Archive for May, 2010

Bartoli to Deliver Lynch Lecture

Posted: May 10, 2010 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: May 7, 2010 at 3:40 pm

Andrea Bartoli, director of the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, will give the institute’s 22nd Annual Vernon M. and Minnie I. Lynch Lecture on Monday, May 10.

CHHS Announces 2010 Quality Improvement of the Year Awards

Posted: May 10, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: May 7, 2010 at 4:16 pm

The Department of Health Administration and Policy in the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) announced the winners of its annual Quality Improvement of the Year Awards at a banquet on April 22.

New Fenwick Library Exhibit Showcases East German Poster Collection

Posted: May 10, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: May 7, 2010 at 4:18 pm

The exhibit, “The Poster Project: Protecting the Print and Preserving the Digital,” will be on display now through June on the second level of the A wing in Fenwick Library.

BOV Approves New Departments, Degree

Posted: May 7, 2010 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: May 6, 2010 at 4:07 pm

At its meeting on May 5, Mason’s Board of Visitors (BOV) approved the creation of two new departments in the College of Health and Human Services and a new degree in the College of Science.

Undergraduate Degree Gives Students a Head Start in Neuroscience

Posted: May 7, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: May 6, 2010 at 4:09 pm

For students who want to be brain surgeons or work for pharmaceutical companies creating new treatments for Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s diseases, Mason’s bachelor of science in neuroscience could be a great place to start.

Center for the Arts Presents Pianist Siegel Performing ‘Chopin and the Future’

Posted: May 7, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: May 6, 2010 at 4:12 pm

Jeffrey Siegel performs several of Chopin’s notable works, as well as works by those who were inspired by him, at Mason’s Center for the Arts Concert Hall on Sunday, May 9, at 7 p.m.

BOV Votes to Raise 2010-11 Tuition and Fees, Room and Board Rates

Posted: May 6, 2010 at 1:04 am, Last Updated: May 6, 2010 at 8:02 am

In making its decision, the BOV said it was necessary to ensure that Mason continues providing students and the overall region with academic programs of the highest caliber.

Candidates to Present for Director of University Scholars Position

Posted: May 6, 2010 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: May 5, 2010 at 3:31 pm

All are cordially invited to attend presentations by the two candidates being considered for the director of the University Scholars Program position.

Make a ‘Moolah Memory’ with TIAA-CREF Contest

Posted: May 6, 2010 at 1:01 am, Last Updated: May 5, 2010 at 3:48 pm

TIAA-CREF, one of Mason’s financial partners, has begun a contest to encourage ideas that will increase the U.S. savings rate to 10 percent in two years.

Center for the Arts Presents Olympia Dukakis in ‘Rose’

Posted: May 6, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: May 5, 2010 at 3:38 pm

Dukakis performs this one-woman play at the Center for the Arts Concert Hall on Saturday, May 8, at 8 p.m.