Archive for August, 2010

Transitions

August 31, 2010

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

New Poll Says Mason Students ‘Follow the Beltway’

August 31, 2010

In a recent poll, Mason was named as one of nation’s top schools for student political activism.

Tuyen Nguyen Named September Employee of the Month

August 30, 2010

Nguyen, senior fiscal technician for Purchasing and Accounts Payable, says, “It’s a joy for me to work with Mason students each day.”

Reception Honors Distinguished Faculty

August 30, 2010

President Alan Merten and Provost Peters Stearns honored the university’s most distinguished faculty at a reception held on Thursday, Aug. 26.

Staff Senate Seeks Nominations for Outstanding Supervisor

August 30, 2010

The deadline for nominations is Tuesday, Sept. 7.

Q&A on MASONLIVE, New Student E-Mail System

August 27, 2010

Important information for the faculty and staff on the new system, which replaces the student’s MEMO (Mason Enterprise Messaging Online) mail system account.

Undergraduate Apprenticeship Program Participants Announced

August 27, 2010

Nineteen students and their mentors were selected for the competitive fall Undergraduate Apprenticeship Program, which funds students to work on a creative scholarly project.

Mason Community Attempts to Break Record for Largest Dodgeball Game

August 27, 2010

All Mason faculty and staff members, students, alumni and members of the community are invited to participate.

Plans for Wallace Warfield Memorial Tribute Announced

August 26, 2010

A memorial to Wallace Warfield, retired associate professor in the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution who died last Saturday, will be held on Saturday, Aug. 28.

Professor Rowley Helps Lead High School Competitors to Success

August 26, 2010

Economics professor Charles Rowley helped to coach a high school team on the finer points of social-contract theory.