Archive for September, 2010

Board of Visitors Meets

Posted: September 30, 2010 at 1:04 am, Last Updated: September 30, 2010 at 5:57 am

The board approved several items that now go to the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) for approval.

School of Management Establishes Dean’s Investment Fund

Posted: September 30, 2010 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: September 29, 2010 at 2:58 pm

The fund was established through a $100,000 donation from SOM alumna Kaylene Green, B.S. Accounting ’87, and her husband, Bob Green, B.S. Education ’76.

Middle East Films, Lectures Announced

Posted: September 30, 2010 at 1:01 am, Last Updated: September 29, 2010 at 3:20 pm

The Middle East Etc. Film Club and the Middle East Studies Program have announced their cosponsored fall film series and lectures.

New Study Abroad Program Examines Aftermath of Vietnam War

Posted: September 30, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: September 29, 2010 at 3:21 pm

Students who enroll in the new winter break study abroad program (Dec. 28 through Jan. 12, 2011) will explore the living history of the Vietnam War through the literature of American and Vietnamese authors in the Asian country.

Happy Hearts

Posted: September 29, 2010 at 3:29 pm

‘The Explainer’ on How New Media ‘Mediate’ Our World

Posted: September 29, 2010 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: September 28, 2010 at 2:42 pm

Cultural anthropologist Michael Wesch will present a free talk on Sunday, Oct. 3, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in Harris Theater.

Turn Off the Violence Week Begins Oct. 4

Posted: September 29, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: September 29, 2010 at 7:55 am

This year, Turn Off the Violence Week events include a production of “The Goddess Diaries”; the Clothesline Project; the Take Back the Night Rally; and the White Ribbon Campaign.

Fall ITU Projects Briefing Set for Oct. 7

Posted: September 29, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: September 28, 2010 at 2:49 pm

Open to the entire Mason community, the event provides an opportunity to learn about projects and activities happening across all areas of the Information Technology Unit.

Pat Sperry to Receive Employee of the Month Award on Sept. 30

Posted: September 28, 2010 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: September 28, 2010 at 11:27 am

Pat Sperry, training manager in the Office of Sponsored Programs, has been named October 2010 Employee of the Month.

Cultural Fusion Month Kicks Off on Tuesday, Oct. 5

Posted: September 28, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: September 27, 2010 at 4:27 pm

For the past two years, Cultural Fusion has been a day of fun, games and free food. Now it’s a month-long series of activities celebrating global culture.