Archive for August, 2010

Transitions

Posted: August 31, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: August 30, 2010 at 6:37 pm

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’

Posted: August 31, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: August 30, 2010 at 6:19 pm

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

Posted: August 30, 2010 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: September 7, 2010 at 4:44 pm

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

Posted: August 30, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: August 30, 2010 at 8:01 am

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

Posted: August 30, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: August 27, 2010 at 3:55 pm

The deadline for nominations is Tuesday, Sept. 7.

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

Posted: August 27, 2010 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: August 26, 2010 at 2:24 pm

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

Posted: August 27, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: August 26, 2010 at 2:29 pm

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

Posted: August 27, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: August 26, 2010 at 2:32 pm

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

Plans for Wallace Warfield Memorial Tribute Announced

Posted: August 26, 2010 at 1:01 am, Last Updated: August 25, 2010 at 2:13 pm

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

Posted: August 26, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: August 25, 2010 at 2:19 pm

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