Archive for October, 2001

Merten Hosts Town Hall Meeting in Prince William

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

A town hall meeting, in which the aftermath of the events of Sept. 11 is the primary focus of discussion, is held today at 9:30 a.m. at the Prince William Campus. President Alan Merten presides at the session, which is open to the entire campus community. He will review the Sept. 11 related programs and […]

Anthrax, Bioterrorism Discussion Held Today

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

Meg Brindle, director of the Bioscience Ph.D program and coordinator of the Bioethics concentration, holds a dialogue today titled “Anthrax and Bioterrorism: Just the Facts.” The event is open to the entire university community and is held from noon to 1 p.m. in the Johnson Center outside the Student Government Offices (Room 133) in the […]

Three Patriots Named to CAA Preseason All-Rookie Team

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

Three George Mason freshman wrestlers have been selected to the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Preseason All-Rookie Team for the 2001-02 season. Named to the 10-person team were Aaron Suranofsky in the 125-pound weight class, P.J. Ross at 174 and John Davis at 184. Each wrestler is currently projected to be in George Mason’s starting lineup […]

Business Ethics Award Honors Local Companies

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

By Michelle Nery The Business Ethics Awards, established by the Society of Financial Service Professionals in 1994, recognize businesses outside the financial services industry that demonstrate the highest level of ethical business practice. For the first time, the society’s Greater Washington and Northern Virginia chapters are offering the award to honor local businesses, and George […]

Virginia’s Preparedness and Security Panel to Meet at Arlington Campus

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

The Virginia Preparedness and Security Panel convenes today at George Mason’s Arlington Campus. Gov. James Gilmore is on hand with Edwin Meese, rector of the Board of Visitors. The day-long meeting begins at 10 a.m. and is held in the Original Building, Room 329. Gilmore created the group shortly after the terrorist attacks on Sept. […]

George Mason Makes Top 40 of “Most Wired” Ranking

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

By Robin Herron For the second year in a row, George Mason is ranked in the top 40 of Yahoo! Internet Life magazine’s feature on America’s “Most Wired Colleges.” In the October 2001 issue of the magazine, which examines how institutions of higher learning have incorporated network technologies into campus life, George Mason ranks 34 […]

Symphony Orchestra Premieres Overture for Hope

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

By Sarah McGurk The Department of Music presents the George Mason University Symphony Orchestra’s production of Faculty and Friends tonight at 8 p.m. in the Concert Hall. Conducted by Professor Anthony J. Maiello, the event begins with the world premiere of faculty member Scott Martin’s new work, Overture for Hope, which memorializes Sept. 11 and […]

Innovations 2001 Features George Mason Schools, Departments

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

George Mason will be well represented at Innovations 2001, Northern Virginia’s largest business-to-business trade show, set for tomorrow in the Capital Expo Center in Chantilly. The School of Public Policy’s Mason Enterprise Center, the School of Management, the School of Information Technology and Engineering, and the Office of Continuing and Professional Education all will have […]

Picture This…

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

During yesterday’s Town Hall meeting, President Alan Merten and faculty and staff looked back over the events of Sept. 11 and how the university should move forward. “We at George Mason have a special role to play now because of our location and diverse community. In order to make our mark, we have to act. […]

Lobbyist Glen Pond to Discuss Salary Issues

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

By Kiley Cogis At sessions on all of George Mason’s campuses, Glen Pond, a lobbyist for the Virginia Governmental Employees Association, addresses the effects of the budget impasse, the status of salary increases since the budget impasse, upcoming legislative initiatives, and the gubernatorial candidates’ stand on staff issues. Each session will be followed by a […]