Archive for October, 2000

Tech Center Sponsors Antitrust Symposium at the Capitol

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

On Friday, Oct. 27, the George Mason Law Review presents “Defining the Role of Antitrust in the High-Technology Revolution,” a symposium underwritten by George Mason’s National Center for Technology and Law (Tech Center). The event is held at the U.S. Capitol, Room HC5. The symposium features two panel discussions–“B2B or Not 2B: Antitrust Is the […]

Creating Cyber Shortcuts

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

By Emily Yaghmour Data files traveling between George Mason’s campuses have long commutes. To get from one campus to another, they must travel along a busy statewide network called Network Virginia. But very soon they will have a shortcut. Fiberoptic cables are being strung between the campuses to carry data traffic between them. The difference […]

DOE Grant Provides Conservation Biology Program

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

By Erica Pirrung New Century College professor Thomas Wood and Steven Monfort of the Conservation and Research Center at the Smithsonian Institution have received a $109,015 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to develop a conservation biology program for George Mason and the Smithsonian. Wood and Monfort sought the one-year grant after perceiving a […]

This Week on GMU-TV…

Posted: October 23, 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 topic, host, guests, and programming schedule for each show airing this week: Mason Currents […]

George Mason Observes Alcohol Awareness Week

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

Drug Education Services observes Alcohol Awareness Week this week with a variety of events and informational services. Thursday’s guest speaker Bobby Petrocelli, a motivational speaker and former high school football coach, is the highlight of the week. He speaks at 7:30 p.m. in the Johnson Center Multipurpose Room. Petrocelli’s wife died when a drunk driver […]

Distinguished Lecture Series Continues Today

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

The James M. Buchanan Center for Political Economy’s Program in Economics and the Law continues its 2000-2001 distinguished lecture series today. Oliver Williamson, an Edgar F. Kaiser professor of business, economics, and law at the University of California at Berkeley, presents “Why Law, Economics, and Organization?” Williamson is the author of five books, including his […]

Mason Cohosts MPLS2000 Conference and “Bake-Off”

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

By Emily Yaghmour This week, George Mason and UUNET Technologies cohost the third-annual international conference on multi-protocol label switching or MPLS, a sophisticated routing and switching technique, which is critical to the evolution of the Next Generation Internet. The conference, which is being held in the Center for the Arts, has attracted more than 600 […]

This Week in the News…

Posted: October 20, 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: Sunday, Oct. 15, Houston Chronicle President Creates Policy with Slew of 11th-hour Rules A new mother or father wishing to stay home for months with a newborn but unable to afford to go without pay may be allowed unemployment benefits. A […]

UDRP To Hold Cultural Diversity Training

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

The University Dispute Resolution Project (UDRP) is holding a Cultural Diversity in Mediation training session Saturday, Nov. 4, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Enterprise Hall, Room 176. The courses teach how to understand your own biases so they do not interfere with the mediation process, and to quickly resolve common problems that stem […]

Dance Discussion Precedes Performance

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

Mark Morris, of the Mark Morris Dance Group, and other dance enthusiasts participate in a panel discussion today from 2:30 to 4 p.m. in TheaterSpace. The discussion revolves around music in dance, creating dances, dance companies, and the future of dance. Moderated by D.C. dance writer and critic George Jackson, panelists include Suzanne Carbonneau, dancer […]