Gazette Archive: Movers & Shakers

What George Mason Experts Are Saying about…Intelligent Design Theory

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

James Trefil
James Trefil

Many scientific theories are controversial when they are first brought to the table. However, perhaps none has been quite as controversial as the question of the development of life on Earth.

New Books by Mason Faculty

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

Book cover

Faculty members have recently published books on topics ranging from teenage culture and African Americans in sports to peace building, hate speech and conflict analysis. A synopsis of each follows.

Alumnus Mark Winegardner Reads ‘Godfather’ Sequel at Fall for the Book

Posted: September 16, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mark Winegardner

When Random House announced that Mark Winegardner, MFA Creative Writing ’87, was selected to write the sequel to Mario Puzo’s 1969 best-seller, “The Godfather,” the references to the book were everywhere.

Lawrence Levine Celebrated in Cultural History Conference

Posted: September 15, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Lawrence Levine

Celebrating a career of a Mason professor that spans more than 30 years, George Mason will host “The State of Cultural History: A Conference in Honor of Lawrence Levine” Friday, Sept. 16, and Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Arlington Campus.

What George Mason Experts Are Saying about…the Virginia Gubernatorial Election

Posted: September 14, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Labor Day traditionally ushers in the fervor of political races in Virginia, and this year is no exception. With a tightly matched race between two well-known party nominees and one wild-card independent candidate, the upcoming gubernatorial election is already heating up Virginia’s landscape. Three George Mason professors offer their insight and expertise on what promises to be an exciting election season.

Professor Designs Sept. 11 Memorial

Posted: September 13, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Sept. 11 memorial

Every Nook and Cranny: Employee of the Month Knows His Way around Center for the Arts (Sept. 1, 2005)

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

Dan Hobson

You’ll never see Dan Hobson performing on a Center for the Arts (CFA) stage, but his behind-the-scenes magic deserves just as much applause as that received by the professional and student performers his work supports.

In the Community (Aug. 31, 2005)

Posted: August 31, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are members of the George Mason community who made presentations to community groups in August as part of the University Speakers Bureau. For more information on the Speakers Bureau, call 703-993-8846.

Transitions

Posted: August 29, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

This periodic column highlights the comings and goings of George Mason faculty and staff, as well as promotions and job changes within the university.