Archive for December, 2009

Holiday Party ’09 Photo Gallery

Posted: December 23, 2009 at 3:29 pm, Last Updated: December 23, 2009 at 3:30 pm

The Mason faculty and staff holiday party on Dec. 17 was a fitting end to the fall semester. Creative Services photographers Evan Cantwell and Nicolas Tan caught everyone having a good time.

Social Work Professor’s Fulbright Will Take Her to New Zealand

Posted: December 23, 2009 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: December 22, 2009 at 2:32 pm

Halaevalu F. Ofahengaue Vakalahi, associate professor in the Department of Social Work, will study the meaning and role of grandparents among the Maori and Pacific Islander population.

Mason Tweets Up a Storm

Posted: December 23, 2009 at 1:01 am, Last Updated: December 23, 2009 at 9:05 am

Wally Grotophorst, associate university librarian, has built an aggregator for “Mason Tweets.”

Happy Holidays from the Mason Gazette

Posted: December 23, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: December 23, 2009 at 8:59 am

Since the university will be closed Dec. 24 to Jan. 4, this is the last edition of the Mason Gazette for the 2009 year.

Navigating the Matrix: An Interview with Paul Rogers

Posted: December 22, 2009 at 1:04 am, Last Updated: December 21, 2009 at 11:15 am

Assistant professor of English Paul Rogers, who is currently associate director of the Northern Virginia Writing Project, will soon take the director’s reins.

Mason Reps Named to Prince William County Economic Task Force

Posted: December 22, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: December 21, 2009 at 2:51 pm

Roger Stough, vice president for research and economic development, and James Cooper, director of medical research development in Life Sciences, were named to the new Prince William County Economic Development Task Force.

CHHS Publication Nets Industry Award

Posted: December 21, 2009 at 1:01 am, Last Updated: December 18, 2009 at 2:04 pm

The annual magazine of the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS), Dimensions, received a CASE award.

Politics Course Inspires Student’s Interest in Rwanda

Posted: December 21, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: December 18, 2009 at 2:12 pm

Inspired by her International Politics class, Mason senior Emma Yoder made plans to travel to  Rwanda in January for a four-month-long internship with Never Again Rwanda.

Creative Wreaths

Posted: December 18, 2009 at 11:50 am, Last Updated: December 18, 2009 at 11:53 am

Police to Hold Open House at New Headquarters

Posted: December 18, 2009 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: December 17, 2009 at 4:29 pm

University Police will hold an open house at the new Police and Safety Headquarters on Monday, Dec. 21, at noon.