Archive for July, 2001

Mason Expands International Cachet with Fellowships

Posted: July 5, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Fran Rensbarger George Mason recently joined an elite group of universities approved to sponsor graduate students under the Edmund S. Muskie/Freedom Support Act Graduate Fellowship Program. The program was enacted by Congress in 1992 to promote democratic and economic growth in the former Soviet republics, and is administered by the Bureau of Education and […]

International Math Olympiad Begins Tomorrow

Posted: July 3, 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 the Fairfax Campus beginning tomorrow. George Mason is the host site for the competition, which features 500 of the most talented high school-aged mathematicians from more than 80 countries. […]

Merten, Fuller Among “40 Most Important People”

Posted: July 3, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason President Alan Merten and Stephen Fuller, professor of public policy, have been singled out by Washington Business Forward magazine as being among the “40 most important people in Washington business.” These individuals, the magazine said, have “influence on business in their industries and the community beyond the scope of their job titles…(and) who […]

Emami Is New General Manager of Dining Services

Posted: July 2, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Sarah McGurk Mohsen “Moh” Emami, the new general manager of dining services, has more than 20 years of experience in the dining industry for large corporations, and four years of business experience with small restaurants. Before coming to George Mason, Emami had a successful 14-year career with Eurest Dining Services, where he handled all […]

Larranaga Agrees to Six-Year Contract

Posted: July 2, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason University men’s basketball head coach Jim Larranaga has agreed to a new six-year contract that will keep him with the Patriots through the 2006-07 season. Larranaga, 51, has led George Mason to two Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) championships and a pair of NCAA Tournament berths in his four years in Fairfax. Larranaga, who […]

Robey is July Employee of the Month

Posted: July 2, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Michelle Nery Marcy Robey, Information Technology and Engineering (IT&E) at the Prince William Campus, is the July Employee of the Month. Robey, a business manager for the Professional Education Program (PEP), started working at George Mason in November 1999. “Marcy has been an invaluable force in getting the new Professional Education Program Office in […]