Archive for March, 2010

ATI Office Uses Technology to Improve Mason Experience

Posted: March 15, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: March 15, 2010 at 8:05 am

ATI, a division of the Office of Equity and Diversity Services, seeks to solve technological hurdles for students with disabilities.

Fenwick Fellow Program Seeks Applications

Posted: March 15, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: March 15, 2010 at 8:06 am

Applications for the 2010-11 Fenwick Fellow program are being accepted through Monday, April 26.

Vice President Czarda to Assume Presidency of Greensboro College

Posted: March 12, 2010 at 1:04 am, Last Updated: March 11, 2010 at 5:31 pm

Lawrence Czarda begins his new job on Monday, April 26. He will also hold the rank of professor of public administration.

Leadership and Positive Psychology Conference Set for March 19

Posted: March 12, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: March 15, 2010 at 10:41 am

Featured speakers include Todd Kashdan, Mason professor of psychology and author of “Curious?”; and Tojo Thatchenkery, Mason professor of public policy and co-author of “Appreciative Intelligence.”

University Mourns Death of ITU Employee Earl Allen

Posted: March 11, 2010 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: March 10, 2010 at 4:46 pm

Allen’s voice was often on the other end of the line when employees called the ITU Support Center for help.

Tornado Drill Planned for March 16

Posted: March 11, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: March 16, 2010 at 8:36 am

Mason’s Environmental Health and Safety Office asks that all Mason faculty and staff members participate in the drill.

Changes to People Finder Will Reduce Spam

Posted: March 11, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: March 10, 2010 at 3:53 pm

This week, the Information Technology Unit will implement changes to People Finder, Mason’s faculty, staff and student directory.

School of Art Presents MFA Thesis Exhibitions

Posted: March 10, 2010 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: March 9, 2010 at 4:43 pm

Gwynneth VanLaven and Nelly Sarkissian will present their Thesis Exhibition from March 15 to 26.

Bragging Rights: Mason Sophomore ‘Throws for Dough’ to Capture $123,000 Scholarship

Posted: March 10, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: March 10, 2010 at 9:14 am

Elizabeth Carter of the Office of Student Financial Aid said she had never seen anything like this in her 10-plus years at Mason.

Diamond to Speak on ‘Global Recession of Democracy’

Posted: March 10, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: March 9, 2010 at 4:50 pm

Larry Diamond, professor of sociology and political science at Stanford University; senior fellow at the Hoover Institution; and co-editor of the Journal of Democracy, will speak on Tuesday, March 23.