Archive for March, 2002

Final CNHS Dean Candidate on Fairfax Campus Today

Posted: March 27, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The search committee for the dean of the College of Nursing and Health Science (CNHS) position invites the university community to attend a presentation by Andrea Lindell, dean of the College of Nursing, associate senior vice president for interdisciplinary education, and interim dean of the College of Allied Health Sciences at the University of Cincinnati. […]

Special Sept. 11-Related Courses Offered This Summer

Posted: March 27, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Joseph J. Urban, III This summer George Mason will be offering a special series of classes and seminars to examine issues raised by the attacks against America on Sept. 11. The courses will cover such topics as conflict resolution, bioterrorism, economic issues, the politics and religion of the Middle East, and how we can […]

Faculty Members React to Rewards and Incentives Report

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

By Jeremy Lasich George Mason faculty members gathered yesterday during an open forum to respond to the Faculty Rewards and Incentives report produced by a Board of Visitors ad-hoc committee. Discussion primarily revolved around the balance between teaching and research in the tenure process, and the future of adjunct, contract, and tenure-line faculty at the […]

FAQ: Why Can’t Registration Be Done On the Internet?

Posted: March 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. […]

Fenwick Fellowship Applications Due April 12

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

The 2002-03 Fenwick Fellow program is now accepting applications, and the competition is open to all faculty members at George Mason, including restricted and adjunct faculty, and others teaching for the university. The deadline for applications is Friday, April 12, and the selections will be announced in early May. The fellowship provides a $1,500 stipend […]

Epsilon Delta Sponsors Photography Exhibit

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

By Robin Herron Members of Epsilon Delta, George Mason’s chapter of the Phi Beta Delta international honor society, have organized a photography exhibit, “Framing Our World,” in the Johnson Center Gallery. The exhibit runs through the end of this week, and the gallery is open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. The exhibit marks […]

Health and Fitness Challenge Begins Wednesday

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

“Challenge yourself and discover a healthier you” at George Mason’s 7th annual Health and Fitness Challenge, March 27 and 28, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Johnson Center Dewberry Hall. The Health and Fitness Challenge is an expo of vendors, information displays, and free samples. Free and low-cost personal screenings for blood pressure, […]

Student Senate Establishes Guidelines For Elections

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

By Joseph J. Urban, III The Student Senate passed a resolution establishing the required number of signatures needed for candidates to be eligible for positions within Student Senate, including the Student Government president and vice-president. According to the resolution, candidates for Student Government president and vice-president need a minimum of 300 signatures to be placed […]

Law, Policy Schools Sponsor Forum on Bioterrorism

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

The School of Law and the School of Public Policy cosponsor a forum, “Dark Winter: Bioterrorism and the End of America,” tomorrow from noon to 1 p.m. in Arlington I, Room 121. John Hamre, former deputy secretary of defense and president of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, presents a study conducted with Oklahoma […]

Provost to Discuss Promotion and Tenure

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

Provost Peter Stearns will lead a discussion for all full-time faculty members regarding promotion and tenure at George Mason on Wednesday, March 27, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in Mason Hall, Room D3. Stearns will present his reflections on the current policies and the future of tenure at Mason. Questions, which will be answered after […]