Archive for September, 2010

Granted: Mason Collaborates on ‘Reading Networked Societies’ Project with Russian University

Posted: September 15, 2010 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: September 14, 2010 at 2:21 pm

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is collaborating with the State University – Higher School of Economics in Moscow on a U.S. Department of Education grant.

Time Running Out on TIAA-CREF Raise the Rate Contest

Posted: September 15, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: September 14, 2010 at 2:37 pm

Mason is now in the lead, but the contest, with a $25,000 endowment at stake, ends Sept. 20.

Granted: Mason Teams with Inova Researchers to Improve Organ Transplant Allocation

Posted: September 14, 2010 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: September 13, 2010 at 5:57 pm

Researchers from Mason and Inova Health System have received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a framework for optimizing organ allocations for patients awaiting organ transplants in the United States.

Transitions

Posted: September 14, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: September 13, 2010 at 6:00 pm

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

Center for the Arts Presents Joel Grey

Posted: September 14, 2010 at 1:01 am, Last Updated: September 13, 2010 at 6:03 pm

Tony Award and Academy Award-winning actor, dancer and singer Joel Grey will appear at the fifth annual ARTS by George! benefit event in the Concert Hall on the Fairfax Campus on Saturday, Sept. 25, at 8 p.m.

Innovations in Teaching and Learning Conference Set for Oct. 4

Posted: September 13, 2010 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: September 10, 2010 at 3:21 pm

The second annual conference will be held on Monday, Oct. 4, from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Research I Building on the Fairfax Campus.

Great Performances Season Opens with Pianist Jeffrey Siegel

Posted: September 13, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: September 10, 2010 at 3:25 pm

Siegel returns to Mason for “The Three Great ‘Bs’ – Bach, Beethoven and Barber” at the Center for the Arts Concert Hall on Sunday, Sept. 19, at 7 p.m.

Information Technology Unit Looking at Options for Employee E-Mail

Posted: September 13, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: September 10, 2010 at 3:30 pm

More than 10,000 students have signed on to MASONLIVE, the new student e-mail system; now the ITU will turn its attention to faculty and staff e-mail.

Moving Them In

Posted: September 10, 2010 at 2:30 pm

Professor Frederick Curates Exhibition of Berlin Artists; Organizes Visit to Mason

Posted: September 10, 2010 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: September 9, 2010 at 3:09 pm

Although the exhibition is in Washington, D.C., Helen Frederick, professor of art, has arranged for several of the artists to visit Mason and collaborate on a print and participate in a panel discussion.