Archive for May, 2001

Mercatus Examines Agencies’ Efforts to Inform Public

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

While some federal agencies are getting better at writing performance reports, others still have trouble evaluating their work, according to a study released by the Mercatus Center last week. “Performance Report Scorecard: Which Federal Agencies Inform the Public?” was the center’s second analysis of the annual performance reports federal agencies are now required to release. […]

Craig Mason Earns Golf All-CAA Honors

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

The Colonial Athletic Association has named George Mason golfer Craig Mason to its all-conference team. Mason led the Patriots in stroke average with a 74.5, won two tournament individual titles, and finished in the top 11 in six of the nine tournaments he competed in this season. The freshman out-dueled Andrew Svoboda of St. John’s […]

Campuses Buzz with Summer Camp Activity

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

By Michelle Nery With Commencement over and students on summer break, some might think the George Mason campuses would slow down to a leisurely pace. But that won’t be the case this summer with hundreds of kids from kindergarten age to 18 attending 57 camps and programs on and around the George Mason campuses. Children […]

George Mason to Host Math Olympics

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

By Carrie Secondo For the second time in history, the United States will host the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO). The three-day event will take place on George Mason’s Fairfax Campus beginning July 4. The competition features 500 of the most talented high school-aged mathematicians from more than 80 countries. Opening ceremonies will be followed by […]

This Week in the News…

Posted: May 18, 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, May 11, Associated Press, Experts Say FBI’s Error Is Likely to Delay Execution “‘McVeigh has never contested that he did this,’ said Daniel Polsby, a George Mason University criminal law professor. ‘If there were a guilt or innocence question, then […]

Mail Center Selected “Site of the Month”

Posted: May 18, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Robin Herron Pitney Bowes selected the George Mason Mail Services Center as its site of the month for April, based on a commendation from President Alan Merten and results of a recent user survey. According to Arun Charan, director of mail services, the George Mason mail operation was selected from among 900 Pitney Bowes […]

Warfield Donates Lifetime of Complexity Research

Posted: May 18, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Elena Barbre The School of Public Policy (SPP) and Fenwick Library now have at their disposal over $1.5 million worth of research and training materials related to the field of complexity, thanks to a donation by John Warfield, retired University Professor and a trailblazer in the complexity field. Warfield’s expertise centers on the links […]

Second Admissions Dean Candidate Visits George Mason

Posted: May 17, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Provost’s Office invites the university community to attend a presentation by William Anderson, candidate for the dean of admissions and enrollment development position. The session takes place today in the Johnson Center, Assembly Room D, at 2 p.m. Anderson discusses the topic “Admissions–Challenges and Strategies” with a question and answer session to follow. Faculty, […]

Dwayne Nitz Wins Helen Hayes Award for TFA

Posted: May 17, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Sarah McGurk Dwayne Nitz won the Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Resident Musical for his performance in Theater of the First Amendment’s (TFA) production of Sing Down the Moon: Appalachian Wonder Tales. The announcement was made last week at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. Sing Down the Moon was also […]

University Libraries Records George Mason’s History

Posted: May 17, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Kate Passin The young age of George Mason University provides historians with a unique opportunity–the chance to speak with George Mason community members who have been at the university since the early days of its existence. Special Collections and Archives (SCA), a department in University Libraries, has taken advantage of this singular perspective by […]