Archive for August, 2010

University Mourns Death of Professor Lapple

Posted: August 17, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: August 16, 2010 at 3:54 pm

Judith Lapple, professor of flute in the School of Music, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 10.

Transitions

Posted: August 17, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: August 17, 2010 at 8:01 am

The following faculty promotions and status changes to take effect this month were approved by Mason’s Board of Visitors at its May meeting.

Forbes Names Mason One of America’s Best College Buys

Posted: August 16, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: August 13, 2010 at 3:27 pm

In its latest “America’s Best College Buys,” Forbes.com ranks Mason 68th on its top 100 list.

Trefil to Keynote New Student Convocation

Posted: August 13, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: August 13, 2010 at 7:16 am

The Robinson Professor of Physics is a renowned researcher and one of America’s most distinguished commentators on contemporary science education.

ACCESS Program Aims to Expand Mason’s International Student Population

Posted: August 12, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: August 11, 2010 at 3:57 pm

This fall, Mason will push its doors open even further to welcome international students.

Mason Recreation Offers Taste of Fitness

Posted: August 12, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: August 11, 2010 at 3:54 pm

The events will be held in September at the Aquatic and Fitness Center and the RAC.

Mason Leading in TIAA-CREF Raise the Rate Contest

Posted: August 11, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: August 10, 2010 at 3:35 pm

Mason has the opportunity to win a $25,000 endowment for submitting the most ideas on how to increase savings.

New Director Hopes to Enhance Learning Experience for University Scholars

Posted: August 11, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: August 11, 2010 at 8:05 am

Anthony Hoefer has hit the ground running as the new director of the University Scholars Program.

University Life Offers Help for Those Affected by Pakistan Flood

Posted: August 10, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: August 9, 2010 at 3:30 pm

Vice President for University Life Sandra Scherrens says her unit is available to assist members of the Mason community affected by the disaster.

An Overlooked Resource: School Assistance and Volunteer Service Leave

Posted: August 10, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: August 9, 2010 at 3:34 pm

Many employees forget about the leave for helping in the schools or volunteering in the community.