Archive for June, 2001

Merten Brings Summertime to Communication Class

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

By Michelle Nery The words “Summertime and the livin’ is easy” drifted through the corridors of Enterprise Hall on Thursday, June 7, as President Alan Merten shared one of his favorite songs, “Summertime,” with the Communication 104 Presenting with Technology class. Merten also shared the comical song “Nobody’s Perfect” from the Broadway play I Do, […]

SCHEV Releases New 2001-02 Tuition and Fee Report

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

Students in the upcoming class of 2002 are paying less for their senior year of college than they paid as incoming freshmen in 1998-99, according to a new study conducted by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV). Total tuition and all mandatory fees at public four-year colleges and universities in Virginia are […]

Simms and Phillips Earn CAA Rookie Accolades

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

George Mason freshmen Allen Simms and LaToya Phillips were named the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Rookie of the Year award winners for men’s and women’s track and field by the league’s head coaches. Simms led the Patriots to an 11th-place finish at the National Collegiate Athletic Association Indoor Track and Field Championships and a runner-up […]

Third Graduate Admissions Director Candidate Visits Today

Posted: June 25, 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 Louisa Reynolds, candidate for the director of graduate admissions position. The session takes place today in Mason Hall, Rooms D3A and B, at 3 p.m. Reynolds will discuss “Graduate Admissions – Challenges and Strategies”; a question-and-answer session will follow. Faculty, staff, and students […]

Enrichment Program Supports Students

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

By Michelle Nery The Summer Enrichment Academy (SEA) takes place on the Fairfax Campus from June 27 to August 10 with 52 incoming freshman participants. The program is designed to give academic and social support to George Mason applicants who exhibit collegiate potential prior to beginning their freshman year. Students admitted to the SEA program […]

This Week in the News…

Posted: June 22, 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, June 15, Associated Press Newswires EU and U.S. Regulators Had Different Takes on GE-Honeywell Merger “At the heart of the matter are different philosophies in how U.S. and European regulators evaluate the pros and cons of big merger deals, experts […]

New M.A. in Communication Starts This Fall

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

By Michelle Nery After two years of preparation and analyses of area master’s programs, the Communication Department developed a proposal for a master’s degree in Organizational Communication and Public Relations that was approved by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV). The new M.A., a modified version of the M.A.I.S. degree with a […]

George Mason, Clearant Inc. Collaborate

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

By Patty Snellings The School of Computational Sciences (SCS) and Clearant Inc., a molecular biosciences company based in Rockville, are pursuing a collaborative research program at the Prince William Campus to develop methods to characterize, purify, and sterilize proteins and cellular products from blood, plasma, and recombinant expression systems. “Clearant Inc. is developing new methods […]

Original Staff Senators Depart

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

By Michelle Nery The Staff Senate will soon pass a milestone when members from the original group of elected staff senators complete their two-year terms on June 30. The senators stepping down will be replaced by new representatives who were elected in March. The remaining original senators who were elected to three-year terms will serve […]

Simms Wins Two Events at Junior Nationals

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

George Mason freshman All-American Allen Simms made history last weekend, winning both the long jump and the triple jump at the USA Track and Field Junior National Championships in Richmond on June 16 and 17. He is the first athlete to win both the long and triple jumps at the same meet since the inception […]