Archive for November, 2000

Flu Shots Available Today

November 30, 2000

Student Health Services has received another shipment of the flu vaccine and the department holds a clinic today from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Johnson Center. The office is located in the old travel agency room across from the food court. Priority is given to those who are 65 and older, have a chronic […]

This Month in the Community…

November 30, 2000

Following are faculty and staff members who made presentations to community groups in November as part of the University Speakers Bureau. For more information on participating in the Speakers Bureau, call x38846. Nov. 14–Cindy Lont, Communication, presented “Portrayal of Women in the Media” to the Middlebridge Women’s Club. Nov. 16–Rich Miller, Health, Fitness, and Recreation […]

Faculty Phonathon Raises Money from Alumni

November 30, 2000

Throughout the month of October, faculty members from the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), the College of Nursing and Health Science (CNHS), and the School of Information Technology and Engineering (IT&E) came to Mason Hall and participated in this year’s Faculty Phonathon. CNHS had the largest number of alumni donors at 224 and raised […]

Mason Celebrates Holidays with Festival of Lights

November 30, 2000

By Erica Pirrung George Mason celebrates the holidays with the annual festival of lights celebration beginning today through Thursday, Dec. 7. Sponsored by University Life, the theme for the event is “Party Like There’s Snow Tomorrow.” Activities are offered throughout the week for students in celebration of the holiday season. The celebration kicks off today […]

SCHEV Approves Performance Measures for Colleges

November 30, 2000

Last week, the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) approved 14 statewide performance measures for all four-year colleges and universities in Virginia. These measures will be used in the 2001 Reports of Institutional Effectiveness. Focusing on two areas of institutional effectiveness–academic quality and operational efficiency–the performance measures, according to state officials, will be […]

Bausch Hosts Fiction Workshop for Community

November 29, 2000

Novelist and short story writer Richard Bausch will teach a free fiction-writing workshop for the community starting in February. The 14-week workshop begins Thursday, Feb. 1, and entry into the workshop is by manuscript approval. This is the third time Bausch, who holds the university’s Heritage Chair in Writing, is offering the workshop. Bausch is […]

Blechman Presents Next ICAR Brown Bag Lecture

November 29, 2000

By Emily Yaghmour Frank Blechman, Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (ICAR), presents “What Are We Talking About: Survey of the Journals of Conflict Resolution” tomorrow from noon to 1:30 p.m. In the lecture, Blechman discusses the results of a recent survey he conducted of three leading journals in the field of conflict resolution. The […]

GSE Dean Candidates Visit Fairfax Campus

November 29, 2000

Over the next couple weeks, four candidates for the position of dean of the Graduate School of Education (GSE) are coming to the university for interviews. Following are four dates when all faculty members may meet with the candidates. The search committee invites faculty members to take advantage of this opportunity and to provide feedback […]

Network Outage Planned for Holiday Break

November 29, 2000

By Kate Passin The Fairfax Campus computer network will be down from Dec. 26 through Dec. 30. The planned outage is part of a multi-year upgrade to respond to the university’s need for a more reliable and robust network infrastructure. All network components in every university building will be upgraded and bandwidth will be increased […]

Wescott Leads Patriots to Basketball Tournament Championship

November 28, 2000

Senior forward Tish Wescott scored a career-high 19 points and grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds to lead the George Mason women’s basketball team to a win over Ball State, 78-54, in the Comfort Inn-University Center/Patriot Thanksgiving Classic. George Mason has improved to 4-0 on the season and is off to its best start in school […]