Archive for October, 2000

CAA Preseason Poll Ranks Patriot Basketball Teams

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

The George Mason men’s basketball team was selected to finish second and the women’s team was picked to tie for fifth in the 2000 Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Basketball Media Day Polls conducted Wednesday. Coaches and media and sports information personnel participated in the polls. The Patriot men, 19-11 last season and coming off back-to-back […]

Enterprise Center Introduces New Internship Program

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

By Elena Barbre Top students from all disciplines at the university now have the chance to be on the front lines of small business marketing and development with the Mason Enterprise Center’s new internship program. Student interns will learn about business fundamentals, market research, and Enterprise Center operations through three rotations that last four to […]

ICAR Lecture Focuses on Conflict Resolution in Sports

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

By Kate Passin “Conflict Resolution in Sports: Dealing Productively with Intra-Team Conflict” is the title of the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution’s (ICAR) brown bag lecture today from noon to 1:30 p.m. The speaker, ICAR student Bill Sanford, interviewed 29 current and former college and professional coaches, athletes, and administrators to learn more about […]

GMU-TV Has Its Own Music Composer

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

By Kate Passin GMU-TV has something not all university TV production departments have: an in-house music composer. Jeremy Koller writes original theme songs and underscores for almost all GMU-TV programs and videos. Koller has been writing and playing music for most of his life, but fell into the composer job at GMU-TV almost accidentally. Before […]

Freedom Center Revamps Membership Packages

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

By Patty Snellings Membership packages at the Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center, located at the Prince William Campus, have a new look. In addition to use of the pool, gymnasium, racquetball courts, and cardiovascular and workout equipment, the new Freedom membership packages include programs in group fitness, basic yoga, spinning, cardio kickboxing, aqua fit, aqua […]

Don’t Throw Out Your Old Eyeglasses

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

By Kate Passin Do you have an old or broken pair of eyeglasses lying around your house? If so, there is a great alternative to throwing those glasses away. Gus Mellander’s sixth annual eyeglass drive is officially underway. All items collected are refurbished by technicians and physicians and then distributed free to needy persons. “There […]

Mason Creates IT Guide for Prospective Students

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

By Kate Passin Mason has a new web site that answers questions about the university’s IT resources. Information Technology Resources and Services at George Mason breaks down these resources into four sections: academic experience; administrative experience; social experience; and requirements, services, and cost. “With technology becoming a more important part of everyday life, more students […]

Today Is Half-Price Day at Campus Crossroads in Ciao Hall

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

Faculty and staff members eat for half price today at Campus Crossroads in Ciao Hall, located in SUB II. Lunch is served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Remember to bring your university ID. The menu is online at the Dining Services web site. For more information, call Dining Services at x33300.

Committee on High-Tech Labor Releases Report

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

While skilled foreign workers can help relieve a tight high-tech labor market in the United States, cultivating adequately trained U.S. workers is a critical element as well, says a new congressionally mandated report from a committee of the National Academies’ National Research Council. President Alan Merten served as chair of this committee. “As the U.S. […]

Faculty-Student Apprenticeship Projects on Display

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

The projects from the first two sessions of the Faculty-Student Apprenticeship for Undergraduates Program are on display this week in the Johnson Center, Room 116. A reception is held today from 2:30 to 4 p.m., providing an opportunity to meet the faculty members and students behind the projects. The program began in the summer as […]