Archive for March, 2000

This Month in the Community…

March 31, 2000

Following are faculty and staff members who made presentations to community groups in March as part of the University Speakers Bureau. For more information on participating in the Speakers Bureau, call x38846. March 5–Rich Miller presented “Back Care” to Old Dominion Electrolysis. March 6–Elizabeth Choi presented “Contemporary Women’s Health” to the Fairfax City Regional Library. […]

This Week in the News…

March 31, 2000

Following are highlights of national news coverage George Mason received during the past week: Friday, March 24, State-Journal Register (Springfield, Ill.) Law Enforcement Officials: Spend on Kids to Fight Crime “The best way to curb youth crime and violence is to funnel more money into good child-care and after-school programs, a coalition of Illinois law […]

Food Services Contract Proposals Presented to University Community

March 31, 2000

The Food Services Advisory Committee will review all non-vending presentations by prospective vendors on Monday, April 3, in Mason Hall, Room D5. The schedule is as follows: Sodexho-Marriott: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mason Hospitality: 1 to 2:30 p.m. Chartwells: 3:30 to 5 p.m. The sessions are open to the university community. Each session includes […]

Fairfax City Council Approves Downtown Redevelopment

March 31, 2000

In a 5-1 vote on March 28, the Fairfax City Council approved the general development agreement for the redevelopment of Old Town Fairfax. Construction of Phase I of the new town center is anticipated to begin in the spring of 2001, with tentative completion in the fall of 2002. The entire project is expected to […]

Professor Discusses Landmark Court Case on Arlington Campus Today

March 30, 2000

By Darshana Patel Miranda v. Arizona is easily the most recognized case in the American criminal procedure pantheon. Although Miranda has yet to be toppled, it is teetering on the brink. The threat comes in the unlikely resurrection of statute 18 U.S.C. 3501, enacted by Congress in 1968, which overruled Miranda, says Michael O’ Neill, […]

Mason Enterprise Center Measures Student Entrepreneurship

March 30, 2000

As part of its charge to make George Mason a more entrepreneurial university, the Mason Enterprise Center is working to better integrate student learning with the entrepreneurs running businesses in this region. As a starting point, the center is conducting a survey of the student body to measure student interest in entrepreneurship. The Mason Enterprise […]

George Mason Hosts i-drive University Consortium Meeting Today

March 30, 2000

By Emily Yaghmour On March 30 and 31, George Mason hosts a meeting for the i-drive University Consortium, a group of approximately 30 universities that have agreed to work with the i-drive corporation to help establish and improve its product–a website through which users may store files on the web. Storing files on the web […]

Galluzzo Accepts Position at National Board

March 30, 2000

By Elena Barbre Gary Galluzzo, dean of the Graduate School of Education (GSE), leaves the university on June 1 to take a position as executive vice president for the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) in Arlington. Martin Ford, associate dean in GSE, will be the acting dean as of June 1. The search […]

Free Self-Defense Class Offered Thursday

March 29, 2000

Sexual Assault Services sponsors “Verbal and Physical Self-Defense Skills” tomorrow from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Johnson Center, Room G. This free class is led by Marty Langelan, an experienced self-defense instructor from Washington, D.C., and author of Back Off! How to Confront and Stop Sexual Harassment and Harassers. She also is president of […]

Turkish Student Association Sponsors Panel

March 29, 2000

The Turkish Student Association (TSA), in conjunction with Tusiad and the Assembly of Turkish Students Association, sponsors a panel discussion tomorrow from 4 to 6 p.m. in SUB I, Rooms A, B, and C. “European Union-Turkey Relations: Today and Looking Forward” features Charles Hauss, Public and International Affairs, as moderator. Speakers include Jonathan Davidson, head […]