Archive for August, 2002

This Week in the News…

August 30, 2002

Following are highlights of national news coverage George Mason received during the past week: Saturday, August 24, New York Times The Secular Society Gets Religion “Hugh Heclo, a professor of public affairs at George Mason University, points out that it was only in the 20th century that religion increasingly became a private matter…. His research, […]

This Month in the Community…

August 30, 2002

Following are members of the George Mason community who made presentations to community groups in August as part of the University Speakers Bureau. For more information on participating in the Speakers Bureau, call x38693. Aug. 11–Martin Cohen, History and Art History, presented “American History on Film” for the Jewish Community Center 55+ Singles. Aug. 23–Anita […]

Mason Opens Volleyball Season by Hosting Patriot Invitational

August 30, 2002

The George Mason women’s volleyball team opens its 2002 season at home with the annual Doubletree/Brion’s Grille/Patriot Invitational today and tomorrow in the John Linn Memorial Gymnasium. Scheduled to appear in the weekend tournament along with George Mason are Georgia Tech, Villanova, Rice, and preseason nationally ranked Northern Iowa. The tournament begins at 11 a.m. […]

Hugh Heclo Honored with Prestigious Award

August 30, 2002

Hugh Heclo, Robinson Professor of Public Affairs, has been named the 2002 John Gaus Award recipient and the John Gaus Distinguished Lecturer by the American Political Science Association. He will deliver the 17th Gaus Lecture today in Boston. The John Gaus Award honors a lifetime of exemplary scholarship in the joint tradition of political science […]

Mason To Host National Law Fitness Competition

August 30, 2002

George Mason and its National Center for Public Safety Fitness will host the first annual LawFit Trooper Challenge to be held in the Field House, Sept. 5-6. Teams of male and female law enforcement officers from states throughout the country will be participating in this first-of-its-kind event. Organized by David Bever, director of the national […]

Patriot Women Third, Men Sixth in CAA Preseason Soccer Polls

August 29, 2002

The George Mason women’s soccer team has been selected to finish third in the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) this season, while the men have been selected sixth in CAA preseason polls. Choices were made by the league’s 10 head coaches in each of the sports, and coaches could not vote for their own team. The […]

Catalogs Available through University Publications

August 29, 2002

The 2002-03 catalogs are now available. To request delivery to your department or office send a memo via fax to “Catalog Request-University Publications” at x38784. Do not contact Central Receiving. The memo should include: Recipient’s name Department’s name Building and room number Number of boxes requested (each box holds 24 catalogs) In previous years, requests […]

Three Law Professors Ranked among Most Cited in United States

August 29, 2002

The 2002-03 New Educational Quality Ranking (EQR) of U.S. Law Schools ranks three George Mason law professors among the most cited in the country. Professors David Bernstein and Maxwell Stearns rank respectively 36th and 47th among the 50 most cited law faculty who have entered teaching since 1992. Professor Ronald Rotunda ranks 11th among the […]

IT&E Professors Win Lifetime Achievement Awards

August 29, 2002

By Robin Herron Two professors in the School of Information Technology and Engineering (IT&E) were honored over the summer for lifetime achievements in their respective professions. Andrew Sage, First American Bank of Virginia Professor of Information Technology and Founding Dean Emeritus of IT&E, received the 2002 Pioneer Award from the International Council on Systems Engineering […]

CFA Changes Student Ticket Policy

August 28, 2002

The Center for the Arts will no longer hold a Student Ticket Day as it has in the past, but all full-time students are eligible for free student tickets. Full-time students are undergraduates who are carrying nine paid credit hours per semester and graduates who are carrying six paid credits. Students must bring their valid […]