Archive for the Gazette Archive: International/Global Category

George Mason Inducts Students into International Honor Society

May 22, 2001

Earlier this month, 75 George Mason students, faculty, and staff were inducted into Epsilon Delta, a newly formed chapter of Phi Beta Delta, the honor society dedicated to recognizing scholarly achievement in international education. Signifying the importance the university places on international education, President Alan Merten and Provost Peter Stearns were on hand to deliver […]

School of Public Policy Announces E-Commerce Project in Taiwan

December 18, 2000

By Elena Barbre George Mason’s Policy Analysis Center, Boeing, National Tsing Hua University, and Devco, Inc., are launching an electronic commerce project in Taiwan next year. The plan is to build a laboratory in Taiwan that facilitates enterprise application integration among Taiwanese enterprise solutions and commercial e-commerce trading exchanges. Boeing was awarded the contract to […]

International Silk Painters Congress Begins Today

August 7, 2000

George Mason hosts the Second World Painting Congress beginning today and ending on Sunday. The Congress features a variety of events promoting art of silk painting, an emerging form of art that involves painting watercolors on silk. Educational workshops, notable speakers, displays, an art show, and a fashion show are some of the highlights for […]

Salute to the Ambassadors Is Today

May 9, 2000

The third annual Salute to the Ambassadors, featuring diplomats from 41 different countries, is held today beginning at 11 a.m. in the Mason Hall Board Room. The event brings together ambassadors from across the world to discuss American politics and education, and to highlight successful programs at George Mason. Professors James Barry, Sonja Taylor, Jeremy […]

ICAR Receives, Sends Fulbright Scholars

March 23, 2000

The Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (ICAR) has been the beneficiary of an exchange of Fulbright Scholars this academic year. Visiting since November has been Lyudmila Harutyunyan, professor and head of the Department of Sociology at Yerevan State University in Armenia. Harutyunyan’s research involves conflict resolution as a necessary component of a societal transformation […]

Global Conference Features Nobel Prize Winners in Economics

March 8, 2000

Nine winners of the Nobel Prize in Economics, including George Mason’s own James Buchanan, join some of the world’s most prominent business, financial, academic, and public policy leaders from March 8 to 10 in Los Angeles at the third annual Milken Institute Global Conference. The focus of the global conference is technology and how it […]

Global Study Tours Provide Multicultural Experiences for Students

February 25, 2000

By Darshana Patel About 100 George Mason students participated in the Center for Global Education’s winter study tours to Cuba, Costa Rica, Galapagos/Ecuador, Jordan/Israel/Palestine, Vietnam/Thailand, and Paris/Amsterdam/London this year. “These short-term programs give our students a first-hand experience in understanding different cultures,” says Yehuda Lukacs, director of the Center for Global Education. “Each program offers […]

Mason Is National Leader in Foreign Students, Studies

December 7, 1999

In the Dec. 10 issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education, George Mason University is listed among the top 10 doctoral institutions in the country with the greatest number of foreign students. In the same article, George Mason is listed among the top 10 institutions with students who are studying abroad. The Chronicle ranks George […]

Hunger Banquet Dramatizes World Hunger

November 15, 1999

The annual Hunger Banquet is held in the Johnson Center Multipurpose Room on Thursday, Nov. 17, at 6 p.m. A Hunger and Homelessness Action Week event, the Hunger Banquet educates the community about the effects of world hunger. The meal dramatizes the unequal distribution of resources that lie at the root of world hunger. The […]