Archive for December, 2009

B.Y.T.E. Week Is Coming!

Posted: December 18, 2009 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: December 17, 2009 at 4:27 pm

Sign up for workshops during Build Your Technology/Teaching Expertise (B.Y.T.E.) Week, Jan. 11-15, 2010.

Checked Out George’s List Lately?

Posted: December 18, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: December 17, 2009 at 4:31 pm

With the winter break ahead, you might want to scour your closets and storage areas for items you can sell or trade on George’s List.

‘A Rockapella Holiday’ Comes to Center for the Arts

Posted: December 17, 2009 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: December 16, 2009 at 2:13 pm

The five-man a capella powerhouse Rockapella returns to Mason on Saturday, Dec. 19, for shows at 2 and 8 p.m.

Transitions

Posted: December 17, 2009 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: December 16, 2009 at 1:55 pm

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

Campuses Wind Down for Winter Break

Posted: December 17, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: December 16, 2009 at 2:04 pm

The university will soon go into lock-down mode for the winter break, but there still are activities going on between now and then.

School of Art to Hold Grand Opening for ContainerSpace Gallery

Posted: December 16, 2009 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: December 15, 2009 at 3:43 pm

The grand opening and reception will be on Wednesday, Dec. 16, from 5 to 8 p.m.

Emerita Professor Makes a Case Against Distance Healing

Posted: December 16, 2009 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: December 15, 2009 at 3:48 pm

Professor Emerita of Physics Eugenie Mielczarek recently wrote a report titled “A Fracture in Our Health Care: Paying for Non-Evidence-Based Medicine.”

Professor Todd Kashdan Discusses ‘Science of Happiness’

Posted: December 16, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: December 15, 2009 at 3:51 pm

Mason’s Center for Consciousness and Transformation will present psychology professor Todd Kashdan on Wednesday, Dec. 16, as part of the center’s public lecture series.

Digging through the History of Crime Wins Center a Federal Grant

Posted: December 15, 2009 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: December 14, 2009 at 3:32 pm

Dan Cohen and Sean Takats of Mason’s Center for History and New Media (CHNM) ) have been awarded a $100,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities’ “Digging into Data Challenge” competition.

Memorial for Jeffrey Chamberlain Announced

Posted: December 15, 2009 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: December 14, 2009 at 3:35 pm

The memorial will take place on Wednesday, Feb.3, 2010, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Center for the Arts on the Fairfax Campus.