Archive for April, 2000

This Month in the Community…

April 28, 2000

Following are faculty and staff members who made presentations to community groups in April as part of the University Speakers Bureau. For more information on participating in the Speakers Bureau, call x38846. April 1–Susan Tomasovic, Communication, presented “Boosting Teaching Effectiveness through Performance” to high school teachers involved with George Mason’s Early Identification Program. April 3–Cindy […]

This Week in the News…

April 28, 2000

Following are highlights of national news coverage George Mason received during the past week: Friday, April 21, Chronicle of Higher Education Officials Find it Difficult to Document the Value of Long-Term Studies “A consistent weakness in the agencies’ compliance efforts, says Steve Richardson, a policy analyst at George Mason University’s Mercatus Center, a nonpartisan think […]

Linguistics Club Sponsors ESL Job Fair

April 28, 2000

The George Mason Linguistics Club holds its annual English as a Second Language (ESL) job fair on Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Johnson Center Multipurpose Room. Participants include representatives from Northern Virginia Community College (Annandale and Alexandria Campuses); Fairfax County; George Mason’s English Language Institute; English for Success; Carlos […]

CAS Commissions Liberal Arts Anthem

April 28, 2000

By Carrie Secondo Last year, the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) commissioned an orchestral composer to create an original piece of music for the college. Daniele Struppa, dean of CAS, had a vision–he wanted to commission a piece of music that would somehow tie together the humanities, the sciences, and the social sciences. “I […]

University Hosts Unveiling of Local Online Career Centers

April 28, 2000

George Mason hosts career content leader myjobsearch.com today for the introduction of local online career centers that will serve the job-search and career enhancement needs of students and residents in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. George Mason’s website, as well as the websites of IT Recruitermag.com, ConTemporaries, and National Contract Management, are content partners with […]

Men’s Basketball Team to Play in Preseason NIT

April 28, 2000

After claiming its second consecutive Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) regular season title last season, the men’s basketball team will participate in the 2000 Preseason National Invitation Tournament (NIT), marking the third time in the team’s history it has appeared in a preseason tournament. “We’re very excited to be a part of this prestigious event,” says […]

M.P.A. Honor Society Inducts First 26 Members

April 27, 2000

The Public Administration National Honor Society, the newest chapter of Pi Alpha Alpha, inducted its first 26 members on Tuesday. Requirements for admission into the honor society include a grade point average above 3.75 and placement in the top 20 percent of the Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) program. “These students deserve this honor for […]

Associate Provost for General Education Sought

April 27, 2000

The provost invites applications and nominations for the position of associate provost for general education at George Mason University. The associate provost for general education will be a member of the provost’s senior staff and will be responsible, in close cooperation with faculty committees on general education, for providing leadership, vision, and direction to the […]

Zukerman Featured at Music Scholarship Benefit Concert

April 27, 2000

Eugenia Zukerman, world-renowned flutist, is the special guest artist featured at the Department of Music’s fourth annual Scholarship Benefit Concert. Held Sunday, April 30, at 7 p.m., the concert also features the George Mason University Symphony Orchestra and Choruses. Dennis Owens, of WGMS 103.5 FM, hosts the concert, and all proceeds fund scholarships for George […]

Mason Day Features Run-DMC Today

April 27, 2000

Run-DMC headlines a group of eight bands performing today to celebrate Mason Day. The rap group performs at 5 p.m. on the main stage on the Quad. The musical extravaganza kicks off at 11 a.m. with the JCJ Band on the main stage, followed by Fighting Gravity at noon. Jonassay takes over at 1 p.m. […]