Archive for July, 2002

Picture This…

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

A representative from the office of the Secretary of the Army recognizes officers from the University Police Department for their volunteer efforts at the Pentagon in the aftermath of Sept. 11. Sgt. Donald Doggett is shown receiving the plaque for the department, and individual thank-you medallions were presented to him and officers Michael Hayden, Paul […]

Kirkland Named to Domestic Violence Advisory Council

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

Virginia Attorney General Jerry Kilgore has announced the formation of an Advisory Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault that includes Connie Kirkland, coordinator of Sexual Assault Services. The advisory council is composed of domestic violence survivors and representatives from the General Assembly, criminal justice community, victim assistance organizations, the private sector, the health care […]

Rassam Named Women’s Rowing Coach

Posted: July 18, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Paul Rassam has been named the head coach for women’s rowing at George Mason. He had been named the interim head coach of the team in April 2002 when head coach Elena Bratichko was reassigned within the Athletic Department. Rassam had been the team’s assistant coach since November 2000. “I’m very excited about the future […]

ESP Sponsors Postgraduate Scholarship Panel

Posted: July 18, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason will be the site of the Symposium Application Review Panel for the Dissertations Symposium for the Advancement of Coastal, Estuarine, and Great Lakes Research (DIACES) on Friday, July 19. The panel, hosted by the university’s Environmental Science and Policy (ESP) Department, will bring together aquatic scientists from institutions in the United States and […]

Robert Templin Named New NVCC President

Posted: July 18, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Robert Templin Jr., former president of the Center for Innovative Technology, has been named the new president of Northern Virginia Community College, effective Aug. 27. Templin, who has served 16 years in Virginia’s community college system, including eight years as president of Thomas Nelson Community College and eight years as dean of instruction at Piedmont […]

Extremophile Research Seminar Deadline Is Today

Posted: July 17, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

On July 22, the Professional Training and Education program in the School of Computational Sciences, and the University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute’s Center of Marine Biotechnology (CMB), will offer a one-day symposium on a group of microorganisms, “Extremophile Research: Theory and Techniques.” The event is held at the CMB in Baltimore, Md., from 8:15 a.m. […]

Terrorism Seminar Explores Local Policing Issues

Posted: July 17, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Patty Snellings In the aftermath of the tragedies of Sept. 11, nearly 20,000 police departments nationwide are scrambling to figure out how to prepare for and cope with another horrific terrorist attack. Edward Maguire, associate professor in the Administration of Justice program, hopes to spark intellectual debates on these controversial issues in his Terrorism […]

Georgetown Technologist to Discuss Middleware Initiative

Posted: July 16, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Michael Gettes, the principal technologist at Georgetown University, will give two presentations at George Mason on Tuesday, July 23, in the Johnson Center Assembly Room A. In the first session, he will discuss the National Science Foundation Middleware Initiative and the impact for higher education institutions; and in the second session, Gettes will focus on […]

Fall Seminar Series Will Address Bioterrorism

Posted: July 16, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Lynn Burke This fall, the threat of biological weapons and the medical defenses against such weapons will be the focus of a seminar series sponsored by the Biology Department and the Center for Biodefense at George Mason and offered through the university’s Office of Continuing Professional Education. The series will run on Thursday evenings, […]

Shimer Leads Patriots in Baseball Summer Leagues

Posted: July 15, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Nick Shimer is having an outstanding summer, leading 17 George Mason baseball players as they compete in various summer leagues across the nation. A rising junior at George Mason, infielder/outfielder Shimer is batting .325 with 5 doubles and 12 runs batted in for the Schenectady (N.Y.) Mohawks in the Northeast Collegiate Baseball League (NCBL). He […]