Archive for February, 2001

Students Choose Alternative Spring Break Trips

Posted: February 26, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Kate Passin The first week in March may not provide students with as much warm weather as past spring breaks, but many students are not concerned. Relaxing in warm weather is not the first priority of the participants in the Alternative Spring Break (ASB) program. Through the program, small groups of George Mason students […]

This Week in the News…

Posted: February 23, 2001 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: Friday, Feb. 16, World Airline News U.S. Government Threatens Intervention in Airline Labor Unrest “Those increases are a result of unions ‘acting mainly from self- interest,’ said Kenneth Button, a professor and expert on air transport economics at George Mason University. […]

George Evans to Be Featured on Local, National Television

Posted: February 23, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason senior basketball player George Evans will be featured in several local and national television profiles this weekend. ESPN will air a lengthy feature today during its 6 p.m. SportsCenter. The piece will air again during the Saturday morning two-hour SportsCenter between 10 a.m. and noon. The George Michael Sports Machine, which has 180 […]

Mason Citizenship Award Nominations Due March 12

Posted: February 23, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Nominations for the George Mason Citizenship Award are due in the Human Resources Office by March 12. This is a new award that recognizes individuals or groups who are true advocates for the university and its goals and activities. The hallmark of the individuals or groups is participation and support for projects and events outside […]

OIA Releases 2000 Graduating Senior Survey Report

Posted: February 23, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Muneeza Alam The Office of Institutional Assessment (OIA) has released the Graduating Senior Survey (GSS) Report for 1999-2000. The report shows student satisfaction levels have remained even over the past three years with 95 percent of graduating seniors saying they are satisfied with the overall education they receive at George Mason. The survey was […]

Gospel and R&B Mix it Up at Center for the Arts

Posted: February 22, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Mighty Clouds of Joy, trendsetters in mixing gospel with R&B, and the Campbell Brothers join forces on the Center for the Arts stage with Make a Joyful Noise on Sunday, Feb. 25, at 7:30 p.m. An artistic discussion takes place at 6:45 p.m. on the Grand Tier Lobby. With 10 Grammy nominations and five […]

Herring Named CAA Player of the Week

Posted: February 22, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Senior guard Erik Herring has been selected as the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) men’s basketball Player of the Week. It is the first time Herring has been so honored by the CAA. Herring had an outstanding week to help lead George Mason to a pair of CAA victories at home. He scored 47 points, and […]

Gala Dance Concert Features Mark Morris’s Work

Posted: February 22, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The George Mason University Dance Company presents its 2001 Gala Concert on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 23 and 24, in the Concert Hall. The program features “Marble Halls” by Mark Morris, “Tensile Involvement” by Alwin Nikolais, and a new piece by Dana Tai Soon Burgess. The dancers will be accompanied by the university’s Chamber Orchestra, […]

One-Hour Photo Developing Now Available in Johnson Center

Posted: February 21, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Kate Passin The Johnson Center, which already houses a bookstore, bank, food court, and numerous other amenities, has a new convenient service. A one-hour photo center is now open inside the Express convenience store, located next to Chik-fil-A. The photo center provides numerous photo-developing services. In addition to one-hour photo developing, the shop offers […]

Mason Hosts CAA Swimming and Diving Championships

Posted: February 21, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason University hosts the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Swimming and Diving Championships today through Saturday, at the Aquatic and Fitness Center. The meet begins with diving trials today at 11 a.m. Preliminary meets will start at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, with the finals at 6 p.m. All-session passes are $35 for […]