Archive for March, 2002

This Month in the Community…

March 29, 2002

Following are members of the George Mason community who made presentations to community groups in March as part of the University Speakers Bureau. For more information on participating in the Speakers Bureau, call x38693. March 1–Martin Cohen, History and Art History, presented “American History on Film” for the Aurora Hills Senior Center. March 5– Elizabeth […]

This Week in the News…

March 29, 2002

Following are highlights of national news coverage George Mason received during the past week: Saturday, March 23, National Journal Media People “‘I doubled back and had to ask myself a lot of hard questions’ on September 11, Frank Sesno, CNN’s former Washington bureau chief, told National Journal. That’s because on September 10, Sesno had announced […]

Stinnett Earns All-America Honors at NCAA Swimming Championship

March 29, 2002

Sophomore Lauren Stinnett earned George Mason’s first Swimming and Diving All-America honor with a fourth-place finish in the 200 butterfly last weekend at the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships in Austin, Texas. Stinnett finished fourth with a time of 1 minute, 56.87 seconds for the Patriots, who are in just their third year of existence […]

Collaboration Adds Dimensions to Virtual Classrooms

March 29, 2002

By Patty Snellings George Mason has formed a partnership with You-niversity.com Inc.®, an application services provider based in Arlington, to introduce a unique approach to web-based training in information technology. Offered through the Train to Technology program in the School of Information Technology and Engineering (IT&E), the first course begins April 15, originating from a […]

Book Club to Examine Evolution Debate

March 28, 2002

The Book Club has decided to read Finding Darwin’s God: A Scientist’s Search for Common Ground Between God and Evolution by Kenneth Miller for its next meeting on Tuesday, April 23, at 5 p.m. on the third floor of the Johnson Center. Miller, a distinguished biologist, describes himself as a devout Christian but one who […]

ICASIT Web Site Receives Five-Star Review

March 28, 2002

By Joseph J. Urban, III The web site of the International Center for Applied Studies in Information Technology (ICASIT) has recently received high praise. ICASIT has earned a five-star rating from Emerald Management Reviews, an organization based in the United Kingdom that scans management and technology resources on a global scale. “ICASIT has a broadly […]

ICAR Plans International Presentations

March 28, 2002

By Fran Rensbarger In separate programs today, the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (ICAR) hosts a distinguished professor from Nova Scotia for a lecture on trade negotiations and a group from the U.S. State Department’s International Visitor Program, that will discuss conflict resolution in the Philippines. Gilbert Winham discusses “Multilateral Trade Negotiations: New Thinking […]

George Mason University Turns 30 on April 7

March 28, 2002

By Jeremy Lasich Sunday, April 7, marks George Mason University’s 30th birthday, and a variety of events are planned next week to celebrate, including the Celebration of Distinction, the University Service Awards presentation, and Mason’s first-ever campaign kickoff. Although George Mason was founded in 1957 as a college of the University of Virginia, legislation made […]

Two Wrestlers Win Matches at NCAA Championships

March 27, 2002

Junior Adrian Austin and sophomore Rob Becker each competed at the 2002 NCAA Wrestling Championships at the Pepsi Arena in Albany, N.Y., last week and both won matches before being eliminated in the double-elimination tournament. The duo scored 2.5 team points to leave the Patriots tied for 58th in the team standings. It was the […]

Student Creativity Highlighted at Innovations 2002

March 27, 2002

By Robin Herron All are invited to the annual Innovations showcase of learning opportunities and creative student projects at George Mason on Wednesday, April 10, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Johnson Center Dewberry Hall. Submissions, which are due April 3, may include student writing, artwork, videos, web pages, science projects, experiential learning, […]