Archive for September, 2000

So to Speak Holds Poetry Contest

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

So to Speak, a feminist journal of art and language, is holding its annual poetry contest. The winner receives $300 and publication in the fall/winter 2000 issue. The contest is open to everyone, and a $10 submission fee applies for up to five poems. Only previously unpublished work is accepted, and all submissions must be […]

George Mason Announces New Psychology Center

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

In an attempt to increase the services available in Northern Virginia to children with cognitive, attentional, and behavioral disorders, George Mason has created a regional center for cognitive development. The result of a three-year, $1.5-million grant from the U.S. Department of Education, the center is operated by the Psychology Department and open to the general […]

Jesse Jackson Event Cancelled

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

The speech scheduled for today by Rev. Jesse Jackson has been cancelled. Jackson was scheduled to be on the Fairfax Campus today from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the Johnson Center Atrium to promote voter registration and the democratic party. For more information, contact Aundi Moore, president of the Mason NAACP chapter, at (703) 622-7339.

French Author Speaks Today at Mason

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

The Department of Modern and Classical Languages sponsors a lecture today by Bernard Werber, renowned author of Les fourmis. The event, which is free and open to the public, is held from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Johnson Center, Assembly Room E. Werber will read a selection of his works in French, and books […]

Haughton Leads Mason Olympians with Bronze in 400-Meter Event

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

Former George Mason University track and field standout Greg Haughton of Jamaica earned his first individual Olympic medal with a third-place finish in the men’s 400-meter event yesterday. He finished in 44.70 seconds, behind world-record holder Michael Johnson (43.84) and Alvin Harrison (44.40), both of the United States. Haughton is the only George Mason athlete […]

Four Former Patriots Competing in Olympics

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

Four former George Mason track and field athletes are currently competing at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Austrailia. The track and field events, which kicked off at Friday will conclude on Sunday, Oct. 1, with the men’s marathon. In his second Olympics, Greg Haughton is representing Jamaica in the 400 meters and in the […]

This Week on GMU-TV…

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

Every week on GMU-TV, three roundtable discussion programs–Mason Currents, Capital Region Roundtable, and Time Out–are shown during prime time. GMU-TV is shown on Cox Cable channel 18, Comcast (Reston) channel 18, and Comcast (Alexandria) channels 79 and 95. Following are the topics, hosts, guests, and programming schedule for each show airing this week: Mason Currents […]

Scholarship Created in Memory of Domzal’s Parents

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

Faculty and staff members in the School of Management (SOM) recently established the Zygmunt and Jane Domzal Scholarship for students who are immigrants or first-generation children of immigrants. The scholarship is named for the parents of SOM dean Teresa Domzal. The Domzals died recently, within three months of one another. According to SOM professors, “Dean […]

This Week in the News…

Posted: September 22, 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: Saturday, Sept. 16, Associated Press, Deseret News, Tulsa World,The Record (Northern New Jersey), Florida Times-Union Gore Counting on a Heavy Black Turnout “Political analysts say that [Al] Gore, in a tight race against Republican candidate George W. Bush, will have to […]

Washington Post Writer to Speak Sept. 25 at Krasnow

Posted: September 22, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The next lecture in the fall seminar series of the Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study is set for Monday, Sept. 25, at 4 p.m. Noted writer Joel Aschenbach of the Washington Post is the guest speaker. He will present “Aliens: From Science to the Extremely Strange, and Back Again.” Open to the campus community and […]