Archive for February, 2002

FAQ: Will George Mason Add a Meditation Room?

Posted: February 26, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

This frequently asked questions column appears in the Daily Gazette every Tuesday. 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, or office. One question is answered per week. […]

George Mason Women Claim CAA Swimming and Diving Title

Posted: February 26, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The George Mason women’s team, in just its third year of existence, and the UNC Wilmington men took home the championship titles at the 2002 Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Swimming and Diving Championships at the sold-out Aquatic and Fitness Center on the Fairfax Campus this weekend. George Mason’s Lauren Stinnett was named the Women’s Outstanding […]

Rural Health Roundtable Looks at Public Health’s Rural Profile

Posted: February 26, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Patty Snellings The Capital Area Rural Health Roundtable, a federally funded initiative of the Center for Health Policy, Research, and Ethics within the College of Nursing and Health Science, offers a profile on rural public health for legislators and health care professionals. “Public Health’s Rural Profile: New Data on Capacity and Preparedness” is held […]

Office of Housing and Residence Life to Honor Resident Student Achievers

Posted: February 26, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Joseph J. Urban, III The Office of Housing and Residence Life hosts the fourth annual Academic Achievement Banquet, which will honor resident students who have excelled academically, tonight at 6 p.m. in the Concert Hall Atrium. Resident students who have received at least a 3.750 grade point average during either spring or fall 2001 […]

Arlington Campus Hosts Homeland Security Seminar

Posted: February 26, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Joseph J. Urban, III “Homeland Security And The Urban Village,” a seminar sponsored by Arlington Economic Development and the Ballston Partnership, will be held at the Arlington Campus tomorrow from 8:30 a.m. to noon in the Original Building, Room 244. A complimentary breakfast will be served at 8 a.m. Many questions have arisen as […]

Mason Alumnus Wins Bronze Medal

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

By Jeremy Lasich George Mason alumnus Mike Kohn helped the United States end a 46-year bobsled medal drought in the Winter Olympics when his four-man team won the bronze medal on Saturday. USA-2, piloted by Brian Shimer, along with Kohn, Doug Sharp, and Dan Steele, finished the four heats in a combined time of 3 […]

Book Club to Examine Liberal Bias in Mainstream Media

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

The Book Club has decided to read Bias: A CBS Insider Exposes How the Media Distorts the News by Bernard Goldberg for its next meeting on Tuesday, March 19, at 5 p.m. on the third floor of the Johnson Center. Just released, this book looks at examples of liberal bias in mainstream media. Having served […]

Free Cancer Symposium Offered Feb. 28

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

Health, Communication, and Aging: A Showcase of Issues and Implications in Cancer Communication will be held Thursday, Feb. 28, from 2 to 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner in the Johnson Center Dewberry Hall. Keynote speaker Jan Dravecky, family caregiver and spouse of San Francisco baseball pitcher Dave Dravecky, will share her personal insights as a […]

Alumnus Wins at Moondance Film Festival

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

By Michelle Nery and Sarah McGurk Alumnus Ernest Leong, M.A.I.S. ’01, won Best TV Movie of the Week at the Jan. 26 Moondance Film Festival in Boulder, Colo., for his screenplay, Getting Along. The screenplay, which also ranked as a semifinalist at the Sundance Film Festival, is inspired by his parents’ real-life experiences. The story […]

Noted National Speaker Addresses Women in Advertising

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

By Joseph J. Urban, III Nationally recognized speaker Jean Kilbourne will present “The Naked Truth: Advertising’s Image of Women” at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 26, in the Johnson Center Dewberry Hall. The lecture is given as part of the George Mason’s Positive Body Image Week and the National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, Feb. 21-28. […]