Archive for June, 2010

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Posted: June 30, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: June 29, 2010 at 3:28 pm

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Washington Youth Summit on the Environment to Be Held at Mason

Posted: June 30, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: June 30, 2010 at 8:12 am

Mason and its partners, the National Geographic Society and the National Zoo, will hold the Washington Youth Summit on the Environment (WYSE) from Sunday, July 11, to Friday, July 16.

Mason Jar Challenge Nearing Deadline

Posted: June 29, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: June 28, 2010 at 3:12 pm

Mason employees have only hours to make a gift that will count for the current fiscal year.

Mason Traffic and Transportation Issues Under Study

Posted: June 29, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: June 28, 2010 at 3:23 pm

A transportation and traffic master planning committee was formed in January, and a consulting firm was hired.

Masonvale Nears Capacity, Builds on Community Feeling

Posted: June 28, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: June 25, 2010 at 2:15 pm

“It’s hard to beat a quick, 12-minute-walk to the office,” says Masonvale resident Shirley Travis, dean of the College of Health and Human Services.

Library Receives Grant to Process Special Collections

Posted: June 28, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: June 25, 2010 at 2:26 pm

The grant will allow processing of  two photograph collections in Special Collections and Archives.

Athletics Director O’Connor Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Posted: June 25, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: June 24, 2010 at 3:07 pm

The award is the highest honor presented by the Division I-AAA Athletics Directors Association.

Bragging Rights: Student Wins GEICO Scholarship

Posted: June 25, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: June 24, 2010 at 3:26 pm

Avis Foster, a senior applied mathematics major, is one of 83 college students from across the country selected for the honor.

Mason to Hold Second Annual Journalism Conference for High School Students

Posted: June 24, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: June 23, 2010 at 3:55 pm

Students from all over the country are expected to attend from June 27 to July 2.

Some Things Never Change: Yearbook Advisor Reflects on Twenty Years of Mason History

Posted: June 24, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: June 23, 2010 at 4:03 pm

The students in Mason’s 1990 video yearbook sound a lot like students of 2010, says yearbook advisor Cindy Lont.