Archive for July, 2010

Mason Garden Readies for Harvest

Posted: July 16, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: July 16, 2010 at 8:01 am

Sustainability Projects Specialist Danielle Wyman leads a tour of Mason’s flourishing vegetable garden.

Governor Announces Virginia Revenue Surplus

Posted: July 15, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: July 14, 2010 at 2:49 pm

The state’s budget appears to be on track to fund a 3 percent bonus for state employees in December.

“Run” Free Here

Posted: July 15, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: July 14, 2010 at 12:22 pm

How Optimistic Were the Victorians? New Google Grant to CHNM Will Help Find Out

Posted: July 15, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: July 14, 2010 at 2:53 pm

The research team will look at the claims of popular Victorian critic Walter Houghton and his book, “The Victorian Frame of Mind.”

Sen. Warner to Host Conference at Mason

Posted: July 14, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: July 13, 2010 at 4:01 pm

The senator will be on the Fairfax Campus to host the Pentagon and Homeland Security Procurement Conference.

Prof. Geller to Speak at Almost Heaven Star Party

Posted: July 14, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: July 14, 2010 at 8:07 am

Harold Geller, professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, will be a featured speaker at the Almost Heaven Star Party at The Mountain Institute in Spruce Knob, W.Va., on Saturday, Sept. 4, at 1:30 p.m.

Chevalier des Palmes Académiques

Posted: July 13, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: July 12, 2010 at 4:10 pm

Undergraduate Apprenticeship Program Gives Students an Edge in Job Market, Postgraduate Study

Posted: July 13, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: July 12, 2010 at 3:54 pm

The well-received study option, which began in 2001, pairs Mason students with faculty mentors of their choice and grants them $1,000 stipends to conduct a semester’s worth of research.

Bragging Rights: Students Win Critical-Need Language Scholarships

Posted: July 12, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: July 28, 2010 at 8:35 am

Three Mason students were awarded a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study abroad this summer.

Bragging Rights: Army ROTC Cadet Bests Peers in Physical Test

Posted: July 9, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: July 8, 2010 at 3:47 pm

Mason junior Patrick Connelly recently finished ahead of 450 other Army ROTC cadets in the two-mile run on the Army Physical Fitness Test.