This Week on GMU-TV…

Posted: December 18, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Every week on GMU-TV, four roundtable discussion programs–Mason Currents, Capital Region Roundtable, Mason Sidelines, and Tech Horizons–are shown during prime time. GMU-TV is shown on Cox Cable channel 18, Comcast (Reston) channel 18, and Comcast (Alexandria) channels 79 and 95. Following are the topic, host, guests, and programming schedule for each show airing this week:

  • Mason Currents #6–“The GMU Krasnow Institute” is hosted by Star Muir, Division of Instructional Improvement and Instructional Technologies. Guests are James Olds, director of the Krasnow Institute, and Bruce Gluckman and Giorgio Ascoli, senior faculty members at Krasnow. The show airs tonight at 9:30 p.m.; Tuesday, Dec. 19, at 11:30 p.m.; Wednesday, Dec. 20, and Friday, Dec. 22, at 7 p.m.; and Saturday, Dec. 23, at 5 p.m.
  • Capital Region Roundtable #47–“High Speed Rail/Mass Transit” is hosted by Toni-Michelle Travis, Public and International Affairs. Guests are Matt Benka, manager of the government relations and communications for Virginia Railway Express; Richard Beadles, executive director of the Virginia High Speed Rail Development Committee; and Jonathan Gifford, a faculty member in the Department of Public and International Affairs. The show airs tonight at 11:30 p.m.; Tuesday, Dec. 19, and Saturday, Dec. 23, at 9:30 p.m.; and Thursday, Dec. 21, at 7 p.m.
  • Mason Sidelines #2–“Patriot Basketball” is hosted by Mike Tapscott, former director of Minority Student Affairs; Maurice Sherrens, senior vice president; Mickey McDade, associate athletic director for aquatics and recreational sports; and Ron Sinacore, affirmative action plan and compliance coordinator. Guests are Jim Larranaga, head men’s basketball coach, and Debbie Taneyhill, head women’s basketball coach. The show airs Tuesday, Dec. 19, at 7 p.m.; Wednesday, Dec. 20, at 9:30 p.m.; ThursdayDec. 21, at 11:30 p.m.; and Saturday, Dec. 23, at 6:30 p.m.
  • Tech Horizons #3–“Information Society” is hosted by Lloyd Griffiths, dean of the School of Information Technology and Engineering. Guests are Sushil Jajodia, director of the Mason Center for Secure Information Systems (CSIS); Neil Johnson, associate director for CSIS ; and Tony Valletta, vice president of SRA International. Curtis McNay, network administrator in the Division of Instructional Improvement and Instructional Technologies, moderates a FAQ segment. The show airs tonight at 7 p.m.; Wednesday, Dec. 20, and Friday, Dec. 22, at 11:30 p.m.; Thursday, Dec. 21, at 9:30 p.m.; and Saturday, Dec. 23, at 5:30 p.m.

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