Archive for July, 2000

Mastrofski Leads Community Policing Study

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

By Patty Snellings Stephen Mastrofski, director of the administration of justice program and professor in the Department of Public and International Affairs, has been awarded $313,339 from the National Institute of Justice, the research and development branch of the U.S. Department of Justice, to research community policing. He began work on this project in 1997 […]

School of Management Establishes Advisory Board

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

The School of Management (SOM) has created an advisory board to promote the interests and welfare of George Mason with a focus on the school. The six-member board includes Ken Bajaj, CEO of APPNET; Craig Havenner, president of Northern Virginia Builders Association; Shiv Krishnan, president and CEO of Indus Corporation; Jim Rutt, president of Network […]

Two Lacrosse Players Named to National Academic Team

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

For the second consecutive season, seniors Faith Klapinski and Cara McFadden have been named to the Division I National Academic Team by the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA). A total of 165 players from all three divisions received the accolade. To be nominated for the IWLCA National Academic Team, a student must have a […]

Hill to Serve on Research and Technology Commission

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

Chris Hill, vice provost for research, has been selected to serve on the Virginia Research and Technology Advisory Commission, which was established by executive order on July 10. The membership of the 28-member commission consists of Virginia leaders from the corporate, government, and academic sectors. The purpose of the commission is to provide advice on […]

Series of Mishaps Cause Network Problems in Late June/Early July

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

On June 29, between 5 and 6 a.m., Virginia Power workers inadvertently cut electrical service to Thompson Hall while working on a project that was not supposed to affect the building. Thompson Hall, located on the west side of the Fairfax Campus, contains the networking systems that allow George Mason computer users to send e-mail, […]

Gilmore Announces New Annual Leave Policy

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

Gov. Jim Gilmore has announced a new policy increasing annual leave benefits for long-term state employees. The new benefits mean an additional three days of annual leave may be accrued each year for employees with 15 years of service and an additional six days when an employee reaches 25 years of service. Carryover limits will […]

This Week in the News…

Posted: July 21, 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, July 14, Chronicle of Higher Education D.C. Students Are No Longer ‘Out of State’ Everywhere “Geographically speaking, residents of the nation’s capital are within close range of all kinds of public colleges. Students from the District of Columbia can take […]

George Mason’s Alpha Lambda Delta Chapter Receives Recognition

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

The George Mason chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta has been named one of the five most outstanding chapters in the nation by the National Council of Alpha Lambda Delta. The George Mason chapter of the freshman honor society joins chapters from Purdue University, Youngstown State University, Dickinson College, and Kent State University as members of […]

New Dispute Resolution Center Established

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

George Mason announced yesterday the establishment of an interdisciplinary dispute resolution center that will provide specialized education and training in the law and practice of dispute resolution. To be located at the Arlington Campus, the Center for Advanced Study of Law and Dispute Resolution Processes will offer a number of educational programs, including conferences, seminars, […]

Alumni Association Hosts Two August Events

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

On Friday, August 4, the Alumni Association invites all members of the university community to the MCI Center for a Washington Mystics game and picnic. Alumni, faculty and staff members, students, and their families can enjoy an all-you-can-eat All-American Picnic Buffet beginning at 5 p.m. Also available is exclusive use of the MCI National Sports […]