Archive for December, 2000

Colonial Athletic Association Announces Expansion

Posted: December 14, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Colonial Athletic Association yesterday announced that the University of Delaware, Hofstra University, Drexel University, and Towson University will join the conference, effective with the beginning of the 2003–04 academic year. The four newcomers join George Mason, James Madison University, the University of North Carolina–Wilmington, Old Dominion University, Virginia Commonwealth University, and the College of […]

Three Former Patriot Women’s Soccer Players Drafted

Posted: December 14, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Former George Mason women’s soccer players Jaime Pagliarulo, Jen Mead, and Tammy Pearman got the chance to play professional when they were selected at the Women’s United Soccer Association (WUSA) draft Monday at Florida Atlantic University. The WUSA will begin play in April, 2001. The league consists of eight teams: Atlanta Beat, Bay Area CyberRays, […]

Parking Issues Discussed at Today’s Staff Senate Meeting

Posted: December 14, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Ken Bumgarner, associate vice president of Parking Services, facilitates a question and answer session to discuss parking issues during the Staff Senate meeting today. Held form 1:30 to 3 p.m. in the Johnson Center Assembly Room C, the meeting is open to all staff members.

Renowned Philosopher Speaks on the Problem of Consciousness

Posted: December 14, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Kate Passin Daniel Dennett, founder of the modern scientific approach to the problem of consciousness, gives two lectures at the Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study. Today, Dennett presents “Two Problems for Neuroscience: the Topic and the Subject of Consciousness.” Friday, Dennett continues his discussion and answers the question “Are We Explaining Consciousness Yet?” The […]

University Closing Information

Posted: December 13, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

For university closing information and changes to the final examination schedule due to inclement weather, call x31000. Law students may call x38000. Information will be updated immediately once decisions are made. The information will also be posted on George Mason’s web site.

Pereira Shares VaSID Player of the Year Honors

Posted: December 13, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason freshman volleyball player Aline Pereira has been named the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) Co-Player of the Year. Senior Deanna Zwarich of the University of Virginia shares the honor with Pereira. Pereira started every match for George Mason, leading the top-seeded Patriots to the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) tournament finals. The 2000 CAA […]

UCITA Teleconference Held Today

Posted: December 13, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Erica Pirrung A teleconference concerning a new state law, the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (UCITA), is held today from 1 to 4 p.m. The teleconference, titled “UCITA: A Guide to Understanding and Action,” takes place in the Johnson Center, Meeting Room D, via live satellite. UCITA seeks to create a unified approach to […]

Flu Shots Available Today

Posted: December 13, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Student Health Services has received its full complement of the flu vaccine, and the department holds a clinic today from 9 a.m. to noon in the Johnson Center. The office is located in the old travel agency room across from the Food Court. The vaccine is $10 for students and $15 for faculty and staff […]

Olds Joins Ranks of University Professors

Posted: December 13, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Emily Yaghmour Jim Olds, director and chief executive officer of the Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study, has been appointed to the position of university professor, making him one of only 10 George Mason faculty members to hold this title. According to the Faculty Handbook, the rank of university professor is reserved for “men and […]

Patriots Down Dukes at James Madison

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

Jesse Young led four George Mason players in double figures in scoring as the men’s basketball team beat James Madison University (JMU), 65-54, Saturday to snap the Dukes’ 22-game home winning streak. Young had 14 points and a game high of nine rebounds and two blocked shots. The Patriots now boast a 5-2 overall record […]