Archive for November, 2009

Transitions

Posted: November 20, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 19, 2009 at 4:54 pm

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

Faculty Senate Approves Changes to Policy, Committee Charges

Posted: November 19, 2009 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: November 18, 2009 at 5:14 pm

At its monthly meeting on Nov. 18, the Faculty Senate approved a change to academic policy and revised two senate committee charges.

TFA Presents Staged Reading of McDonald’s ‘The Rivers and Ravines’

Posted: November 19, 2009 at 1:01 am, Last Updated: November 18, 2009 at 2:39 pm

The reading takes place in theSPACE in Old Town Fairfax on Saturday, Nov. 21, at 8 p.m.

Center for Consciousness and Transformation presents ‘Science of Happiness’

Posted: November 19, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 18, 2009 at 2:42 pm

Todd Kashdan, Mason psychology professor and author of “Curious?” will lead the program.

Kathleen Johnson Joins Mason as Assistant Vice President for Regional Campuses

Posted: November 18, 2009 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: November 17, 2009 at 11:20 am

In her new position at Mason, Johnson will serve as the senior administrative manager for all regional campus issues.

Aquila Theatre Company Performs ‘As You Like It’ at Center for the Arts

Posted: November 18, 2009 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: November 17, 2009 at 4:42 pm

Shakespeare’s classic comedy “As You Like It” will be performed at the Center for the Arts Concert Hall on Friday, Nov. 20, at 8 p.m.

Mason Collects for Toys for Tots Program

Posted: November 18, 2009 at 1:01 am, Last Updated: November 17, 2009 at 2:51 pm

All three Mason campuses have announced their participation in the annual U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program, which provides toys and gifts for needy children during the winter holiday season.

H1N1 Flu Shot Available at Fairfax Campus on Nov. 19

Posted: November 17, 2009 at 12:04 pm

The clinic is open to all Mason students, faculty and staff who are 18 years of age and older.

Mason Instructor Don Stumpo Dies

Posted: November 17, 2009 at 1:04 am, Last Updated: November 29, 2009 at 8:02 pm

Don Stumpo, an instructor in the Communication Department, died from a heart attack on Saturday, Nov. 14.

Mason Makes a Difference: Sorority Collects Lids to Save Lives

Posted: November 17, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 13, 2009 at 4:58 pm

The lids will raise money to be donated to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation.