Archive for April, 2011

Two Mason Faculty Members Win Gracie Awards

Posted: April 13, 2011 at 1:02 am, Last Updated: April 12, 2011 at 8:47 pm

The winners of the Gracie Awards, which honor women in media, have been announced, and among this year’s honorees are Mason faculty members Amanda Kraus and Jenice L. View for their televised show, “Urban Education: Issues and Solutions.”

New Sustainability Institute to Offer Workshops on Organic Gardening, Composting

Posted: April 13, 2011 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: April 12, 2011 at 8:55 pm

The Mason Sustainability Institute will provide members of the campus and surrounding communities with sustainability-oriented education and skills development opportunities, including workshops that begin this month.

Mason to Hold Phi Kappa Phi Induction

Posted: April 12, 2011 at 1:01 am, Last Updated: April 11, 2011 at 8:33 pm

On Monday, April 18, Mason’s chapter of Phi Kappa Phi will initiate its first group of students and faculty and staff members into the society.

Mason Ranks Fifth on Peace Corps’ 2011 Rankings of Master’s International Graduate Schools

Posted: April 12, 2011 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: April 11, 2011 at 8:37 pm

With 15 volunteers participating in its program, Mason ranks fifth as a Peace Corps Master’s International school in the 2011 rankings of the Peace Corps’ Master’s International program.

Flag Parade

Posted: April 12, 2011 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: April 11, 2011 at 7:41 pm

ITU Projects Briefing Set for April 13

Posted: April 12, 2011 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: April 11, 2011 at 8:54 pm

The event is open to the Mason community and will be held from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in Research I, Room 163, on the Fairfax Campus.

Health Expo at Prince William

Posted: April 11, 2011 at 5:36 pm, Last Updated: April 11, 2011 at 8:56 pm

Bragging Rights: Mason Student Wins National Champion Forensics Title

Posted: April 11, 2011 at 1:10 pm

Mason’s award-winning Forensics Team placed fourth in the nation overall and had one of its members, Quincey Smith, take home the title of National Champion at the American Forensic Association National Individual Events Tournament.

TFA Presents “Live Wire” at Hylton and Center for the Arts

Posted: April 11, 2011 at 1:07 pm

“Live Wire” will be performed in the Hylton Performing Arts Center’s Merchant Hall in Manassas on Friday, April 15, at 8 p.m., and at the Center for the Arts in Fairfax on Sunday, April 17, at 4 p.m.

Harvard Anthropologist to Speak at Global Justice Film Series on Sexual Violence in Armed Conflicts

Posted: April 11, 2011 at 1:06 pm

On Tuesday, April 19, as part of the Second Annual Film Series on Global Justice, Kimberly Theidon, a medical anthropologist at Harvard University, will discuss her research on women who were sexually violated in the context of Peru’s internal armed conflict (1980-2000).