Archive for January, 2002

Faculty Recital Held Sunday

Posted: January 25, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Department of Music hosts a faculty recital today [CORRECTION: The recital is held Sunday] beginning at 3 p.m. in Harris Theater. Pianist Anna Balakerskaia is joined by violinist Edwin Johonnott for an afternoon of music. The program includes works by Franck, Kreisler, Sarasate, and Wieniawski. The performance is free and open to the public.

BBC Concert Orchestra of London Performs at Concert Hall

Posted: January 25, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The BBC Concert Orchestra makes an appearance at the Concert Hall tomorrow at 8 p.m. on its current 50th Anniversary tour. The program, “Last Night at the Proms,” mirrors the popular final night of revelry after the 70 main Prom concerts held every year at London’s Royal Albert Hall. The program includes Bernstein’s Overture to […]

Mason Schedules Open Forums on State Budget

Posted: January 25, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Open forums on the current status of the state budget will be held on each of George Mason’s three campuses on Wednesday, Jan. 30. As initiated by President Alan Merten, the forums are designed to give faculty and staff the opportunity to better understand what steps are now being taken by the university during Virginia’s […]

Policy Experts Forecast Future of Regional Economy

Posted: January 25, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Elena Barbre School of Public Policy professors Stephen Fuller, Roger Stough, and John Petersen shared their specialized outlooks for the regional economy yesterday at the 10th annual “Forecasting the Greater Washington Economy: 2002,” a conference presented by the Mason Enterprise Center and the Center for Regional Analysis. In his overview of the current area […]

State Budget Situation Dominates BOV Meeting

Posted: January 24, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Discussion on the evolving state budget situation dominated much of the Board of Visitor’s (BOV) meeting held yesterday in Mason Hall. Members of the BOV, along with President Alan Merten, expressed concern as to the possible ramifications of cuts being suggested of nearly 15 percent over the next three years. Cuts of this magnitude, Merten […]

Balance, Variety, and Moderation: The New Bistro Lunch Bar

Posted: January 24, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Concerned about healthy eating? George Mason Dining Services is responding to requests for more ethnic choices and healthy eating options at the university and has introduced a new Bistro Lunch Bar. The bar features both diverse and healthy selections, focusing on the three keys to nutrition: balance, variety, and moderation, according to Lisa McGary, Dining […]

Economics Professor Participates in Online Book Forum Today

Posted: January 24, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

David Levy, Economics, presents an online book forum today at 4 p.m. for his most recent work, How the Dismal Science Got Its Name. The forum is hosted by the Cato Institute, and the interview can be heard live on its web site. Economics is often called the dismal science, but why? The traditional answer […]

Final Candidate for Prince William Associate Vice President Gives Presentation Today

Posted: January 24, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Office of the Senior Vice President invites the university community to attend a presentation by Barbara McGann, candidate for the position of associate vice president, Prince William Campus. The session takes place today at 10 a.m. in Prince William II, Room 153, and at 2 p.m. in Mason Hall, Room D3, on the Fairfax […]

Several Patriots Excel at Virginia Tech Invitational

Posted: January 23, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Sophomore All-American Allen Simms led the Patriots last weekend at the Virginia Tech Invitational, winning and automatically qualifying for March’s NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in both the long jump (26 feet) and the triple jump (53 feet, 61/4 inches). Sophomore Brandon Simpson placed 5th in the 400 meters in 48.22 seconds to qualify […]

Frequently Asked Questions to Debut in Daily Gazette Next Week

Posted: January 23, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 29, a new frequently asked questions column will appear in the Daily Gazette on a weekly basis. All questions originate from the green comment boxes located throughout the university, or are items brought to the attention of the Quality of Work Life Committee. Answers are supplied by the appropriate academic unit, department, […]