Archive for April, 2002

This Month in the Community…

April 30, 2002

Following are members of the George Mason community who made presentations to community groups in April as part of the University Speakers Bureau. For more information on participating in the Speakers Bureau, call x38693. April 1–Linda McCarthy, Alumna, presented “Spies, Pop Flies, and French Fries: Stories I Told My Favorite Visitors to the CIA Exhibit […]

FAQ: Will Mason Host the Summer Socials Again This Summer?

April 30, 2002

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. […]

CNHS Holds Gerontology Career Fair

April 30, 2002

By Patty Snellings With more than 35 million Americans over the age of 65 requiring additional products, services, and other types of support and care, gerontology is one of the fastest growing areas of social and medical sciences in the United States. To promote awareness of the issues and explore career opportunities in the field, […]

Summit Program To Be Announced Today

April 30, 2002

By Elena Barbre Organizers of the 2002 Networked Economy Summit, “Meeting Security Challenges with Technology,” hosted by the School of Law’s Tech Center and held June 9-11, give an overview of the program at a media briefing today at the National Press Club. Rep. Tom Davis will unveil proposed legislation to facilitate private-sector innovation in […]

DOE Official to Speak at CEIE Seminar

April 29, 2002

Thomas J. Gross, deputy assistant secretary for transportation technologies, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), will speak at George Mason on Thursday, May 2, as part of the Civil, Environmental, and Infrastructure Engineering Department’s seminar series. His topic is “Energy Insecurity: Will It Affect Our Mobility?” All are invited to the seminar, which will be at […]

First Female Astronaut Speaks at Science Festival on Fairfax Campus

April 29, 2002

By Joseph J. Urban, III Sally Ride, the first American female astronaut, will be the keynote speaker at the National Capital Science Festival, hosted by George Mason at the Concert Hall on the Fairfax Campus on Saturday, May 11. The festival will run from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and will coincide with a street […]

Sesno Moderates Panel on War, Media Coverage

April 29, 2002

Frank Sesno, University Professor of Public Policy and Communication and former CNN senior vice president and Washington, D.C., bureau chief, moderates “Global War, National Security, and Non-Stop News: Are the Media Up to the Job?” a symposium on Thursday, May 2, that tackles urgent questions surrounding America’s complex war on terrorism and the media coverage […]

This Week in the News…

April 26, 2002

Following are highlights of national news coverage George Mason received during the past week: Sunday, April 21, Portland Oregonian Suicide Law May Go to 9th Circuit “Nelson Lund, a professor at George Mason University School of Law in Arlington, Va., says the appellate courts would be wise to follow the lead of [U.S. District Judge […]

James Nalley Joins the Shanghai Quartet in the Concert Hall

April 26, 2002

The Shanghai Quartet–Wiegang Li and Yiwen Jiang on violins, Honggang Li on viola, and Nicholas Tzavaras on cello–is recognized as one of the most outstanding quartets in performance today. The group is in concert at the Concert Hall tomorrow at 8 p.m., with an artistic discussion beginning at 7:15 p.m. on the Grand Tier. James […]

Father of Internet Talks about Its Future in Space

April 26, 2002

By Michelle Nery Vint Cerf, the “father of the Internet,” spoke in the Johnson Center Cinema earlier this month as part of the Center for Innovative Technology’s series on the future of the Internet, hosted by the School of Management. Cerf talked about work he is conducting with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory on an Interplanetary […]