Gazette Archive: Transitions

This Week in the News…

Posted: May 24, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are highlights of national news coverage George Mason received during the past week: Friday, May 17, Christian Science Monitor Hiring a Coach Becomes Black-and-White Issue “Though progress has been made in changing classroom makeup, the teaching, coaching, and principal positions remain disproportionately white. That, in turn, is raising sensitive questions about whether the courts […]

This Week in the News…

Posted: May 17, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are highlights of national news coverage George Mason received during the past week: Saturday, May 11, South China Morning Post Mixing Business and Pressure “American political ethics expert Susan Tolchin, a professor of public policy at George Mason University in Virginia, said transparency was critical to a stable, functioning economic system. ‘It’s easy to […]

This Week in the News…

Posted: May 10, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are highlights of national news coverage George Mason received during the past week: Monday, May 6, Nightly Business Report Walter Williams, professor of economics, George Mason University: “The reason some countries are rich while others are poor is best explained by the amount of personal liberty people have and the extent of government control […]

This Week in the News…

Posted: May 3, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are highlights of national news coverage George Mason received during the past week: Friday, April 26, Times of London People Know More Than Economists “Bryan Caplan, of George Mason University, Washington, has analysed in this month’s Economic Journal why voters and economists are at odds. It is not because economists have safe, well-paid jobs. […]

Jane Barton Is May Employee of the Month

Posted: May 1, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Michelle Nery Professional, dedicated, and cheerful are just a few of the adjectives that coworkers and faculty members use to describe Jane Barton, senior executive secretary in the School of Law and the May Employee of the Month. A George Mason employee for 10 years, Barton has worked in Arlington “forever,” first for a […]

This Month in the Community…

Posted: April 30, 2002 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 April as part of the University Speakers Bureau. For more information on participating in the Speakers Bureau, call x38693. April 1–Linda McCarthy, Alumna, presented “Spies, Pop Flies, and French Fries: Stories I Told My Favorite Visitors to the CIA Exhibit […]

James Van Doren Named Officer of the Year

Posted: April 23, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Patty Snellings Master Police Officer James E. Van Doren has been recognized by the University Police Department as its Officer of the Year. Currently assigned to the Prince William Campus, he has been at George Mason since 1995, following eight years as a military police officer in the Army. “I am happy and surprised […]

This Week in the News…

Posted: April 19, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are highlights of national news coverage George Mason received during the past week: Monday, April 15, Seattle Times Pressure Expected on States’ Standing; Microsoft Case “But if [Kollar-Kotelly] finds the public interest is served, some antitrust experts expect she also will conclude that antitrust law bars her from taking any additional steps against Microsoft. […]

Staff Senate Elects New Senators

Posted: April 17, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Staff Senate has elected its new senators to two-year terms effective July 1, 2002, and ending June 30, 2004. The senators and their College or Administrative Unit (COAU) are listed below. COAU 1 (Provost): Stacey Remick-Simkins COAU 2 (University Life, University Relations, and Development): Suzy Haid and Judy Morton COAU 4 (Finance and Administration): […]

This Week in the News…

Posted: April 12, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are highlights of national news coverage George Mason received during the past week: Saturday, April 6, New York Times Rethinking Reagan: Was He a Man of Ideas After All? “The single most striking argument came from Hugh Heclo, a political scientist at George Mason University, who complained that ‘the tradition in academia has been […]