Archive for October, 2011

Basketball Season Tips Off with Mason Madness October 14

Posted: October 12, 2011 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: October 11, 2011 at 8:40 pm

Your first chance to see this season’s Mason men’s and women’s basketball teams will be at Mason Madness this Friday.

Mason Is Officially a Bicycle-Friendly University

Posted: October 12, 2011 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: October 11, 2011 at 8:46 pm

According to the League of American Bicyclists, Mason has been designated a “Bicycle Friendly University” for its efforts in promoting the benefits of bicycling.

School of Art, Sichuan Normal University Collaborate on Artistic Exchange

Posted: October 11, 2011 at 1:20 am, Last Updated: October 10, 2011 at 3:28 pm

Mason will exhibit student and faculty artwork from both the School of Art and Sichuan Normal University later this month in the Fine Art Gallery in the Art and Design Building.

Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign Under Way

Posted: October 11, 2011 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: October 11, 2011 at 3:15 pm

The Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign to support a wide range of important community programs and nonprofit organizations began Oct. 1.

Transitions

Posted: October 10, 2011 at 1:01 am, Last Updated: October 7, 2011 at 9:45 pm

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

Friends of Theater Present ‘7 (x 1) Samurai’ to Benefit Theater Scholarships

Posted: October 10, 2011 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: October 12, 2011 at 8:10 pm

One reviewer said the show is “a small miracle of imagination…part Chaplin, part Looney Tunes and more than a little Cirque de Soleil.”

Faculty Senate Meets

Posted: October 7, 2011 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: October 7, 2011 at 1:02 pm

President Merten addressed the Faculty Senate, and the proposal for a Korean campus was discussed.

Conference Roundup

Posted: October 7, 2011 at 1:01 am, Last Updated: October 6, 2011 at 9:39 pm

October is a busy month at Mason; several large conferences have been held or are upcoming.

Center for the Arts Offers Two Great Performances This Weekend

Posted: October 7, 2011 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: October 6, 2011 at 9:04 pm

Music and theater are on the bill this weekend.

Seasonal Flu Shot Clinics Available

Posted: October 6, 2011 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: October 5, 2011 at 8:56 pm

There are several options for receiving a flu shot, and on-campus clinics will be available for Kaiser Permanente and COVA Care/COVA HDHP participants.