Archive for October, 2001

This Month in the Community…

Posted: October 31, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are faculty and staff members who made presentations to community groups in October as part of the University Speakers Bureau. For more information on participating in the Speakers Bureau, call x38846. Oct. 1–Nancy Wallace, Career Services, presented “Revitalize Your Career” for 40+ of Greater Washington. Oct. 2–Marilyn Mobley McKenzie, African American Studies, presented “Cultural […]

Athletics Department To Host “Be a Patriot” Night Nov. 24

Posted: October 31, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Athletics Department will host “Be a Patriot” night to recognize the Northern Virginia community involvement in the relief effort during the recent Pentagon tragedy. The event will be at the Patriot Center on Saturday, Nov. 24, as part of the men’s and women’s basketball doubleheader beginning at 5 p.m. This is part of a […]

Picture This…

Posted: October 31, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

“The politics of the 21st century is going to be about those who understand the information age and those who don’t,” said gubernatorial candidate Mark Warner, who spoke at a rally Monday in the Johnson Center Atrium. “The key is education and education is my top priority. In this knowledge-based economy, you are the factory […]

George Mason Police Officers Take Care of Their Own

Posted: October 31, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Patty Snellings The strong bond of brotherhood among police and rescue workers is unique, and actions of members of the George Mason Police Department affirmed that conviction in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 tragedies. When he learned that the Arlington County Police Department needed trained volunteers to assist with efforts at the Pentagon, […]

Mason Announces TV, Radio, Web Affiliates for 2001-02

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

To provide its men’s basketball fans with more options than ever to follow the Patriots, the Athletic Department announced that it has expanded the George Mason Television, Radio, and Internet Network for the 2001-02 basketball season. The Patriots will partner with Comcast SportsNet TV, formerly Home Team Sports (HTS), located in Bethesda, Md; WDCT, 1310 […]

Kellar Institute Staff Member Works for Equal Access to Polls

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

By Elena Barbre In the late 1980s, Annette Carr, conference coordinator for the Graduate School of Education’s Kellar Institute for Human disAbilities, experienced difficulties in voting because of her visual impairment. Since then, she has funneled her energy into making voting accessible to citizens with disabilities. The teenage election assistants, or pages, you may see […]

Two Mason Alumni Win National Educator Awards

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

Half of the prestigious Milken Family Foundation National Educator Awards presented by the Virginia Department of Education this year went to George Mason alumni. Cynthia Baird, a 1998 graduate of the Graduate School of Education, and Colin Brown, a 1993 M.A. in Telecommunications graduate, are two of four Virginia educators selected to receive the national […]

Picture This…

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

George Mason University Police Department vehicles took second place in the “Federal and State Agency” category in the annual vehicle design contest held by Law and Order magazine. The department receives $200, which benefits the GMU Foundation, and a plaque in recognition of the honor.

This Week on GMU-TV…

Posted: October 29, 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, guests, and programming schedule for the show airing this week: Capitol Region Roundtable #64–“Immigration” is hosted by Toni-Michelle Travis, […]

George Mason Signs Research Agreements with Industry

Posted: October 29, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Robin Herron George Mason recently signed umbrella agreements with the Raytheon Company and Lockheed Martin Undersea Systems under which the companies can fund research undertaken by George Mason faculty. “The umbrella agreement works out the difficult issues such as title to intellectual property and publication rights,” says Jennifer Murphy, director of the Office of […]