Archive for September, 2010

Bragging Rights: ESP Graduate Student Wins Research Prize

Posted: September 10, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: September 9, 2010 at 3:18 pm

Karen Akerlof won the 2010 Eason Award for her work on “Models: The Missing Piece in Climate Change Coverage.”

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

Posted: September 10, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: September 9, 2010 at 3:11 pm

Important information for faculty and staff on the new student e-mail system.

School of Music Plans Memorial Concerts for Judith Lapple

Posted: September 9, 2010 at 1:05 am, Last Updated: September 8, 2010 at 5:16 pm

The Judith Lapple Memorial Scholarship Fund has also been established through the George Mason University Foundation.

Provost Outlines Initiatives at Faculty Senate Meeting

Posted: September 9, 2010 at 1:04 am, Last Updated: September 8, 2010 at 5:14 pm

Provost Peter Stearns was called upon to provide an update on academic and other university initiatives.

CCT Offers Free Classes in Meditation, Yoga and Tai Chi

Posted: September 9, 2010 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: September 8, 2010 at 5:22 pm

Weekly classes are now ongoing.

Mason to Hold Happy Heart Walk

Posted: September 9, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: September 8, 2010 at 5:27 pm

The walk will be held simultaneously on the Arlington, Fairfax, and Prince William Campuses at noon on Wednesday, Sept. 29.

Mason Breaks World’s Largest Dodgeball Game Record

Posted: September 8, 2010 at 1:04 am, Last Updated: September 7, 2010 at 1:59 pm

Mason’s 1,257 participants beat the previous world record of 1,198 held by the University of Alberta. See a video of the game.

Provost to Hold Faculty Forum

Posted: September 8, 2010 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: September 7, 2010 at 2:11 pm

Global education is the forum’s topic on Thursday, Sept. 30. 

Thinking About Graduate School? Browse the Showcase of Graduate Studies

Posted: September 8, 2010 at 1:01 am, Last Updated: September 7, 2010 at 2:15 pm

The annual Showcase of Graduate Studies will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 15.

Environmentalist Bill McKibben to Speak at Fall for the Book

Posted: September 8, 2010 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: September 7, 2010 at 2:08 pm

McKibben has a new book,  “Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet.”