Archive for September, 2001

This Week in the News…

Posted: September 21, 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: Sunday, Sept. 16, New York Times War Zone: What Price Liberty? The Clamor of a Free People “‘A lot of Americans distrust difference of any kind,’ said Roger Wilkins, a professor of history at George Mason University and a longtime student […]

Music Department Presents Piano Recital

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

The Music Department presents the Jean Carrington Cook Piano Scholarship Recital Sunday at 3 p.m. in Harris Theater. The event, in memory of Cook, features Cook Piano Scholarship recipients Christine Brown, Jonathan Lewis, Ina Mirtcheva, and Mei-Chung Wang, along with distinguished George Mason pianists Linda Apple Monson and James Nalley. The group will perform works […]

International Visitors Take Pointers from Nonprofit Management Program

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

By Elena Barbre Two weeks ago it was three journalists from Colombia, last week it was two nongovernmental organization leaders from Japan, and this week–until the Sept. 11 attacks postponed their visit–it was to be two university professors and a nongovernmental organization leader from Poland. These international visitors to the Arlington Campus all have something […]

President, Provost Introduce Campus to Plan 2007

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

The next six years for George Mason is expected to be a period of steady growth and even more intense efforts to help the region and state address their needs. This overriding goal was outlined yesterday afternoon by President Alan Merten in the Johnson Center before more than 300 faculty, staff, and students. Merten and […]

Patriot Softball Invites Community on Trip to Australia

Posted: September 20, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The George Mason University softball team is planning a cultural and competition trip to Australia during winter break from Dec. 27, 2001, to Jan. 7, 2002. The team will spend 12 days in Sydney and Cairns, a resort near the Great Barrier Reef. The team would like to share this opportunity with the George Mason […]

Blind Mountain Climber Speaks on Fairfax Campus Today

Posted: September 20, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Hudson Trail Outfitters and the College of Arts and Sciences present “Touch the Top of the World: A Blind Man’s Journey to Climb Farther than the Eye Can See,” a talk by mountain climber and adventurer Erik Weihenmayer. Weihenmayer is a world class athlete: acrobatic skydiver, long distance biker, skier, mountaineer, and ice and rock […]

George Mason Creates ‘Sept. 11–Ongoing Updates’ Web Site

Posted: September 20, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Electronic Publications Office has created an all-encompassing web site related the tragic events of Sept. 11. Divided into four sections, the site includes information on campus activities, useful contacts, and ways to help. The web site address is www.gmu.edu/sept11. In the Campus Messages section, users can access updated messages from President Alan Merten, Provost […]

Carty To Step Down as CNHS Dean

Posted: September 20, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Patty Snellings When Rita Carty steps down as dean of the College of Nursing and Health Science (CNHS) at the end of this academic year, she leaves her mark in the annals of George Mason as the longest seated dean and first dean of nursing. Carty joined the Department of Nursing in 1978 as […]

Latin American Studies Discusses 100 Years of Solitude

Posted: September 19, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Latin American Studies holds its first discussion group today on the novel 100 Years of Solitude from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Johnson Center, Assembly Room F. The discussion, led by Lisa Rabin, Modern and Classical Languages, concerns the genesis of the novel and its magical realism. The event is open to everybody. A […]

CVPA Garden of Peace Dedicated

Posted: September 19, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

On Monday, faculty, staff, and students of George Mason gathered in the space between the Performing Arts Building and the Concert Hall to dedicate the area as the “Garden of Peace.” An artistic response to the tragedies of Sept. 11, filling the volume between the two buildings as a permanent expression will be an ongoing […]