Archive for January, 2000

Jan. 31 Mason Open on Regular Schedule

Posted: January 31, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Today, Jan. 31, all campuses of George Mason University are open and operating on a regular schedule.

This Month in the Community…

Posted: January 31, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are faculty and staff members who made presentations to community groups in January as part of the University Speaker’s Bureau. For more information on participating in the Speaker’s Bureau, call x38846. Jan. 13–Bob Ruhling, Health, Fitness, and Recreation Resources, spoke on aging and exercise for the Newcomers Club of Vienna. Jan. 13–John Carter, Admissions, […]

Fill Out E-Survey to Evaluate IRR Services

Posted: January 31, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

As part of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) accreditation process at George Mason, Institutional Research and Reporting (IRR) is specifically required to evaluate its effectiveness. IRR invites all faculty and staff members to complete an electronic survey to provide feedback about IRR functions as part of fulfilling this requirement. Candid comments are […]

Rigorous Enforcement of Fire Lane Policies Begins

Posted: January 31, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

A recent review of George Mason fire safety systems and operations by local and state fire marshals identified a need for improvement in maintaining accessibility of emergency vehicles to fire lanes and other restricted areas around Fairfax Campus roadways and facilities. Efforts are underway to inform the university community of troublesome areas through new signage […]

Jan. 30 Mason Closes at 5:00 p.m.

Posted: January 30, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

At 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 30 George Mason University’s facilities will close due to the inclement weather. The Johnson Center, Fenwick and Johnson Center Library and the Computer Labs will close at that time. The Prince William Campus Library will close at 3:00 p.m.

This Week in the News…

Posted: January 28, 2000 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, Jan. 21, Chronicle of Higher Education Footnotes “The job market for historians continued to improve in the 1998-99 academic year, as the number of job listings rose 10.6 percent over the year before, according to the American Historical Association…. The […]

Center for the Arts Presents Csárdás!

Posted: January 28, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Experience the exhilarating spirit of one of Europe’s most fiery folk dances at Csárdás! The Tango of the East Budapest Ensemble at the Concert Hall on Saturday, Jan. 29, at 8 p.m. This performance features a colorful, dynamic folk dance extravaganza set to exciting gypsy music. Tickets are $35, $31, and $25. To charge tickets […]

Freedom Center Holds Community Health Fair

Posted: January 28, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center at the Prince William Campus hosts a health fair on Saturday, Jan. 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the gymnasium. Cosponsored by George Mason University and Universal Health Care P.C., the event is free and open to the public. Local vendors offer free blood pressure, hearing, vision, […]

Aquatic Center Offers Swim Lessons, Aerobics Classes

Posted: January 28, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Aquatic and Fitness Center on the Fairfax Campus offers group swim lessons for all ages, infants through adults, and all levels of ability. Held on Monday and Wednesday evenings, the cost for eight lessons is $39 for center members and $49 for nonmembers. Register now for the next session, which begins on Jan. 31. […]

ICAR Brown Bag Features Peace-Building Talk

Posted: January 27, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (ICAR) hosts Louise Diamond, cofounder and president of the Institute for Multi-Track Diplomacy, in a talk called “The Courage for Peace” today from noon to 1:30 p.m. Diamond recently wrote a book on integrating the practical and spiritual aspects of conflict resolution in every aspect of life. She […]