Archive for January, 2001

University Campuses Connected through Optical Infrastructure

Posted: January 3, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Kate Passin Within the next month, the communication capabilities between George Mason’s three campuses will increase dramatically. By leasing fiber-optic cable from Metromedia Fiber Network, Inc., (MFN), the university will be able to expand the scope of its distance learning programs between the Fairfax, Arlington, and Prince William Campuses. The 10-year agreement with MFN […]

TAC Program Has New Director

Posted: January 3, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Emily Yaghmour Susan Warshauer recently became the new director of Technology Across the Curriculum (TAC), a program that assists faculty members in the College of Arts and Sciences to create assignments that require students to use technology to enhance their learning of course content. She comes from West Virginia University, where she was an […]

White Is January’s Employee of the Month

Posted: January 3, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Carrie Secondo Nancy White, Information Technology, a George Mason employee for 14 years, has been named January’s Employee of the Month. White spent most of her career at Mason in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Student Academic Affairs office. For the past two years she has worked as an administrative assistant for Joy […]

Black History Month Begins Today with MLK Discussion

Posted: January 1, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason commemorates Black History Month in February with a series of lectures, films, performances, and special events. The month’s events surround the theme “Creating and Defining the African American Community: Family, Church, Politics, and Cultures.” The university kicks off festivities today with a panel discussion of “King’s Legacy in a New Political Era” in […]