Archive for March, 2000

Krasnow Lecture for 4 p.m. Is Canceled

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

The lecture featuring Rodolfo Llinas, professor of physiology and biophysics at New York University, has been canceled. The Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study plans to reschedule his lecture, titled “Thalamocortical Rhythms and their Relation to Global Brain Function,” for a later date.

ICAR Cohosts Workshop on Conflict Resolution in Africa

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

The Center for Conflict Prevention and Resolution in Africa (CPRA), in association with the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (ICAR), hosts the third annual workshop on conflict resolution in Africa on Saturday, April 8, at 9 a.m. in Arlington I. The workshop, “A New Century of Peace for Africa: Problems and Prospects,” features keynote […]

Robinson Professor’s Anthropology Course Goes Global

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

By Sabrina Tillman The popular website for women, ivillage.com, now features an online version of Robinson Professor Mary Catherine Bateson’s anthropology course, Women’s Lives. The online version, which is accessible through ivillage’s “Working Diva” leadership school, begins on Monday, March 27, and runs through the week of April 17. The online synopses are written by […]

This Week in the News…

Posted: March 24, 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, March 17, Reuters English News Service U.S. Eases Sanctions in Overture to Iran “U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, in her first speech on Iran since reformists won last month’s elections, said she wanted to break down the ‘wall of […]

Elementary School Students Try Out Campus Life

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

Seventy fifth-grade students from Arlington’s Glen Carlyn Elementary School visit the Fairfax Campus today. The school’s students come from recent immigrant families from all over the world. The goal of their visit is to familiarize them with a university campus so they might imagine themselves as college students someday. Academic Affairs, Admissions, and University Life […]

Mastrofski Discusses Law and Order on With Good Reason

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

Stephen Mastrofski, director of George Mason’s administration of justice program, talks about police work and efforts to improve relations between the police and civilians this Sunday on With Good Reason, the statewide public radio program that features professors from Virginia state colleges and universities in programs of public interest. The show, “Law, Order, and Respect,” […]

TFA Nominated for Four Hayes Awards

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

By Carrie Secondo The Theater of the First Amendment (TFA) has received four nominations for Helen Hayes Awards. The awards honor achievement in the professional theater in the Washington, D.C., area, and are named after Helen Hayes, the first lady of the American theater and a Washington, D.C., native. More than 60 professional theater companies […]

Cinema Presents Spring Film Schedule

Posted: March 23, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Johnson Center Cinema continues to bring the finest from Hollywood and independent filmmakers this spring, with a special selection for International Week. Screenings are Thursdays at 6 and 9 p.m., Fridays at 8 p.m., and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and midnight, beginning today, unless otherwise noted. Admission is $5 for the general public, $3 […]

ICAR Receives, Sends Fulbright Scholars

Posted: March 23, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (ICAR) has been the beneficiary of an exchange of Fulbright Scholars this academic year. Visiting since November has been Lyudmila Harutyunyan, professor and head of the Department of Sociology at Yerevan State University in Armenia. Harutyunyan’s research involves conflict resolution as a necessary component of a societal transformation […]

Oracle, Great Plains Support Public Policy Research with Software Donations

Posted: March 23, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Two leading information technology corporations have donated software, totaling a value of nearly $2 million, to The Institute of Public Policy (TIPP) to benefit the work of the Policy Analysis Center’s new Enterprise Engineering and Policy Lab. The lab will be dedicated on April 7. The gift from Oracle Corp. renews its support for Project […]