Archive for June, 2001

This Week in the News…

Posted: June 29, 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: Sunday, June 24, Detroit News Hoffa Poised to Carry on Teamster Reform “But Kenneth Kovach, a professor of industrial relations at George Mason University who is familiar with Teamsters history, thinks the union rushed its return to Vegas. ‘Hoffa ran as […]

This Month in the Community…

Posted: June 29, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are faculty, staff members, and alumni who made presentations to community groups in June as part of the University Speakers Bureau. For more information on participating in the Speakers Bureau, call x38846. June 8– Susan Tomasovic, Communication, presented “Public Speaking and Performance” for Wells and Associates, LLC. June 10– D.R. Butler, Intercollegiate Athletics, presented […]

Arlington and Fairfax Triangulate with Wall Street

Posted: June 29, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Michelle Nery A two-campus pair of economists–Sharon Brown-Hruska, assistant professor of finance at the Fairfax Campus’ School of Management, and Jerry Ellig, senior research associate at the Arlington Campus’ Mercatus Center–have been collaborating on several applied research projects over the past year, each of which clarifies the workings of financial markets. The works of […]

Two Patriots Earn All-State Honors

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

George Mason women’s lacrosse players Jill Toomey and Paula Priest have been named first-team All-Virginia in a vote by the Virginia Sports Information directors. Toomey, a first-team All-Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) attacker, tied for third in the league in scoring and led the Patriots with 60 points on 43 goals and 17 assists. Her point […]

Breast Cancer Research Postage Stamps on Sale

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

At the request of Pat McGrath, University Computing and Information Systems, the Post Office in SUB II has ordered a supply of breast cancer research postage stamps. The first class stamps cost 40 cents each, or a page of 20 stamps costs $8. Seventy percent of net proceeds above the cost of postage go to […]

George Mason Students Embark on U.N. Assignments

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

By Robin Herron The first group of George Mason students has traveled abroad as part of the university’s new linkage with United Nations Volunteers and its U.N. Information Technology Services (UNITeS) initiative. UNITeS is designed to help developing nations by strengthening their capacities to apply information and communications technologies to human development projects. Sonja Taylor, […]

International Math Olympiad 2001 Seeking Guides

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

With the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) fast approaching, George Mason is searching for guides for teams of students. Each team needs a guide who will accompany the students to fireworks on the Potomac River on July 4, the Baltimore Aquarium, Washington D.C., Kings Dominion, embassies, and the final ceremony in the Kennedy Center. Guides will […]

Fourth Graduate Admissions Director Candidate Visit Canceled

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

The presentation by Eileen Collins, candidate for the director of graduate admissions position, scheduled for today, has been canceled.

DuBester Hired to Launch Dispute Resolution Program

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

By Elena Barbre In today’s increasingly litigious society, few lawyers are prepared to advise their clients on non-judicial approaches to resolving legal conflict. In an effort to put George Mason law students ahead of the curve, the School of Law has hired Ernest DuBester, senior member of the National Mediation Board, as chairman of its […]

Mason Alum to Join Women’s Soccer National Team

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

U.S. Women’s Soccer National Team head coach April Heinrichs has announced her 18-woman roster for a two-game Independence Day Series against Canada, and it includes former George Mason standout Jaime Pagliarulo. The games will be played on June 30 in Toronto, Ontario, and July 3 in Blaine, Minnesota. The first game will be televised live […]