Addresses Faculty Senate

Posted: October 9, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: October 8, 2009 at 3:51 pm

Board of Visitors Rector Ernst Volgenau told the Faculty Senate at its monthly meeting on Oct. 7 that the BOV was deeply concerned about the university’s budget.

Mason Employees Take Advantage of Flexible Work Options

Posted: October 8, 2009 at 1:01 am, Last Updated: October 7, 2009 at 4:14 pm

Bob Tennant, transportation coordinator in the Office of Parking and Transportation, teleworks from his home in Fauquier County, Va., one day per week.

Transitions

Posted: October 8, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: October 7, 2009 at 4:22 pm

This periodic column highlights the comings and goings of Mason faculty and staff, as well as promotions and job changes within the university.

The Green Machine Presents Fund-Raising Concert Tonight

Posted: October 7, 2009 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: October 6, 2009 at 3:50 pm

If you just can’t wait until the start of basketball season to hear the Mason pep band’s spirited covers of “Livin’ on a Prayer” or “Spottie Ottie Dopalicious,” then you’re in luck.

New Faculty, Staff Invited to Oct. 14 Fall Convocation

Posted: October 7, 2009 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: October 6, 2009 at 3:52 pm

New members of the faculty and staff are extended a special invitation to attend President Alan Merten’s State of the University address on Wednesday, Oct. 14.