Gazette Archive: New & Noteworthy

Mason Offers Classes to Hurricane-Stranded Students (Sept. 2, 2005)

Posted: September 2, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason is accepting and processing applications from Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C.-area undergraduate students whose institutions in Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi are unable to open because of damage caused by Hurricane Katrina.

Keeping Data Safe: Computer Security Web Site Offers Help (Sept. 2, 2005)

Posted: September 2, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

In May, George Mason instituted a new Data Stewardship Policy that codified the university community’s responsibilities toward the data entrusted to them in their daily work.

Mason Ranks High in Student Success (Sept. 1, 2005)

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

Research shows that student involvement is an integral part of academic success, and George Mason has been recognized again for fostering that involvement. Earlier this year, Mason was named as one of 20 schools extremely successful at fostering student success. According to an Aug. 28 USA Today article, Mason is a diverse institution that does “an especially good job of educating students.”

George Mason and UN to Share Natural Disaster Prevention Data (Aug. 31, 2005)

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

New technology that will facilitate early identification of oncoming natural disasters such as earthquakes, typhoons and fires has led to a cooperative agreement between the United Nations and George Mason to provide and share high-quality global environmental data with other countries.

Coordinator Will Advise Students on Postgraduate Opportunities

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

Deirdre Moloney

Deirdre Moloney is a name-dropper: Fulbright, Marshall, Goldwater and Truman roll off her tongue as if they were the names of her best friends. But they aren’t people she knows.

Alumni Association Makes It Easy: Load George Mason Wallpaper to Your Desktop

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

Fireworks over Mason

Feeling “Patriotic”? The George Mason University Alumni Association is offering an easy way to customize your desktop with picturesque scenes of the Fairfax Campus.