Archive for August, 2011

Pianist Jeffrey Siegel Performs Beethoven at Center for the Arts

Posted: August 22, 2011 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: August 19, 2011 at 9:20 pm

On Sunday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m., Siegel pays homage to arguably the most brilliant composer of all time with “A Beethoven Bonanza.”

Symposium on Evidence-Based Policy Attracts More Than 250 Attendees

Posted: August 19, 2011 at 1:01 am, Last Updated: August 18, 2011 at 9:01 pm

The symposium brought together leaders, scholars and practitioners in the fields of crime and justice, education, social welfare, international development and evaluation methodology for an array of panels, special workshops and plenaries.

Conflict Analysis and Resolution Students Apply Theories in Summer Internships

Posted: August 19, 2011 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: August 19, 2011 at 1:02 pm

“The practical application of the theories and techniques learned in the classroom is integral to our students’ education,” says Brydin Banning, director of undergraduate student services for the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution.

Sustainability Institute Offers Bike Maintenance Workshop

Posted: August 18, 2011 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: August 17, 2011 at 7:12 pm

Mason’s Sustainability Institute will offer “Bike Maintenance for the Mechanically Un-inclined” on Saturday, Aug. 27, from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

School of Art Hosts International Video Exhibition

Posted: August 17, 2011 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: August 16, 2011 at 8:38 pm

The School of Art and the Inter-American Development Bank Cultural Center are sponsoring the Biennial of Video Art at the Fine Arts Gallery in the Art and Design Building from Monday, Aug. 29, through Wednesday, Sept. 21.

Volunteer Opportunities During Welcome Week

Posted: August 16, 2011 at 1:01 am, Last Updated: August 15, 2011 at 8:21 pm

Welcome Week is just around the corner. Here are several ways you can help make our new students feel right at home.

Grand Piano Celebration Honoring Linda Apple Monson Set for Sept. 18

Posted: August 16, 2011 at 1:01 am, Last Updated: August 16, 2011 at 1:19 pm

International Steinway artist Linda Apple Monson will be honored at “A Grand Piano Celebration” on Sunday, Sept. 18, at the de Laski Performing Arts Building.

August 2011 Accolades

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

Accolades is a monthly column that recognizes the latest achievements of Mason faculty and staff members.

Distinguished Faculty Honored

Posted: August 12, 2011 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: August 11, 2011 at 8:23 pm

The group includes endowed chairs, Clarence J. Robinson Professors, Distinguished Service Professors and University Professors.

In Memoriam: Hazel W. Johnson-Brown

Posted: August 11, 2011 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: August 11, 2011 at 12:59 pm

The Professor Emerita of Nursing, who was also a brigadier general, died on Aug. 5.