Archive for January, 2000

Expanded Hours Offer Students More Accessibility to Support Services

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

The new year brings students an easier way of taking care of business at the university. With the start of spring semester classes, University Life offices, the Center for Global Education, and the Offices of the Registrar, Admissions, and Student Financial Aid offer expanded hours. The offices remain open until 7:30 p.m. each Tuesday. Karen […]

George Mason Passes the Y2K Test

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

By Darshana Patel George Mason has joined the rest of the world in a smooth transition into the new century. The Y2K computer bug caused only a few minor problems; none of these problems affected university operations, and each was remedied quickly. A few minor administrative system screen fields showed the wrong date. Some users […]

University Is Closed

Posted: January 26, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Today, Jan. 26, all campuses of George Mason University are closed due to inclement weather. Evening classes also are cancelled.

University Is Closed

Posted: January 25, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Today, Jan. 25, all campuses of George Mason University are closed due to inclement weather.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Features Legacy for the Next Generation

Posted: January 24, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

William H. Gray III, president and CEO of the College Fund/UNCF, delivers the keynote address for the celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Thursday, Jan. 27. Gray will present “Civil Rights: Past, Present, and Future” at the Harris Theater at 1:30 p.m. Musical selections are performed by international operatic artist Patricia Miller, Music, […]

Video Rentals Now Available at Johnson Center

Posted: January 24, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Darshana Patel Want to watch a movie? Students, faculty, and staff members now can take advantage of a new video rental vending machine installed in the Johnson Center. Located near the bookstore, the vending machine kiosk has 420 videotapes and 120 DVDs to choose from. It is supported by a personal computer, which finds […]

Mason Receives SCHEV Grant to Improve Teacher Training

Posted: January 24, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) has approved competitive grants totaling nearly $1 million for Virginia’s public and private colleges and universities and eligible nonprofit organizations to support projects that contribute to the professional development of K-12 public school teachers in mathematics and science. George Mason University is one of the ten […]

New Students Make Connections at George Mason

Posted: January 21, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

“Making the Connection,” held Jan. 22 to 27, offers opportunities for new students to take steps toward becoming a successful college student, as well as providing a time to meet other students, faculty, and staff at George Mason. Programs include a walking tour of Capitol Hill on Saturday, and free games and refreshments on Sunday […]

University Is Closed

Posted: January 20, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

As of 8 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 20, all campuses of George Mason University are closed due to inclement weather.

Dining Services Provides Healthy Choices for the New Century

Posted: January 20, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By April L. Honyara Chances are, if you made any New Year’s resolutions earlier this month, there is one at the top of your list screaming, “Eat Healthier.” In fact, according to a customer survey last fall, the university community rated healthier dining options as one of its top four considerations for dining on campus. […]