Archive for March, 2001

Celebration of Scholarship Honors Kevin Avruch

Posted: March 28, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The fifth annual College of Arts and Sciences Celebration of Scholarship is held Wednesday, April 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Johnson Center Cinema. This year, the college honors Kevin Avruch, Anthropology, for his scholarly accomplishments. Avruch presents “Culture and Ethnic Conflict in the New World Disorder” prior to receiving the award by last year’s […]

Leadership Conference Targets Women in Media

Posted: March 28, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The 11th Annual Women’s Leadership Conference for College and University Students explores Women in the Media on Saturday, March 31, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Johnson Center. It highlights the essential contributions of women as producers of mass media. The conference provides a forum for discussion of issues concerning the development, enhancement, […]

Fenwick Lecture Explores Human Cognition

Posted: March 27, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Professor Ann Palkovich, Sociology and Anthropology, presents her lecture, “Morgan’s Canon and the Intersection of Neuroscience, Primate Cognition, and Hominid Evolution,” on Thursday, March 29, at 3 p.m., in the Johnson Center Library Instruction Room. The presentation is part of the Charles Rogers Fenwick Fellows Spring Lecture series, which is sponsored by George Mason University […]

Students’ Research Takes Off at Airlie

Posted: March 27, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason graduate and undergraduate students interested in studying waterfowl have a unique resource at their disposal-the program of Environmental Studies at Airlie in Warrenton, Va. The program, a division of the International Academy of Preventive Medicine, works to protect wetlands and their native species. The program began in 1988 when William Sladen, a professor […]

Two Memorial Services Planned to Honor Brawley

Posted: March 27, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Two memorial programs are planned to honor Thomas Brawley, associate professor of Music, who died in February. On Wednesday, March 28, George Mason music students and alumni will present a memorial program at 12:30 p.m. in Harris Theater. On Sunday, April 1, the Department of Music will remember Brawley with a service at the St. […]

UPD Honors Officer and Employee of the Year

Posted: March 27, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Muneeza Alam The University Police Department (UPD) has honored police sergeant Willie Morton with the Officer of the Year award, and senior dispatcher Lori Logan with the Employee of the Year award. “It’s a great honor to receive the award, but I feel it should go to everyone in the department. We all work […]

Toomey Earns CAA Women’s Lacrosse Player of the Week Honors

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

The Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) named George Mason sophomore Jill Toomey its women’s lacrosse Player of the Week for her performance in the Patriots’ 12-7 home victory over Towson last week. Toomey scored four goals with an assist in the win over the Tigers as George Mason improved its overall record to 3-1. Toomey leads […]

TFA Announces New CD Recording of Sing Down the Moon

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

The soundtrack recording to Sing Down the Moon, the musical production that premiered at George Mason last year and that was recently nominated for five Helen Hayes Awards, is now available. Introduced by the Theater of the First Amendment (TFA), this acclaimed production was created by director/playwright Mary Hall Surface and composer David Maddox. It […]

New Enterprise Engineering and Policy Degree Meets Demands of IT Sector

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

By Elena Barbre George Mason’s new M.S. in Enterprise Engineering and Policy prepares students to solve real problems associated with business-to-business electronic commerce, with an unprecedented focus on engineering implementation consulting and policy analysis. Created to meet the demands of the region’s information technology workforce and developed with input from the business community that will […]

Health and Fitness Challenge Begins Wednesday

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

The Health and Wellness Center sponsors the sixth annual Health and Fitness Challenge Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Johnson Center Multipurpose Room. The challenge provides various health-related activities, information, health screenings, and freebies. Opening ceremonies are Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. in the Johnson Center Foodcourt. Health and Fitness Challenge […]