Archive for September, 2001

This Week in the News…

September 28, 2001

Following are highlights of national news coverage George Mason received during the past week: Friday, Sept. 21, Seattle Times Slower Pace Proposed for Next Steps in Antitrust Case “Some legal analysts suggested the government is being cautious in pursuing an action against the world’s largest software maker that could reverberate throughout the technology sector as […]

This Month in the Community…

September 28, 2001

Following are faculty and staff members who made presentations to community groups in September as part of the University Speakers Bureau. For more information on participating in the Speakers Bureau, call x38846. Sept. 19–Rich Miller, Health, Fitness, and Recreation Resources, presented “Spiritual and Mental Wellness” for Sleepy Hollow United Methodist Church. Sept. 21–Sheryl Friedley, Communication, […]

Safety Office Reminds Campus to Review Action Guide

September 28, 2001

In the wake of the recent tragedy at the University of Maryland that killed two students in a tornado, the George Mason Safety Office reminds the campus community to review the GMU Emergency Action Guide, which may be found in the university safety manuals and on the Safety Office web page under “Plans and Manuals.” […]

Dean Reeder to Teach Managing Time for Managers

September 28, 2001

William Reeder, dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts, will present “Managing Time for Managers,” a day-long workshop for George Mason faculty and staff, on Thursday, Oct. 11, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Johnson Center Room A. Offered as part of Human Resources’ Make a Difference at Mason series, the workshop […]

Board of Visitors Approves Biennium Budget Request

September 27, 2001

As expected, George Mason’s Board of Visitors unanimously endorsed the university’s biennium budget request to the governor at its first regular meeting of the year yesterday. If approved in its entirety, this budget will eliminate George Mason’s base budget adequacy problem ($25 million), put the institution in a much stronger position to meet its anticipated […]

New ‘Uproar Series’ Pits George Mason Versus James Madison

September 27, 2001

In a unique partnership between both athletic departments, the George Mason and James Madison rivalry will now be bigger and better with the introduction of the “Uproar Series.” The series will track the rivalry between the two programs as they compete against one another in numerous sports. Points are awarded for each win, with the […]

James Barry Hosts Drop-in Dialogue Session Today

September 27, 2001

Professor James Barry, New Century College, hosts today’s drop-in dialogue session, “Responding to Terrorism: Some Ethical Issues,” at 1 p.m. outside the Student Government offices in the Johnson Center. The dialogue focuses on how some traditions of ethical discourse can help to clarify our views of the Sept. 11 tragedy.

IT&E Expands Advisory Board

September 26, 2001

By Robin Herron The School of Information Technology and Engineering (IT&E) expanded its advisory board from 9 to 30 members this fall, making it the largest advisory board on campus. The move was taken “to engage many more people in the school’s activities,” says dean Lloyd Griffiths. Board members are industry leaders in information technology […]

Melton Fellowships Benefit Students, Teachers, and Families

September 26, 2001

By Michelle Nery The Melton Music Teaching Fellowship Award program has proven to be a win-win situation for all parties involved. Through the program, graduate and undergraduate music majors at George Mason who receive the $5,000 scholarships each year mentor and teach up to four elementary through high school students who show potential in music […]

Sasaki Associates Outline Master Plan Today

September 26, 2001

The George Mason community is invited to attend a presentation by Sasaki Associates today at 1 p.m. in the Johnson Center Cinema regarding the master plan for George Mason. Over the past few months, the company has been interviewing Mason personnel and gathering data to determine the plan for future growth of the university, and […]