Archive for February, 2001

Mason Helps Develop New Computer Language

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

By Emily Yaghmour George Mason is helping to lead the effort in the development of a new parallel computer programming language. Unlike other parallel languages, this new language, called Unified Parallel C or UPC, is both easy to use and efficient. Unified Parallel C, an extension of the frequently used C language, is designed for […]

Ciao Hall Hosts Black History Month Dinner

Posted: February 20, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

This year there is a Black History Month lunch and dinner in Ciao Hall. Enjoy a soul food lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and return for dinner between 4:30 and 8:00 p.m. The Dining Services web site is currently undergoing renovations, so up to date menu information is not available on-line.

Old Town Hall Lecture Focuses on Presidential Transitions

Posted: February 20, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

“Presidential Transitions: Changing of the Guard at the White House” is the topic of the next Old Town Hall tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. James Pfiffner, Public and International Affairs, will discuss issues concerning incoming President George Bush and outgoing President Bill Clinton. The lecture is held on the second floor of Old Town Hall, at […]

George Mason Foundation Celebrates 35th Anniversary

Posted: February 20, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The 35th anniversary of the George Mason University Foundation was marked Feb. 9 with a joint dinner of the current and former members of the Board of Visitors (BOV) and the current and former members of the Board of Trustees of the foundation. Hosts for the event, held in the Johnson Center, were BOV rector […]

Academic Achievement Banquet Honors Resident Students

Posted: February 20, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Office of Housing and Residence Life sponsors the third annual Academic Achievement Banquet tonight at 6:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall atrium. This year’s theme, “2001: An Academic Odyssey,” honors students living on campus who earned at least a 3.75 grade point average during either the spring or fall 2000 semesters. Banquet speakers include […]

Office of Events Management Wins Spirit Competition

Posted: February 20, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Office of Events Management earned 922 points over the past two weeks to finish in first place in the Homecoming 2001 Spirit Competition. Alumni Affairs came in second with 863 points, and Catholic Campus Ministries finished third with 782 points. Events Management excelled in the clothing drive portion of the five-event competition to take […]

Melo Leads Mason Men’s Volleyball in National Statistics

Posted: February 19, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Senior outside hitter Andre Melo ranks in the top ten in two statistical categories to lead four Patriots in the NCAA men’s volleyball national statistics released last week. Melo leads the nation in service ace average with 1.00 ace per game. He set a school record in single-match aces in the Patriots’ season-opening win over […]

Spring 2001 Internship Fair Held This Week

Posted: February 19, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Muneeza Alam On Wednesday, Feb. 21, and Thursday, Feb. 22, University Career Services, the College of Arts and Sciences, and New Century College are sponsoring an internship fair to give students a chance to meet with employers for career advice, as well as internship, co-op, and summer job opportunities. Students are invited to meet […]

Reeder Is Candidate for CVPA Dean

Posted: February 19, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

William Reeder is the first candidate for dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) to come to campus. He will make a presentation to the university community today at 10:30 a.m. in Mason Hall, Room D3. Reeder is currently the vice president and general manager of the Washington Performing Arts Society. Prior […]

Lipset Reappointed Director of U.S. Institute of Peace

Posted: February 19, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Muneeza Alam Seymour Martin Lipset, Hazel Professor of Public Policy in the School of Public Policy, was appointed by former President Bill Clinton and confirmed by the Senate to his second term as a director of the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP). Lipset was sworn into office by Supreme Court Justice Steven Breyer and […]