Archive for November, 2001

This Week in the News…

November 30, 2001

Following are highlights of national news coverage George Mason received during the past week: Friday, Nov. 23, USA Today States Roll Out Red Carpet for Defense Dollars: New Era of Military Spending Means Pieces of Pie Up for Grabs “Analysts expect the Pentagon’s annual $300 billion budget to grow substantially because of the war on […]

This Month in the Community…

November 30, 2001

Following are members of the George Mason community who made presentations to community groups in November as part of the University Speakers Bureau. For more information on participating in the Speakers Bureau, call x38846. Nov. 2–Rich Miller, Health, Fitness, and Recreation Resources, presented “Stress Management” for the Lung Transplant Recipient Support Group at Inova Fairfax […]

Music Department Presents Opera Scenes

November 30, 2001

The Department of Music presents Opera Scenes, today and tomorrow at 8 p.m. in Harris Theater. Students will perform opera scenes from Faust, Die Fledermaus, The Marriage of Figaro, Madame Butterfly, Porgy and Bess, Brigadoon, and Song of Norway among others. The performances are free and open to the public. For more information, contact the […]

An Insider’s View of Journalist-Business Relationships

November 30, 2001

By Michelle Nery Diana Henriques, a financial reporter for the New York Times, presents “Investigative Journalism and American Business, an Uneasy Relationship from Its Origins to Its Present Possibilities” on Monday, Dec. 3, at noon in SUB II, Rooms 5, 6, and 7. A winner of numerous awards, Henriques has written a number of books, […]

Wakefield Returns Home After Detour at George Mason

November 30, 2001

By Patty Snellings When Mary Wakefield left her native state of North Dakota to accept a three-year position on Capitol Hill, she never intended to be away for almost 16 years. Following an extended stay in Washington, Wakefield came to George Mason in January 1996 as director of the Center for Health Policy, Research, and […]

Picture This…

November 29, 2001

Edwin Meese III (left), rector of the Board of Visitors, narrates during yesterday’s Wind Ensemble performance. Anthony Maiello conducts. For more information on the performance, click here.

SCHEV Officials Outline Budget Request Before BOV

November 29, 2001

Officials from the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) appeared before the Board of Visitors (BOV) yesterday to preview its upcoming budget recommendations to the governor and General Assembly for 2002-04. As outlined by Carl Kelly, chair of SCHEV, the recommendations include $10.9 million in faculty salary increases; $14.4 million in base budget […]

Dec. 8 is Faculty/Staff Appreciation Day at the Patriot Center

November 29, 2001

George Mason employees are encouraged to bring their family and friends to the annual Faculty/Staff Appreciation Day at the Patriot Center on Dec. 8. Cheer on the men’s basketball team as they do battle with Southern Illinois University at 4:30 p.m. Tickets may be purchased for $3 at the Patriot Center Box Office in advance […]

UDRP Hosts Mind-Body Connection Workshop

November 29, 2001

To help eliminate the stress associated with the holiday season, the University Dispute Resolution Project (UDRP) presents “The Mind-Body Connection and Conflict Workshop” on Saturday, Dec. 1, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in SUB II, Rooms 1 and 2. The workshop provides an opportunity for participants to experience several mind-body techniques (including relaxation and […]

SPP Hosts Seminar on Taiwan’s Entry into the WTO

November 29, 2001

Taiwan, which boasts the world’s 13th largest economy and is one of America’s largest trading partners, enters the World Trade Organization (WTO) this month. On Friday, the School of Public Policy’s (SPP) International Commerce and Policy program hosts a seminar, “Taiwan’s WTO Accession: Prospects for Economic Development Between China and Taiwan,” featuring C.J. Chen, the […]