Gazette Archive: Transitions

Say It with Balloons

Posted: December 8, 1999 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Office of University Life is sponsoring Faculty/Staff Appreciation Days this week. Here’s your chance to say “thank you” in a more festive public way. Stop by one of the collection sites by Friday, Dec. 10, and fill out a thank you note for that faculty or staff member who went the extra mile for […]

Gifts Needed to Spread Holiday Spirit

Posted: December 7, 1999 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Students from the Center for Service and Leadership are sponsoring Holiday Spirit, a gift donation program for low-income families in Fairfax. The students will collect new, unwrapped gift donations at a Johnson Center food court kiosk from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Dec. 6 to 10. Once collected, the gifts will be distributed by the […]

University Celebrates Fourth Annual Festival of Lights

Posted: December 6, 1999 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Sabrina Tillman As Jack Frost once again takes comfort in nibbling at noses, the annual Festival of Lights begins with events in the Johnson Center running from Dec. 6 to 9. The festival kicks off with a slew of events designed to immerse the university community in the spirit of the season. Today marks […]

This Week in the News…

Posted: December 3, 1999 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, Nov. 26, Deseret News “Smart” Air Bags Are Dumb Idea By Susan Dudley, senior research fellow, and Wendy Gramm, director of the Regulatory Studies Program at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University in Arlington, Va. “Responding to public alarm […]

Annual Budget Meeting Held on Fairfax Campus

Posted: December 2, 1999 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

This afternoon, in a meeting cohosted by George Mason and Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC), George Mason president Alan Merten and NVCC president Belle Wheelan discuss their institutions’ budget priorities with members of the Northern Virginia delegation in advance of the opening of the General Assembly. The meeting is held in Mason Hall, Rooms D3A […]

Bookstore Offers Extra Holiday Discounts for Faculty, Staff

Posted: December 2, 1999 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Looking for a special, one-of-a-kind gift for those on your holiday gift list? The University Bookstore will make the search and the price that much more pleasant for you when it holds Faculty/Staff Appreciation Days on Dec. 7 and 8 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. On those days, the bookstore will offer faculty and […]

Eat Your Way through the Century

Posted: December 2, 1999 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason Dining Services invites students, faculty, and staff to participate in “Countdown to the Millennium: Dining through the Decades.” The New Year’s Eve-style celebration takes place Thursday, Dec. 9, from 5 p.m. until 12:30 a.m., in the Student Union II Ballroom. The party includes a variety of food stations, musical entertainment, prizes, and two […]

Foster Is Employee of the Month

Posted: December 1, 1999 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Carrie Secondo Alumna Amber Foster, Information Services, has been selected as December’s Employee of the Month. Foster has been working in various positions and offices around the university since she became a student here seven years ago. In her current position as the Johnson Center Information Desk shift supervisor, Foster has been commended for […]

Visit New SACS Survey Online

Posted: November 30, 1999 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) internal community subcommittee has developed an online survey to measure the sense of community at George Mason. This survey is part of George Mason’s self-study in preparation for the reaffirmation of the university’s accreditation. The deadline for completion of the survey is Friday, Dec. 17. The results […]

Harris Is Awarded Kimball Medal

Posted: November 24, 1999 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

On Nov. 8, Carl Harris, BDM International Professor of Information Technology and Operations Research, was awarded the 1999 George E. Kimball Medal from the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) for “distinguished and enthusiastic service” to the operations research profession. Harris was long involved in the Operations Research Society of America (ORSA), […]