Archive for the Gazette Archive: Transitions Category

Professor David Stevenson Dies

August 26, 2002

David Stevenson, an associate professor in New Century College, died July 25 due to complications resulting from two strokes. He was 51. Stevenson was also the director of Nonprofit Management Studies and an affiliate member of the Department of Public and International Affairs (PIA). Stevenson graduated cum laude with a B.A. in sociology from Norfolk […]

Mason Medal Recipient Carrington Williams Dies

August 9, 2002

Carrington Williams, former chairman of the George Mason Foundation and 1991 recipient of the Mason Medal, died on Saturday, Aug. 3. He was 83. Williams was best known to Virginians for his contributions to Fairfax County and the commonwealth in the areas of economic development, transportation, education, land use legislation, social services, law, and politics. […]

This Week in the News…

August 9, 2002

Following are highlights of national news coverage George Mason received during the past week: Friday, August 2, Wall Street Journal Options? Nah, Try Insider Trading By Henry G. Manne, dean emeritus of the George Mason University School of Law “If insider trading were legal and used to replace or supplement stock options, there would be […]

Fuller Appointed to Governor’s Advisory Board

August 6, 2002

By Elena Barbre Stephen Fuller, professor of public policy, has been appointed to serve on the Governor’s Advisory Board of Economists, a group of experts that reviews and evaluates the economic forecasts used to develop the revenue estimates on which Virginia’s budget is based. The board’s review encompasses economic assumptions and technical econometric methodology used […]

This Week in the News…

August 2, 2002

Following are highlights of national news coverage George Mason received during the past week: Saturday, July 27, Boston Globe House Set to Toughen Rules for Debtors: Bankruptcy Bill Has Bush’s Support “Todd Zywicki, a law professor at Virginia’s George Mason University, said the bill was a necessary, bipartisan step to weed out abuse in the […]

This Month in the Community…

July 31, 2002

Following are members of the George Mason community who made presentations to community groups in July as part of the University Speakers Bureau. For more information on participating in the Speakers Bureau, call x38693. July 2–Rich Rubenstein, Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, presented “Science Versus Religion” at the Center for Peace Education conference. July […]

This Week in the News…

July 26, 2002

Following are highlights of national news coverage George Mason received during the past week: Friday, July 19, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Austin American-Statesman Military May Get Freer Hand in U.S.: Bush Seeks Review of 1878 “Eugene Visco, who teaches a graduate course at Virginia’s George Mason University on military actions other than waging war, said he believes […]

This Week in the News…

July 19, 2002

Following are highlights of national news coverage George Mason received during the past week: Saturday, July 13, Associated Press Newswires Crucial Hearings Begin Monday as Lindh Lawyers Try to Suppress His Statements “Personally, the stakes are high for Lindh since his statements form the backbone of his indictment. ‘If he loses and the statements go […]

Kirkland Named to Domestic Violence Advisory Council

July 19, 2002

Virginia Attorney General Jerry Kilgore has announced the formation of an Advisory Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault that includes Connie Kirkland, coordinator of Sexual Assault Services. The advisory council is composed of domestic violence survivors and representatives from the General Assembly, criminal justice community, victim assistance organizations, the private sector, the health care […]

Paycheck Distribution Procedures Change

July 11, 2002

Beginning Friday, July 12, paychecks will no longer be released to departmental payroll contacts. Employees not enrolled in direct deposit will be responsible for picking up their checks at specified times and locations on the Arlington, Fairfax, and Prince William Campuses. Checks will only be released to the individual named on the check. Distribution of […]