Archive for November, 2011

Mason Named a Virginia Sea Grant Institution

November 30, 2011

The Virginia Sea Grant works to protect Virginia’s coastal climate and ecology through partnerships with research institutions.

Employee Learning Week Expo Provides a Sample of Training Opportunities

November 30, 2011

The free expo will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 7, from 9 a.m. to noon in the Johnson Center Dewberry Hall.


November 30, 2011

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

Mason Club Football to Host Conference Title Game

November 30, 2011

Mason will face the Virginia Commonwealth University Rams on Saturday, Dec. 3.

Tyler Cowen Named to Foreign Policy’s List of Top 100 Global Thinkers

November 29, 2011

Foreign Policy recognized the professor of economics and general director of the Mercatus Center for his contributions to economics discussions on his blog and in his New York Times columns.

Penny Smith Is Named December Employee of the Month

November 29, 2011

As the travel supervisor for Accounts Payable, Smith helps make the travel request process pain-free.

Former Provost Fred Rossini Passes Away

November 29, 2011

Rossini, who was provost from 1993-96, died on Nov. 15.

Roundtable Discussion to Focus on Occupy Movement

November 29, 2011

This discussion on Nov. 29 will bring together Mason scholars and activists from Occupy DC to discuss the challenges, impact and prospects of this new global social movement.

Reminder: Town Hall Meetings on Faculty and Staff Email, Calendar Service

November 29, 2011

Plan to attend a meeting to discuss a new, more robust email and calendar service for Mason faculty and staff.

Virginia Opera Brings ‘Hansel and Gretel’ to Center for the Arts

November 28, 2011

The 19th-century composer Engelbert Humperdinck’s fairy tale opera will be performed on Dec. 2 and 4.