Archive for July, 2002

This Month in the Community…

July 31, 2002

Following are members of the George Mason community who made presentations to community groups in July as part of the University Speakers Bureau. For more information on participating in the Speakers Bureau, call x38693. July 2–Rich Rubenstein, Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, presented “Science Versus Religion” at the Center for Peace Education conference. July […]

Men’s Basketball Team Hires New Assistant Coach

July 31, 2002

Men’s basketball head coach Jim Larranaga announced Eric Konkol has been named a full-time assistant on his coaching staff. Konkol, 25, comes to George Mason after serving one year as a graduate administrative assistant with Buzz Peterson’s staff at the University of Tennessee. With the Volunteers, Konkol assisted in film breakdown and statistical analysis of […]

GSE Professors Receive Grants for Innovative Programs

July 31, 2002

By Emily Moscato Two Graduate School of Education (GSE) professors received a combined total of $129,655 in grants for professional development programs from the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. The Math Bridges Project, a program designed to educate and support mathematics teachers, and the New Science Teacher Support Program, created to help new […]

Patriots Anounce 2002 Men’s Soccer Recruits

July 30, 2002

George Mason men’s soccer head coach Fran O’Leary has announced nine recruits will join the Patriots for the 2002 season. Among the new players are three from Northern Virginia and another from Maryland. Midfielder Kyle Hansen, a Centreville High School graduate and a first-team All-Metropolitan Washington selection by the Washington Post, is among the local […]

Stephen Greenfeld Named New Advising Director

July 30, 2002

By Fran Rensbarger Stephen Greenfeld has been selected as director of the new Office of Student Academic Affairs and Advising. The office results from the merger of the Offices of Academic Support and Advising Services and Student Academic Affairs. Greenfeld begins work on Aug. 26. “Along with impressive academic credentials and experience, Dr. Greenfeld has […]

Merten to Chair CIT Search Committee

July 29, 2002

George Mason President Alan Merten has been named to chair the search committee that will select a new president of the Center for Innovative Technology. The announcement was made by Paul Brubaker, chair of CIT’s board of directors. Anne Armstrong has served as CIT’s president since 1999. Her resignation is effective July 31. Virginia Secretary […]

Paras Kaul Featured in Sonic Circuits Festival

July 29, 2002

By Robin Herron Paras Kaul, electronic publications coordinator in University Publications, will present her new work, “Peace Streams,” during the Sonic Circuits Festival of Electronic Art sponsored by the Washington, D.C., chapter of the American Composers Forum. Kaul will join other electronic artists in two free concerts, one at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage in […]

Recent State Budget Predictions Too Optimistic

July 26, 2002

By Jeremy Lasich Gov. Mark Warner has announced that general fund revenue collections for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2002, fell $237 million short of the forecast for the year, and that shortfall will have an impact on the appropriations in the 2002-04 biennial budget. Thus, previous forecasts for FY 2003 and 2004 are […]

This Week in the News…

July 26, 2002

Following are highlights of national news coverage George Mason received during the past week: Friday, July 19, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Austin American-Statesman Military May Get Freer Hand in U.S.: Bush Seeks Review of 1878 “Eugene Visco, who teaches a graduate course at Virginia’s George Mason University on military actions other than waging war, said he believes […]

Doris Bitler Earns Outstanding Supervisor Award

July 26, 2002

Doris Bitler, associate dean of undergraduate student academic affairs for the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), is the first recipient of the Staff Senate’s Outstanding Supervisor Award. She will be honored during the Outstanding Achievement Awards ceremony on Aug. 30. The award honors a supervisor who creates a pleasant and productive work environment for […]