Archive for April, 2010

Bragging Rights: Students Headed Abroad This Summer

Posted: April 27, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: April 26, 2010 at 3:27 pm

Three Mason students have won honors that will send them traveling abroad this summer.

Earth Week Workshops Today

Posted: April 27, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: April 26, 2010 at 3:30 pm

Several do-it-yourself Earth Week workshops originally scheduled for Monday have been rescheduled for today in Student Union Building I, Room B, on the Fairfax Campus.

Run for Victims’ Rights

Posted: April 26, 2010 at 3:05 pm

Todd Kashdan Named Faculty Member of the Year

Posted: April 26, 2010 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: April 23, 2010 at 2:11 pm

Since earning a PhD in 2004, Kashdan has published 77 articles, written 10 book chapters, and given more than 100 presentations.

Spring 2010 Recognition Awards Announced

Posted: April 26, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: April 26, 2010 at 1:10 pm

The spring recognition ceremony hosted by Human Resources and Payroll will be held on Monday, May 3, at 1 p.m. in the Johnson Center Dewberry Hall.

Staff Senate to Host Staff Appreciation Day Lunch

Posted: April 26, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: April 23, 2010 at 2:19 pm

The Staff Senate and Mason Dining are teaming up again to sponsor the event and offer a buffet lunch at the three largest campuses.

Mesocosm Compound Provides Wetland ‘Lab’

Posted: April 23, 2010 at 5:44 am, Last Updated: April 23, 2010 at 2:28 pm

Changwoo Ahn, associate professor of environmental science and policy, has been working on the Wetland Mescosm Compound since August 2007. Take a tour of the compound in this video.

Mason Named to Princeton Review’s ‘Green Colleges’ List

Posted: April 23, 2010 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: April 22, 2010 at 4:01 pm

Mason was cited as one of the nation’s colleges and universities “that have demonstrated an above average commitment to sustainability activities and initiatives.”

Center Names Climate Change Communicators of the Year

Posted: April 23, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: April 22, 2010 at 4:05 pm

Environmental scientist Jason Samenow and BBC World Service Trust received the honor.

Professor Ascoli to Lead Program on the Science Behind Consciousness

Posted: April 23, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: April 22, 2010 at 4:08 pm

Mason’s Center for Consciousness and Transformation will present “Trees of the Mind: Neurons and Their Relationship to Consciousness” on Wednesday, April 28.