Archive for November, 2001

Provost Hosts Faculty Forum Today

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

Provost Peter Stearns hosts a faculty forum today from 3 to 4 p.m. in SUB II, Rooms 3 and 4. Topics for discussion include George Mason and the U.S. News and World Report rankings game, and the next biennial budget–how it is prepared, what is in it, and what its prospects are. The forum will […]

This Week in the News…

Posted: November 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, Nov. 18, New York Times Testing the Resilience of American Values “Now that several generations have come to regard an ever more rigorous protection of free speech as fundamental, the bar for what government can acceptably do has been raised. […]

Picture This…

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

The High Tech Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA) Mid-Atlantic Chapter recently presented the George Mason Police Department with two laptop computers and a check for $5,500. Pictured at the gift presentation are, from left to right, Chief of Police Michael Lynch, HTCIA First Vice President Ken Haynes, President Alan Merten, HTCIA President Michael Everitt, and Police […]

Mercatus Study Analyzes Housing Finance Giants

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

While Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Federal Home Loan Bank System (FHLB) have contributed to one of the most dynamic mortgage markets in the world, their growing debt and their expanding scope could be harmful to consumers, according to a new study by Mercatus Center research fellow Jay Cochran and Marymount University assistant professor […]

Haase String Quartet Performs Tonight

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

The Department of Music invites the university community to join the Haase String Quartet for an evening of chamber music tonight at 7 p.m. in the St. Robert Bellarmine Chapel. Members of the quartet include Chulia Chang, violin; Thomas Gardner, violin; Holly Hughston, viola; and Karen Snow, cello. The group is coached by George Mason […]

O’Hara Named CAA Rookie of the Year

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

George Mason freshman goalkeeper John O’Hara has been selected as the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Rookie of the Year for men’s soccer, and he joins sophomore teammates forward Charlie Snee and defender Keith Nakai in being named to the All-CAA second team. O’Hara becomes the first Patriot in the 17-year history of the CAA to […]

Knowledge and Skills Co-op Program Still Looking for Volunteers

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

The Knowledge and Skills Co-op service–a searchable, web-based program designed to enhance job performance of university employees–is still looking for George Mason faculty and staff volunteers. Created by the University Equity Office and the Human Resources Department, the program is intended to encourage impromptu and informal sharing of skills and knowledge among university personnel, and […]

National Student Survey Ranks Mason Ph.D. Programs

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

Elena Barbre, Lynn Burke, and Colleen Kearney Rich contributed to this story. In a recent survey conducted by the National Association of Graduate-Professional Students (NAGPS), 32,000 graduate students graded their doctoral programs on factors such as career guidance, mentoring, teaching and teaching assistant preparation, and program climate. Among the George Mason programs ranked in the […]

This Week on GMU-TV…

Posted: November 19, 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: Capital Region Roundtable #65–“Intellectual Property Rights in an Electronic […]

Picture This…

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

France Pruitt, founder of the English Language Institute (ELI), speaks at the organization’s 20th anniversary celebration on Nov. 14. Current ELI students, faculty, and staff members, as well as ELI alumni, President Alan Merten, and Provost Peter Stearns attended the event.