Archive for July, 2010

LGBTQ Safe Zone Training Offered

Posted: July 23, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: July 22, 2010 at 3:31 pm

The next Safe Zone training is set for Monday, Aug. 9.

Center for Teaching Excellence to Hold Workshop for New Faculty Members

Posted: July 22, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: July 21, 2010 at 3:32 pm

A free, pre-semester workshop is offered in two formats, a full-day or a half-day session.

Intramural Sports Choices Abound

Posted: July 22, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: July 21, 2010 at 3:40 pm

Registration opens in August for a variety of fall sports, most of which are free.

A Summer Camp That Speaks to the Passions of High School Orators

Posted: July 21, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: July 21, 2010 at 8:03 am

For two weeks this summer, 200 high school students from 30 states, as well as China, Spain and Nigeria, have gathered at Mason to learn and practice their love for public speaking.

Transitions

Posted: July 21, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: July 20, 2010 at 3:52 pm

This periodic column highlights the comings and goings of Mason faculty and staff, as well as promotions and job changes within the university.

Davis Crusades for New Golden Age of Spanish Drama

Posted: July 20, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: July 20, 2010 at 8:08 am

In an effort to have the work of dramatist Pedro Calderón de la Barca more widely produced, Rick Davis is sending his translations of Calderón’s plays to American theaters.

CUPIC Conference a Growing Success Among University Police

Posted: July 20, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: July 19, 2010 at 3:36 pm

As the conference celebrates its fifth anniversary, attendance is ever-increasing.

Mason Employees Weigh In on Quality of Work Life

Posted: July 19, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: July 16, 2010 at 2:19 pm

Nearly three-quarters (73.8 percent) of employees indicated they were “satisfied” or “very satisfied” with their jobs.

Mason Community Encouraged to Vote for Biggest Fan

Posted: July 19, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: July 19, 2010 at 10:23 am

Voting is open to the public beginning today, July 19, and will close at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, July 25.

High-Tech, High-Touch

Posted: July 19, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: July 16, 2010 at 1:54 pm