Archive for December, 2009

January at the Patriot Center

Posted: December 15, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: December 14, 2009 at 3:38 pm

With the winter break ahead, it’s time to start planning for 2010.

New Center and Master’s Program Focus on Real Estate

Posted: December 14, 2009 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: December 11, 2009 at 5:17 pm

The School of Management has been given responsibility for the MS in real estate development, a cross-disciplinary program.

President Merten Appointed to New Innovation and Entrepreneurship Board

Posted: December 14, 2009 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: December 11, 2009 at 5:20 pm

Virginia Gov. Timothy Kaine announced the formation of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Investment Authority and named President Alan Merten to its board.

Center for the Arts Presents Natalie MacMaster’s ‘Christmas in Cape Breton’

Posted: December 14, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: December 15, 2009 at 11:39 am

Fiddler MacMaster returns to Mason’s Center for the Arts on Friday, Dec. 18, at 8 p.m.

Syllabus: Professor Makes Learning Spanish ‘Fashionable’

Posted: December 11, 2009 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: December 10, 2009 at 1:24 pm

To help students understand some of the history and culture of the language they are learning, Marian Quintana incorporated Spanish fashion into her languages classes.

Mason Spirit Web Site Features Web Exclusives

Posted: December 11, 2009 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: December 10, 2009 at 1:42 pm

The Mason Spirit’s web site now features a blog and web-exclusive stories.

‘Pay Czar’ Feinberg to Speak at Mason

Posted: December 11, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: December 10, 2009 at 1:50 pm

Kenneth Feinberg will visit Mason on Thursday, Dec. 17, to discuss “Executive Compensation: Promises and Pitfalls.”

BOV Approves New Degrees

Posted: December 10, 2009 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: December 9, 2009 at 4:16 pm

At its meeting on Dec. 9, the George Mason University Board of Visitors approved several new degrees and some changes to existing degrees.

School of Art Students Present Senior Thesis Event

Posted: December 10, 2009 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: December 9, 2009 at 4:19 pm

The group show of more than 30 students will open on Friday, Dec. 11, and continue through Sunday, Dec. 13.

‘A Canadian Brass Christmas’ Comes to Center for the Arts

Posted: December 10, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: December 9, 2009 at 4:22 pm

Now heading into its 38th season, Canadian Brass returns to Mason’s Center for the Arts on Saturday, Dec. 12, at 8 p.m.