Archive for August, 2001

Book Club Continues to Look for New Members

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

The Book Club has decided to read Galileo’s Daughter by Dava Sobel for its next meeting on Oct. 9 at 5 p.m. on the third floor of the Johnson Center. Sobel bases her book on 124 surviving letters to the scientist from his illegitimate daughter, Sister Maria Celeste. Their correspondence speaks to the history of […]

Mason Professor Featured Guest on Live Online Forum

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

C. Sally Murphy, Graduate School of Education, will be the guest on “Viewpoint,” a live discussion forum in which guests address questions on a range of topics. Sponsored by the Washington Post, Murphy’s segment takes place tomorrow from noon to 1 p.m. Murphy, who will discuss “Bullying is Everyone’s Problem,” has been an educator for […]

PIA High School Government Program Triples Enrollment

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

The Department of Public and International Affairs (PIA) has completed the third year of its Summer High School Government Program created by Joel Clark, a faculty member in the department. The program allows high school students to complete their senior-year government requirement and earn transferable college credit hours at George Mason. Enrollment tripled from 15 […]

University Catalogs Available

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

As a reminder, the 2001-02 catalogs are now available from Central Receiving. To request delivery to your department or office send a memo via fax to Bill Bowler at x32576. Each box holds 24 catalogs. The memo should include your name, your department’s name, building and room number, and number of boxes requested.

Quality of Work Life Task Force Names New Members

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

The Quality of Work Life task force has appointed its new members for the upcoming year. The committee is composed of faculty and staff representatives, and meets regularly to review current policies and services. Karen Rosenblum, vice president of University Life, and Linda Westphal, assistant vice president of Human Resources, chair the task force for […]

Welcome Week, Classes Begin Today

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

Classes begin today at all three campuses as George Mason welcomes faculty, staff, and students with information fairs, receptions, refreshments, movies, and music as part of its Welcome Week 2001 festivities. All events take place under the Welcome Week tent on the Johnson Center North Plaza unless otherwise noted. The week gets started with a […]

This Week in the News…

Posted: August 24, 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, August 17, CNBC: Business Center Microsoft Suffers Setback as Federal Judge Throws Out its Request for Delay in Antitrust Case Hampton Pearson, CNBC: “Some antitrust experts say part of Microsoft’s legal strategy for seeking delays is tied to the October […]

Golf Coach Qualifies for LPGA Event

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

George Mason golf coach Linda Gaudi has qualified to compete in the First Union Betsy King Classic in Kutztown, Pa., this weekend. The tournament, an event on the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Tour since 1996, began yesterday and runs through Sunday at the Berkleigh Country Club. This is the third LPGA event in which […]

SOM Develops Relationship with Chilean University

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

By Michelle Nery Andres Fortino, director of the M.B.A. and the M.S. in Technology Management programs in the School of Management (SOM), taught a course at the Universidad del Desarrollo in Chile July 9-14. This event marks the beginning of a faculty and student exchange program with the Chilean university whose M.B.A. program was rated […]

American Dreams Exhibition Decorates Mason’s Galleries

Posted: August 23, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Amy Ingrid Schlegel of the Philadelphia Art Alliance and George Mason’s Center for the Arts (CFA) present the paintings, prints, and objects of Russian √©migr√© artists Vitaly Komar and Alexander Melamid in the exhibition Komar & Melamid’s American Dreams. The works, which are on display in the Mason Hall and Johnson Center Galleries from Aug. […]