Archive for February, 2002

This Week in the News…

Posted: February 22, 2002 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: Friday, Feb. 15, Associated Press Newswires Ex-Enron Workers Get Bankruptcy Voice; Shareholders to Courts “‘It substantially increases their bargaining power and influence in drafting the reorganization plan,’ said Todd Zywicki, a bankruptcy law professor at George Mason University. ‘They can vent […]

WDR Symphony Orchestra Visits CFA Sunday

Posted: February 22, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Making its only Washington, D.C., area appearance, the WDR Symphony Orchestra of Cologne performs at the Center for the Arts Sunday, Feb. 24, at 7:30 p.m. Guest pianists Katia and Marielle LaBèque join this internationally recognized orchestra for the performance. An artistic discussion is held at 6:45 p.m. on the hall’s Grand Tier. Under the […]

Center for the Arts Welcomes the Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra

Posted: February 22, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Responding to the Washington D.C., metro area’s passion for traditional jazz–the kind made famous by Count Basie, Duke Ellington, and Benny Goodman–the Center for the Arts announces the formation of the Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra. Under the direction of local jazz musician Jim Carroll, the orchestra makes its home at George Mason as part of CFA’s […]

Merten Encourages Employees to Voice Budget Concerns

Posted: February 22, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

President Alan Merten released a statement yesterday informing the George Mason community how it can communicate budget concerns. Following is the statement: Many members of the university community have asked if there was a way for them to convey their concerns with the current budget situation to their elected representatives in the General Assembly and […]

Mason Alumnus Begins Quest for Gold Medal Tonight

Posted: February 22, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Sarah McGurk George Mason alumnus Mike Kohn takes center stage tonight at the Winter Olympics as his four-man bobsled team begins its quest for a gold medal. The event begins at 5:30 p.m., but it will be broadcast on NBC in primetime between 8 and 11 p.m. Kohn received a B.S. in Health, Fitness, […]

Picture This…

Posted: February 21, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Stanley Taylor, associate vice president of the Arlington Campus, cuts the ribbon during the grand opening of the Arlington Bookstore on Feb. 19. Barnes and Noble representatives Jeff Chappell (left) and Jack Smith (right) also participated in the ceremony. For more information about the bookstore and the new Student Health Services office at Arlington, click […]

Aquatic Center Hosts CAA Swimming and Diving Championships

Posted: February 21, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason is set to host the 2002 Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Swimming and Diving Championships, which begins today at the Aquatic and Fitness Center on the Fairfax Campus. The event concludes Sunday, Feb. 24. More than 350 student-athletes will be competing for their universities, with individual championship titles and NCAA championship qualifying results on […]

ICAR Lecturers Look at Zones of Peace

Posted: February 21, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Fran Rensbarger Two professors from the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (ICAR) share the podium to discuss Zones of Peace from international and domestic perspectives at today’s ICAR brown bag lecture from noon to 1:30 p.m. Christopher Mitchell, the Druscilla French Cumbie Professor of Conflict Resolution, will describe a survey of various kinds […]

Eating Disorder Panel Discussion Held Today

Posted: February 21, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Rebecca Walter, associate director of the Women’s Studies Research and Resource Center, facilitates a panel discussion, “Eating Disorders: Myths and Facts,” today from noon to 2 p.m. in SUB I, Room B. Panelists include Wagida Abdalla, physician and medical director of Student Health Services; Fu-Lin Lee, psychologist in the Counseling Center; and student leaders Kymberly […]

Bioresponsibility Seminar Offered at Prince William Campus

Posted: February 21, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Patty Snellings Gerald Epstein, scientific adviser in the advanced systems and concepts office of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, presents “Bioresponsibility: Engaging the Scientific Community in Reducing the Biological Weapons Threat” today at 10 a.m. in Room 110L of Prince William I. Epstein served as assistant director for national security in the White House […]