Archive for April, 2001

CFA Presents Final Keyboard Conversation of the Season

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

Jeffrey Siegel takes the stage at the Concert Hall on Sunday, April 29, at 7:30 p.m. in this season’s final installment of his renowned series, Keyboard Conversations. The full-length concert, titled Mistresses and Masterpieces, is followed by an open discussion with audience members. The program features the work of romanticist composers Frédéric Chopin and Robert […]

Third Annual PAVE 5K Set for April 29

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

The 3rd Annual George Mason Patriot Anti-Violence Education (PAVE) 5K Fun Run will be held on Sunday, April 29, on the Fairfax Campus. More than 250 participants have already registered. Presented by the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics in cooperation with Sexual Assault Services, this event raises money for non-violence education, honors a victim of violence, […]

Mason Hosts IT Everywhere Regional Conference

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

By Robin Herron George Mason hosts IT Everywhere, a regional conference on student technology skills, April 29 to May 1. The conference focuses on strategies for identifying, developing, and assessing IT skills students need to succeed in their academic and professional careers. IT Everywhere events are in the Johnson Center and Mason Hall. The keynote […]

Five Patriots Named to All-CAA Lacrosse Teams

Posted: April 25, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) named Jill Toomey and Paula Priest to its women’s lacrosse all-conference first team, while Katie Keegan, Lisa Hagan, and Jamie Tiburzi earned second-team honors at the CAA banquet last Friday night. All five Patriots earned the accolade for the first time. Toomey was fourth in the league and tied for […]

Lou Ann Baker Retires After 18 Years in GSE

Posted: April 25, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Elena Barbre When Lou Ann Baker joined the staff of George Mason University in 1982, the Graduate School of Education (GSE) was called the College of Professional Studies, and it housed the departments of nursing, health, and physical education as well as the department of education, for both graduate and undergraduate students. A lot […]

Leading Pianist to Attend Breakfast with the Artist Session

Posted: April 25, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Michelle Nery The George Mason community is invited to meet internationally acclaimed pianist Leon Bates on Thursday, April 26, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Johnson Center, Room 240A. During this casual session hosted by the Music Department and African American Studies, Bates will talk about his background and how body building aids […]

Wilson Center Scholar to Speak on Fairfax Campus

Posted: April 25, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Horst Schmidt-Ohlendorff, scholar in residence at the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C., speaks on the “Practical Experience in Translation and Interpretation in the European Union” tonight at 7:30 p.m. in Thompson Hall, Room 227. Schmidt-Ohlendorff has served as an official in the Secretariat of the Council of Ministers in Brussels, and has been on the […]

Lawrence Walters Named Director of MPA Program

Posted: April 25, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Department of Public and International Affairs (PIA) has appointed Lawrence Walters as the new director of the Masters of Public Administration (MPA) program. Walters joins George Mason from Brigham Young University, where he is currently an associate professor. “We are very excited about having Larry Walters join us-he’s a great catch for us,” says […]

Smith, Bhuller Win Student Body Election

Posted: April 24, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Bennett Smith and Simmi Bhuller were elected Student Body president and vice president during the election held April 17-19. Bennett and Simmi campaigned on “Putting Students First,” and on such issues as parking services reform and a 24-hour student union building, using the funds that become available as the mortgage on SUB I is paid […]

Text in Community 2001 Features Discussion on Testimonial Literature

Posted: April 24, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

On April 25, the Text in Community 2001 program presents “Speaking Out: Testimonial Literature in Critical Perspective-a Panel Discussion on I, Rigoberta Menchú.” The discussion features panelists Roger Lancaster, associate professor of anthropology at George Mason; William Mitchell, professor of anthropology at Monmouth University; and David Stoll, professor of anthropology at Middlebury College. Linda Seligmann, […]