Archive for April, 2002

FAQ: Why Aren’t There Designated Smoking Areas on Campus

Posted: April 23, 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. […]

Kellar Institute Solicits Papers for Assistive Technology Conference

Posted: April 23, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The TAM-Kellar Conference 2003, cosponsored by the Technology and Media Division of the Council for Exceptional Children and the Graduate School of Education’s Kellar Institute for Human disAbilities, is soliciting papers that focus on current research, innovative developments, and practical experience in the field of assistive technology. “Capitalizing on Best Practices: The 20th Annual Conference […]

Olympians Come to Fairfax Campus

Posted: April 23, 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, will be at the Fairfax Campus to speak and sign autographs with other Olympians from the 2002 Winter Olympics. They will be in the Johnson Center Bistro on Friday, April 26, from 11 a.m. to noon. The event is free […]

James Van Doren Named Officer of the Year

Posted: April 23, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Patty Snellings Master Police Officer James E. Van Doren has been recognized by the University Police Department as its Officer of the Year. Currently assigned to the Prince William Campus, he has been at George Mason since 1995, following eight years as a military police officer in the Army. “I am happy and surprised […]

Kulans Named EIVA Player of the Week

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

George Mason men’s volleyball player Art Kulans has been named the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (EIVA) Division I Player of the Week for the second time this season. This is the seventh time a George Mason player has earned the honor in the 10 weeks the conference has been awarding it. Kulans joins three-time honoree […]

Panel Probes Problem of Religion in China

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

By Fran Rensbarger Why is religion viewed as a problem in China? How will China’s policies toward religious freedom impact relations with the United States? A panel of George Mason professors will discuss these questions and other related topics today at “Religion and the State of China: Conflict or Cooperation?” Free and open to the […]

Mason Week Begins Today

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

By Kiley Cogis Mason Week, April 22-26, kicks off today with an Earth Day Celebration at the Johnson Center North Plaza from 1 to 5 p.m. A variety of bands are scheduled to perform, and free food and beverages will be served. Jammy Jam begins at 9 p.m. in the Johnson Center Bistro where participants […]

PAVE 5K Highlights Victims’ Rights Week

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

The Northern Virginia Victims’ Rights Candlelight Vigil last night at the Sheraton in Crystal City kicked off activities for Victims’ Rights Week, April 21-27. A brown bag lunch, a run/walk around Patriot Circle, and a 5K race highlight the rest of the week. A kiosk will also be set up in the Johnson Center today […]

This Week in the News…

Posted: April 19, 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: Monday, April 15, Seattle Times Pressure Expected on States’ Standing; Microsoft Case “But if [Kollar-Kotelly] finds the public interest is served, some antitrust experts expect she also will conclude that antitrust law bars her from taking any additional steps against Microsoft. […]

Young Named to All-Virginia Team

Posted: April 19, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The awards continue to roll in for the men’s basketball team with Jesse Young’s selection to the All-Virginia University Division second team in voting by the Virginia Sports Information Directors. Young earlier earned first-team All-Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) honors and was selected as the CAA Most Valuable Player by CollegeInsider.com. Young was George Mason’s statistical […]