Archive for February, 2010

Blizzard Tales: Mason Employees, Students Face Challenges During Record Snowstorms

Posted: February 23, 2010 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: February 23, 2010 at 11:23 am

The burden of keeping the university functioning fell more heavily on areas responsible for residential students, as well as those with unrelenting deadlines.

Philosophy Research Colloquium Features Moscow Higher School of Economics Speaker

Posted: February 23, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: February 23, 2010 at 12:09 pm

Boris Kashnikov will present “Terrorism as an Ethical Problem” on Wednesday, Feb. 24, from 4:30 to 6 p.m.

Transitions

Posted: February 23, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: February 22, 2010 at 5:37 pm

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

Aspiring Scientists Program Accepting Applications for Summer 2010

Posted: February 22, 2010 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: February 19, 2010 at 5:41 pm

Applications are due March 1 for this program, which provides high school juniors, seniors and college undergraduates interested in exploring science and medicine the opportunity to work alongside the university’s faculty researchers.

Reminder: Budget Forum Set for Feb. 24

Posted: February 22, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: February 19, 2010 at 5:42 pm

The forum will take place on the Fairfax Campus but will be broadcast to Arlington and Prince William.

New Books from Faculty Authors

Posted: February 19, 2010 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: March 1, 2010 at 10:18 am

Seven faculty members have written or edited new books.

Center for the Arts and Virginia Opera Present Mozart’s ‘Don Giovanni’

Posted: February 19, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: February 18, 2010 at 5:46 pm

Virginia Opera brings the intense passion and dark humor of Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” to the Center for the Arts Concert Hall on Friday, Feb. 26, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 28, at 2 p.m.

Documentary Covers Immigration, Border Policy Issues

Posted: February 19, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: February 18, 2010 at 5:48 pm

“The 800 Mile Wall,” a documentary film covering issues related to the wall on the U.S.–Mexico border in Arizona, will screen on Tuesday, Feb. 23, at 6:30 p.m.

Provost, Senior Vice President to Hold Budget Forum

Posted: February 18, 2010 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: February 17, 2010 at 5:17 pm

The budget forum will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 24, at 9 a.m.

Faculty Senate Passes Resolutions on Voting Eligibility, Diversity Statement

Posted: February 18, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: February 17, 2010 at 5:01 pm

The senate will also undertake a study of its charter to resolve inconsistencies with the bylaws.