Archive for April, 2007

Jerusalem Women

Posted: April 27, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

At a session sponsored by the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution on Thursday, three women of different faiths from Jerusalem who are living the realities of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict shared their experiences and hopes for a just peace. From left, they are Huda Abu Arqoub, Amal Nassar and Tal Dor.Photo by Evan Cantwell

Alumni Association Names Wilkins Faculty Member of the Year

Posted: April 26, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Roger Wilkins is a living history lesson. Without the aid of books or research tools, he could instruct the many students who vie for admittance into his classes. He could simply sit and recount the many exciting experiences that have made up his life.

Verdict on Imus: ‘Words Do and Words Act’

Posted: April 26, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Forensics Team director and Communication professor Peter Pober approached the podium in the Johnson Center Cinema Tuesday afternoon and quoted Harvard communications lecturer J.L. Austin. He said, “Words do and words act.”

Panel Examines U.S.-Iran Relations

Posted: April 26, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The First Amendment Lounge at the National Press Club was filled to capacity on Monday when members from the international and national media, Mason students and faculty and the general public listened to a panel discussion on averting armed conflict between the United States and Iran.

Outstanding Students Tapped for Alumni Scholarships, Awards

Posted: April 26, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Victor M. Mendez is feeling the pressure — not just the pressure that comes with being an electrical engineering major maintaining a 3.79 GPA, but the responsibility of being an example.

Trophy Walk

Posted: April 26, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason Hall walkers had the largest team for the annual Victims’ Rights 5K run/walk on Wednesday. Judy Morton of University Relations, center, holds the team trophy.Photo by Evan Cantwell

Rally for Darfur

Posted: April 25, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

African dancers were part of a rally held last week on the Fairfax Campus as a special project of the Social Work Department to increase awareness about the plight of African slaves in the Sudan.Creative Services photo

Women’s Crew Wins First CAA Championship

Posted: April 25, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Mason women’s crew placed first at the Kerr Cup Regatta in Philadelphia this past weekend, winning the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Championship for the first time in its history.

Mason Professor Details ‘Appreciative Intelligence’ in His Book

Posted: April 25, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Tojo Thatchenkery

Tojo Thatchenkery was born in India, and the British model of education was a large part of his formative years.

Convocation Schedule Announced

Posted: April 25, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Convocation ceremonies for individual academic units will begin Thursday, May 17, at 10 a.m. The following are dates, times, locations and speakers for the convocations. The university’s Commencement for all graduates will be held Saturday, May 19, at 10 a.m. in the Patriot Center.