Archive for September, 2010

Mason Redefines Retirement

Posted: September 28, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: September 27, 2010 at 4:30 pm

Thanks to Retirement Connection, a program managed by Human Resources and Payroll, former faculty and staff members are more integrated than ever before with the Mason community.

Bragging Rights: Education Student Receives STEM Scholarship

Posted: September 27, 2010 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: September 27, 2010 at 8:18 am

Caroline Gergel, BA Biology ’10 and a student in the master’s of education curriculum and instruction program, recently was awarded $8,000 in scholarships and grants from the AFCEA Educational Foundation.

Need a Mason Photo? Creative Services Offers Self-Service Collection

Posted: September 27, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: September 24, 2010 at 4:20 pm

Photos in the collection may be used for official Mason promotional materials, publications and websites.

Hylton Performing Arts Center Presents Crystal Gayle, Larry Gatlin, Andy Cooney

Posted: September 27, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: September 24, 2010 at 4:27 pm

The Hylton Performing Arts Center opens its inaugural season of Hylton Presents on Friday, Oct. 15, at 8 p.m.

Professor Emeritus Harsh Passes Away

Posted: September 24, 2010 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: September 23, 2010 at 3:22 pm

Joseph Harsh was on the Mason faculty from 1973 to 2003 and chaired Mason’s History Department from 1973 to 1983.

Virginia’s Budget Surplus to Be Discussed at Fall Convocation

Posted: September 24, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: September 23, 2010 at 3:25 pm

The university’s 2010 fall convocation is set for Wednesday, Oct. 13, at 3 p.m. in the ballroom of The Mason Inn.

The Suspense Continues on Raise the Rate Contest

Posted: September 24, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: September 23, 2010 at 3:27 pm

TIAA-CREF will officially announce winners of the contest on Nov. 1.

NYC to DC AIDS Ride to Benefit Mason Research

Posted: September 23, 2010 at 1:04 am, Last Updated: September 22, 2010 at 4:45 pm

“The proceeds from the AIDS ride have helped our research tremendously, especially at a time when funding is tight,” says Yuntao Wu, professor in the College of Science’s Molecular and Microbiology Department.

Program Board Announces Upcoming Film Schedule

Posted: September 23, 2010 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: September 22, 2010 at 4:38 pm

Independent films, student features and blockbuster Hollywood hits are among the offerings at the Johnson Center Cinema each year.

Anthony Maiello Conducts American Festival Pops Orchestra at Center for the Arts

Posted: September 23, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: September 22, 2010 at 4:40 pm

“Salutes!” features well-known pieces by such composers as John Williams, George Gershwin, Duke Ellington and Marvin Hamlisch.