Archive for November, 2011

Mason Named a Virginia Sea Grant Institution

Posted: November 30, 2011 at 1:04 am, Last Updated: November 30, 2011 at 10:04 am

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

Posted: November 30, 2011 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: November 30, 2011 at 10:05 am

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

Transitions

Posted: November 30, 2011 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: November 30, 2011 at 10:54 am

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

Posted: November 30, 2011 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, 2011 at 10:06 am

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

Posted: November 29, 2011 at 1:00 pm, Last Updated: November 29, 2011 at 4:51 pm

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

Posted: November 29, 2011 at 1:05 am, Last Updated: November 28, 2011 at 2:25 pm

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

Former Provost Fred Rossini Passes Away

Posted: November 29, 2011 at 1:04 am, Last Updated: November 28, 2011 at 2:29 pm

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

Roundtable Discussion to Focus on Occupy Movement

Posted: November 29, 2011 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: November 28, 2011 at 2:33 pm

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

Posted: November 29, 2011 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 28, 2011 at 11:01 am

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

Posted: November 28, 2011 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 18, 2011 at 4:53 pm

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