Archive for April, 2001

This Month in the Community…

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

Following are faculty and staff members who made presentations to community groups in April as part of the University Speakers Bureau. For more information on participating in the Speakers Bureau, call x38846. April 5– Karen Oates, New Century College, presented “Contemporary Women’s Health Issues” for the Clifton Community Women’s Club. April 5– Tom Reynolds, Institute […]

TFA Receives Five Helen Hayes Nominations

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

Theater of the First Amendment (TFA), George Mason’s resident professional company, received five Helen Hayes Award nominations for its production of Sing Down the Moon: Appalachian Wonder Tales last season. The Helen Hayes Awards Ceremony will be held Monday, May 7, at 8 p.m. in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. Sing Down the Moon was […]

Patriot Club Celebrates 25th Anniversary

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

George Mason University celebrates the 25th Anniversary of the Patriot Club by hosting a Silver Anniversary Gala at the Sheraton Premiere in Tysons Corner on Friday, May 4, at 7 p.m.. The all-star honorary committee includes President Alan Merten, co-chair sponsors Abe and Irene Pollin and Alan Meltzer, Randolph and Lucy Church, Larry Doll, Julie […]

Jacobs Is Commencement Student Speaker

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

Accounting major Dionne (DeeDee) Leticia Jacobs of Centreville will give the graduate address at Commencement on Saturday, May 12. Jacobs enrolled at George Mason in the fall of 1996 after graduating from Centreville High School. While at George Mason, she has played a prominent role in several campus organizations. A member of the Campus Advisory […]

This Week in the News…

Posted: April 27, 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, April 20, USA Today Arsenic Fouls Review of New Rules: Uproar Marks Turning Point for President “But arsenic became a rallying cry for environmentalists, who had little difficulty raising alarm bells about a substance universally recognized as a deadly poison. […]

Computer Science Senior Named “Top Techie to Watch in 2001″

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

Dennis Pereira, a senior who will graduate in May with a degree in computer science, has been named one of five “Top Techies to Watch in 2001″ by ITrecruitermag.com. Pereira was nominated by James Chen, assistant professor in Computer Science. Chen credits Pereira with not only being an excellent student, but a leader who organized […]

Ann Wingblade Retires after 25 Years

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

By Sarah McGurk Today is Ann Wingblade’s last day as a George Mason employee. Her retirement, effective May 1, concludes her 25-year career as assistant to the president. Wingblade, who has a B.S. in business education from Kansas State University, attributes her success to “outstanding mentors, good teamwork, and Gregg shorthand.” On July 1, 1976, […]

Mason Faculty Salaries Higher than National Average

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

Faculty salaries at George Mason University are slightly higher than the national average, according to a survey conducted recently by the Chronicle of Higher Education. Based on the numbers in the university’s current fact book and those listed in the April 20, 2001, edition of the Chronicle, a comparison of average faculty salaries is as […]

Take Our Daughters to Work Day Events Planned for PW Campus

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

By Michelle Nery Today is the second annual Take Our Daughters to Work Day at the Prince William Campus. This full day of fun and educational programs includes workshops, games, and lunch for girls in grades four through nine. Over a dozen girls participated in the programs last year and even more are expected this […]

ICAR Lecture Features Graduate Work on Rehabilitation, Resolution Strategies

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

By Fran Rensbarger Graduate students Andrea Tracy, Patricia Greems Maulden, and Stephanie Donlon present their theses at the final brown bag lecture sponsored by the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (ICAR). Tracy, who has a background in international relations, analyzed how international lending institutions have contributed to world violence. Her topic, “Conflict Resolution Training,” […]