Archive for February, 2011

Students from Moscow State University Visit Mason

Posted: February 15, 2011 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: February 14, 2011 at 9:35 pm

The Russian students participated in a short-term study program, language classes and a roundtable conversation on comparative education.

Gold Medal Employer

Posted: February 14, 2011 at 9:53 pm, Last Updated: February 14, 2011 at 9:54 pm

Mason Opera, Chamber Orchestra Present Puccini’s “Gianni Schicchi”

Posted: February 14, 2011 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: February 12, 2011 at 4:19 pm

George Mason University Opera joins the George Mason University Chamber Orchestra for Puccini’s “Gianni Schicchi” on Feb. 25 and 26.

Close to Retirement? Workshop Helps Chart the Course

Posted: February 14, 2011 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: February 12, 2011 at 4:12 pm

The two-session series will be on Feb. 25 and March 11 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.

National Telework Week Starts Feb. 14

Posted: February 11, 2011 at 1:01 am, Last Updated: February 12, 2011 at 4:09 pm

It’s a good time for Mason employees who have the ability to work from home to speak with their supervisors about teleworking on a trial basis.

Transitions

Posted: February 11, 2011 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: March 23, 2011 at 3:55 pm

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

Faculty Senate Meets

Posted: February 10, 2011 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: February 10, 2011 at 2:11 pm

The Faculty Senate voted to amend its previously adopted Faculty Practice Plan resolution and also created a Recreation Advisory Committee and a task force to examine agreements between Mason and private donors.

New Endowment Established for Music Professor’s Collection

Posted: February 10, 2011 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: February 9, 2011 at 10:09 pm

This endowment, which will provide support for the collection and help acquire additional scholarly research materials in the field of music, was created by Darlene Scott, a long-time friend of di Bonaventura.

School of Art Sponsors Exhibit of Chinese Scrolls

Posted: February 10, 2011 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: February 16, 2011 at 6:00 pm

The exhibit will be in the Mason Hall Alumni Atrium Gallery on the Fairfax Campus from Monday, Feb. 14 to Friday, March 18.

Office of Sustainability Introduces Green Office Program

Posted: February 9, 2011 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: February 8, 2011 at 9:15 pm

The Sustainability Office has established sets of measurements to determine which of Mason’s departmental offices are the greenest or most environmentally friendly.