Archive for September, 2011

Mason Well Represented at Fall for the Book

Posted: September 15, 2011 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: September 15, 2011 at 12:57 pm

The 13th annual Fall for the Book festival will take place Sept. 18-23 on the Mason campuses and throughout the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area.

OLLI Celebrates 20 Years of Affiliation with Mason

Posted: September 15, 2011 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: September 14, 2011 at 8:39 pm

To mark the anniversary, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute will present a $20,000 gift to Mason’s Office of Military Services.

The Job Fair Is Coming, the Job Fair Is Coming!

Posted: September 15, 2011 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: September 15, 2011 at 12:56 pm

The fall Job Fair is on Wednesday, Oct. 5, and Thursday, Oct. 6, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Johnson Center Dewberry Hall.

EDGE at Prince William Campus Offers Service Opportunity

Posted: September 14, 2011 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: September 13, 2011 at 8:48 pm

Help is needed to mulch and do general clean-up on the course’s Piedmont Trail.

Sports Journalist and Olympian to Discuss Documentary

Posted: September 14, 2011 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: September 13, 2011 at 8:50 pm

Dave Zirin and former Olympian John Carlos will attend a screening of the documentary “Not Just a Game: Politics, Power and American Sports” on Monday, Oct. 3.

Kings of Salsa to Appear at Mason

Posted: September 14, 2011 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: September 13, 2011 at 8:56 pm

Roclan Gonzalez Chavez brings his hot new show to two Mason venues this fall.

Adopt a Young Artist in the Spotlight

Posted: September 13, 2011 at 1:01 am, Last Updated: September 9, 2011 at 8:58 pm

You, too, can adopt a young artist.

Conference Celebrates Outstanding Teaching Practices

Posted: September 13, 2011 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: September 12, 2011 at 8:53 pm

The Center for Teaching Excellence will host the Innovations in Teaching and Learning conference to recognize and celebrate outstanding teaching practices. The conference will take place on Monday, Oct. 3.

Mason to Hold Third Annual Happy Heart Walk

Posted: September 13, 2011 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: September 9, 2011 at 7:49 pm

The  one-mile trek will occur simultaneously at the Fairfax, Arlington and Prince William Campuses at noon on Wednesday, Sept. 28.

General Education Program Receives 2011 Improvement Award

Posted: September 13, 2011 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: September 13, 2011 at 12:59 pm

Mason’s General Education Program was recently awarded the 2011 Improvement of General Education: Exemplary Program Award by the Association for General and Liberal Studies (AGLS).