Archive for April, 2002

PAVE 5K Held Sunday

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

The fourth annual George Mason “Patriot Anti-Violence Education (PAVE) 5K Fun Run/Walk” will be held on Sunday beginning at 10 a.m. around Patriot Circle. Entry or sponsorship is $25 per person, $10 for George Mason students. Registration starts at the Patriot Center at 9 a.m. All proceeds will be donated to the Aimee Willard Endowed […]

Olympians Visit Fairfax Campus Today

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

By Joseph J. Urban, III Mike Kohn, a George Mason alumnus and bronze medal-winning bobsledder, is speaking and signing autographs today with other Olympians from the 2002 Winter Olympics. They will be in the Johnson Center Bistro from 11 a.m. to noon. The event is free and open to the university community. Kohn and the […]

Techventure Partnership Moves to Fairfax Campus, Extends Services

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

By Elena Barbre Techventure Partnership, a joint program of the Mason Enterprise Center and the Virginia Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) that helps early-stage technology entrepreneurs build their companies, has added a new category of clients–students and faculty members who conceptualize technology businesses in the academic environment. To accommodate this new area of growth, the […]

Mason Day Features Music on Quad

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

Today is the 37th Annual Mason Day, with music and activities beginning at 11 a.m. on the Quad. Common with DJ Dummy, and artist Alana Davis headline the list of bands. Local groups include Ceylon, Latchkey, Opus, Akoben, and Boogiehawg.

Mason Community Participates in Victims’ Rights Walk Today

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

The sixth annual Fitness Run/Walk is held today with all proceeds going to the Rape Aggression Defense program in order to continue offering quality self-defense classes to the George Mason community. Faculty, staff, and students will begin the two-mile run/walk at noon at the Police headquarters in Lot C, and continue around Patriot Circle. President […]

SOM Reception Highlights Mason as Global University

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

By Michelle Nery The School of Management (SOM), led by Jim Harvey, associate dean for Undergraduate Studies, hosted an international student reception last week in Enterprise Hall to recognize SOM students who represent nearly 55 countries. Yehuda Lukacs, associate provost for Global Education, spoke about the increase in the population of international students and faculty […]

Men’s Volleyball Team Advances to EIVA Semifinals

Posted: April 24, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Junior Art Kulans posted 10 kills, a match-high eight digs, and three blocks to lead the third-seeded George Mason men’s volleyball team over sixth-seeded Juniata, 3-0 (30-23, 30-23, 30-26), in the quarterfinals of the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (EIVA) Tournament. The Patriots improved to 16-9 and advanced to the EIVA semifinals, where they will take […]

ICAR Lecture Analyzes Resolution Readiness

Posted: April 24, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Fran Rensbarger Dean G. Pruitt, visiting scholar at the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (ICAR) will present this week’s Brown Bag Lecture, “Ripeness for Conflict Resolution: Is It a Useful Concept?” The lecture is held today at noon. Pruitt, distinguished professor emeritus at the University of Buffalo, The State University of New York, […]

Patriot Center Hosts Business Showcase Tomorrow

Posted: April 24, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Central Fairfax Chamber of Commerce promotes its better businesses at the Patriot Center tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year the chamber will be joined by the Alexandria, Annandale, Greater Falls Church, and Vienna-Tyson’s Regional Chambers of Commerce representing a broad cross-section of Northern Virginia’s businesses. Billed as a business-to-business show, the […]

Faculty Members Honored for Outstanding Teaching

Posted: April 24, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Five faculty members have been selected as 2002 George Mason University Teaching Excellence Award recipients. They are: Peter Denning, Computer Science Kimberly Eby, New Century College Michael Randy Gabel, New Century College and Mathematical Sciences Marjory Hall Haley, Graduate School of Education James Lepore, Dance Each winner will receive a $2,000 award, plus travel support […]