Archive for December, 2009

Zinc May Ward off Viruses but There Are Dangers

Posted: December 21, 2009 at 1:43 pm, Last Updated: December 21, 2009 at 1:46 pm

Mason psychologist Jane Flinn’s research on metals and their effects on human cognition is detailed.

Alumna Hersman Leads Transportation Safety Board

Posted: December 21, 2009 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: January 21, 2010 at 12:08 pm

Hersman says she uses what she learned from her master’s in conflict analysis and resolution every day.

Mason, Peace Corps Partner on New Conflict Analysis and Resolution Degree

Posted: December 21, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: January 25, 2010 at 3:20 pm

The degree is the first conflict resolution-related Master’s International program affiliated with the Peace Corps.

George Mason University Given 37-acres in Loudoun Co.

Posted: December 18, 2009 at 11:25 am

Mason Vice President for Administration Larry Czarda was interviewed about the land gift.

Writing Program Rewrites Teachers’ Approach to the Craft

Posted: December 17, 2009 at 9:04 am

This article highlights the many accomplishments of the Northern Virginia Writing Project, housed here at Mason.

Rape Victims Offer Advice to Today’s College Women

Posted: December 16, 2009 at 10:57 am

Mason’s director of Sexual Assault Services, Connie Kirkland, talks about the importance of having extensive on-campus services for victims.

Q & A with Michael Fauntroy

Posted: December 14, 2009 at 3:06 pm

In this hour-long program, Michael Fauntroy, assistant professor of public policy, discusses his role as an educator, writer and political commentator with C-SPAN’s Brian Lamb.

Mason Receives Major Property Gift in Loudoun County

Posted: December 14, 2009 at 1:04 am, Last Updated: December 11, 2009 at 5:10 pm

Van Metre Companies donated 37 acres in Ashburn, Va., near exit 6 of the Dulles Greenway, to Mason.

Excitement Building for Mason Inn Conference Center and Hotel

Posted: December 14, 2009 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: December 18, 2009 at 9:42 am

Even though the Mason Inn won’t be open for business until July 2010, dozens of groups have already reserved space.

Mason Scholarships Making a Difference in Students’ Lives

Posted: December 14, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: January 25, 2010 at 3:21 pm

Mason’s Office of Financial Aid awards numerous scholarships funded from a variety of sources to help students in many different circumstances.