Gazette Archive: Academics

Intercollegiate Athletics Adds to Coaching Staffs

Posted: August 24, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Men’s Soccer
Greg Andrulis will take over as head coach of the men’s soccer team at George Mason, becoming the ninth coach in the team’s 37-year history. He replaces Fran O’Leary, who resigned on Aug. 10.

TRAP-COM Campaigns for Safe Computing at Mason

Posted: August 23, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Robin Herron

It may sound like some kind of insect killer, but TRAP-COM is out to catch bugs of another kind—digital worms, viruses and malicious software—before they mangle the George Mason computer network.

Campus Book Clubs Open to New Members

Posted: August 23, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Colleen Kearney Rich

When you can’t read one more academic journal and can’t bear to look at your catalog copy another time, it’s time to slip away from your office and discuss the books you read for fun with a few friends and colleagues. Two book clubs for faculty and staff meet monthly on the Fairfax Campus and are always open to new members.

Picture This…

Posted: August 23, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Temporary sign

Fairfax-Prince William Shuttle to Begin Fall Service

Posted: August 22, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The fall schedule for the Fairfax-Prince William Mason Express Shuttle is now posted on the shuttle web site. The service, which begins Aug. 29, provides Mason faculty, staff and students free roundtrip bus service between the Fairfax and Prince William Campuses.

Mason Sponsors Chertoff Conversation on Terrorism

Posted: August 22, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Michael Chertoff

As the nation prepares to mark the fourth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff will sit down with George Mason professor and veteran journalist Frank Sesno on Sept. 9 in a rare public forum in Washington, D.C., to discuss the ongoing battle of safeguarding America against terrorism.

Celebrate Campaign for George Mason University on Sept. 24

Posted: August 22, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Bowing man

The university community is invited to celebrate the successful conclusion of the Campaign for George Mason University—George Mason’s first comprehensive fund-raising effort—on Saturday, Sept. 24, beginning at 8:15 p.m. at the Center for the Arts Concert Hall.

BYTE Week Begins Monday

Posted: August 19, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

BYTE (Build Your Technology and Teaching Expertise) Week for faculty and staff begins on Monday, Aug. 22, on the Fairfax Campus, with brand-new workshops, a Mac Showcase and the opportunity to earn Continuing Education Units. Everything is free.

Mason in U.S. News National Rankings

Posted: August 19, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

According to the new edition of “America’s Best Colleges” published by U.S. News & World Report, George Mason is in the “third tier” of national universities.

Office of International Programs and Services Plans Special Events to Welcome New Students

Posted: August 18, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Christopher Anzalone

“Adjusting to college life can be difficult for all students, but even more so for students who come from another country,” says Julia Findlay, director of the Office of International Programs and Services. With that concern uppermost, OIPS is preparing to welcome a new set of visiting students from abroad with a series of events to familiarize them with the university and the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area.