Archive for September, 2001

SOM Marks Third Year as CIO University Partner

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

By Sarah McGurk For the third year in a row, the School of Management (SOM) has been named one of four academic partners with Chief Information Officer University (CIOU), a virtual consortium created to educate the federal government’s top-level information technology executives. Last month, George Mason hosted the annual meeting with fellow academic partners Carnegie-Mellon […]

WGMU to Hold Car Wash to Benefit American Red Cross

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

WGMU, George Mason’s radio station, and the George Mason chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America will hold a car wash Saturday, Sept. 29 [UPDATE: The date has been changed to Sunday, Sept. 30] from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at A&M Exxon, 10485 East Lee Highway (at the corner of Chain Bridge […]

ICAR Teach-in Responds to Crisis

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

By Fran Rensbarger As the country grapples with the dual crises of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, and the calls to support military retribution, the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (ICAR) offers the university and community a chance to step back and carefully consider the alternatives available. “The Politics […]

Program Gives JMU Students Jump Start on Law Degree

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

By Elena Barbre The School of Law and James Madison University have teamed together to design a program that gives outstanding undergraduates at James Madison the chance to shave a year of study off their bachelor’s degree and get a jump start on their law degree at George Mason at the same time. Beginning in […]

This Week on GMU-TV…

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

Every week on GMU-TV, Capital Region Roundtable is shown during prime time. GMU-TV is shown on Cox Cable channel 18, Comcast (Reston) channel 18, and Comcast (Alexandria) channels 79 and 95. Following is the topic, host, and programming schedule for the show airing this week: Capital Region Roundtable #59–“Air Safety: Increasing Risk?” is hosted by […]

Information Technology Unit to Hold Open House

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

The newly reorganized Information Technology Unit (ITU) will hold an open house on Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Johnson Center Multipurpose Room. The open house will feature displays, demonstrations, and exhibits from the staff in all areas of ITU, including University Libraries, the Instructional Resource Center, Electronic Classrooms, Academic […]

Diversity Organizations Hold Candlelight Vigil Tonight

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

By Kiley Cogis George Mason holds a candlelight vigil tonight at 6:30 p.m. on the Johnson Center North Plaza. The program, intended to promote diversity and understanding at the university, will include student speakers from the Afghan Club, Arab Students Association, Muslim Students Association, Indian Students Association, and Pakistani Students Association. Sumaiya Hamdani, a Muslim […]

Merten Helps Create Red Cross Relief Fund

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

Members of the George Mason community who want to make donations to help with the relief efforts of the Sept. 11 events may now do so through the American Red Cross 911Fund4Relief organization. All funds raised will be utilized by the Red Cross’ National Capital Chapter to provide grief counseling, food, shelter, burial expenses, and […]

PW Campus Hosts Red Cross Telethon

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

A telethon organized by Prince William County area business and government leaders is set for Saturday, September 22, in the Verizon Auditorium at the Prince William Campus to benefit the American Red Cross. Live entertainment is planned throughout the telethon broadcast that runs on Comcast Channel 3 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. The telephone […]

Picture This…

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

By the time the INOVA blood drive began yesterday at 11 a.m. on the Fairfax Campus, more than 100 people had already registered to donate. Two hours later, students, faculty, and staff members were turned away because of the event’s overwhelming success.