Archive for June, 2011

Sarah Knapp Named July 2011 Employee of the Month

Posted: June 21, 2011 at 3:39 pm, Last Updated: June 21, 2011 at 4:23 pm

If there was an award for Supermom of the Year, Sarah Knapp would be a likely recipient.

HR Offers MORE-ientation for Longer-Term Employees

Posted: June 21, 2011 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: June 20, 2011 at 8:22 pm

MORE-ientation, a life planning seminar offered through Human Resources and Payroll, is an idea that came from Mason’s own faculty and staff members.

Former Government Professor and Diplomat Angela J. Khoury Dies

Posted: June 20, 2011 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: June 17, 2011 at 8:25 pm

Khoury, who was a professor at Mason from 1967 to 1982, was Mason’s first professor in the field of international studies.

Summer Programs for High School Students to Draw Young, Emerging Leaders

Posted: June 20, 2011 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: June 17, 2011 at 8:30 pm

Two programs offered this summer through the Office of Admissions will draw hundreds of talented high school students from across the country to Mason and the Washington, D.C., area.

Mason to Hold ‘Lights Out — Power Down!’ on June 21

Posted: June 17, 2011 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: June 16, 2011 at 9:26 pm

Community members will be asked to turn off and unplug, if appropriate, all noncritical lighting and electrical loads prior to and during the one-hour event.

Mason Inn Offers Summer Specials

Posted: June 16, 2011 at 1:01 am, Last Updated: June 15, 2011 at 8:07 pm

Boxwoods and The Well have announced their summer menus.

Long-Time QWL Task Force Members Reflect on Successes

Posted: June 15, 2011 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: June 14, 2011 at 8:27 pm

Lou Buffardi and Stacey Remick-Simkins are two of the longest serving members of the Quality of Worklife Task Force.

Mason Neuroscience and Inova Department of Neuroscience Partner on Summer Seminars

Posted: June 15, 2011 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: June 14, 2011 at 8:50 pm

The public seminars will be held weekly at the Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study.

On-Site DMV

Posted: June 14, 2011 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: June 13, 2011 at 2:25 pm

Transitions, Retirement Edition

Posted: June 14, 2011 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: June 13, 2011 at 6:40 pm

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