Archive for May, 2010

Karen Pirhalla, Arlington Campus Executive Officer, to Retire

Posted: May 19, 2010 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: May 18, 2010 at 3:15 pm

Pirhalla, campus executive officer for the Arlington Campus since October 2008, will retire June 1.

Library Exhibit Features the Book As Art

Posted: May 19, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: May 18, 2010 at 3:22 pm

The new exhibit is on display at Fenwick Library now through July 2.

Professional Women’s Soccer at George Mason Stadium

Posted: May 19, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: May 18, 2010 at 3:30 pm

The Washington Freedom, a professional women’s soccer team, will host Canada’s women’s national team on Sunday, May 23, at the George Mason Stadium.

McTigue Named to Virginia Commission

Posted: May 18, 2010 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: May 17, 2010 at 3:29 pm

The Hon. Maurice McTigue, vice president and distinguished visiting scholar at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, was named to Gov. Robert McDonnell’s Commission on Government Reform and Restructuring.

Donna Kidd to Retire; Gil Brown to Head Office of Budget and Planning

Posted: May 18, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: May 17, 2010 at 3:37 pm

Donna Kidd, associate vice president for budget and planning in the Office of Budget and Planning, will retire at the end of May after 24 years at Mason.

Mason Inn Conference Center and Hotel to Hold Job Fair

Posted: May 18, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: May 17, 2010 at 3:43 pm

The Mason Inn, which is operated by Aramark, is seeking workers with hotel and hospitality experience for dozens of positions.

Commencement 2010

Posted: May 17, 2010 at 1:21 pm

Faculty Senate Urges Faculty Members to Act on Nondiscrimination Issues

Posted: May 17, 2010 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: May 14, 2010 at 1:27 pm

The Mason Faculty Senate sent an e-mail last week to all faculty members urging them to take action regarding nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

2010 Fall for the Book Festival Announces Headliners Patchett and Mortenson

Posted: May 17, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: May 14, 2010 at 1:35 pm

Ann Patchett is the winner of the 2010 Fairfax Prize, and author and education activist Greg Mortenson is the winner of the 2010 Mason Award.

Hours for Summer Dining Venues Announced

Posted: May 17, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: May 14, 2010 at 3:05 pm

Mason Dining has posted the hours of Mason’s dining venues on all three campuses online.