Archive for September, 2002

VGEA Meetings to Be Held on Each Campus

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

The Staff Senate invites the university community to attend the annual Virginia Governmental Employees Association presentation on the budget as well as other issues of concern to state employees. In addition, Tom Hennessey, chief of staff to the president, and Helen Ackerman, vice president of University Relations, will give a presentation on the November bond […]

Patriot Soccer Ranked Regionally and Nationally

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

The George Mason men’s and women’s soccer teams are well represented in conference, regional, and national statistics and polls this week. On the men’s side, the Patriots are ranked 12th in the nation for team goals-against average at 0.56 and their winning percentage of .900 ties for 14th in the country. At 4-0-1, George Mason […]

Arlington Campus Hosts Area Restaurants Tomorrow

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

George Mason’s Arlington Campus will be hosting area restaurants tomorrow from 4 to 6 p.m. Festivities include free samples from such restaurants as Whitlow’s on Wilson and Mexicali Blues. Coupons will also be available. “This event emphasizes the relationship the university has built with the community, showing that the local businesses support George Mason and […]

George Mason Web Site Gets Renovation this Week

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

On Thursday, Sept. 26, the George Mason web site will feature a new top page. The page has been redesigned to make the page accessible for all users and to enable a clear understanding of the web content with user-friendly navigation. In 1998, Congress amended the Rehabilitation Act to include Section 508, which requires government […]

MSNBC’s Hardball Coming to George Mason

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

MSNBC’s political talk show Hardball is coming to George Mason. The program, hosted by Chris Matthews, will be telecast live on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at 9 p.m. in the Concert Hall. House Majority Leader Dick Armey (R-Texas) will be the guest. After the telecast, the show will culminate in a one-on-one rapid-fire question and answer […]

This Week in the News…

Posted: September 20, 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: Friday, Sept. 13, Harrisburg Patriot Digital Archive Documents 9/11 Experience “Visitors to the [Smithsonian] exhibit, which opened yesterday and closes Jan. 11, 2003, will be able to record their stories for the digital archive, a joint project of the Center for […]

Music Department Presents Piano Recital

Posted: September 20, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Music Department presents the Jean Carrington Cook Piano Scholarship Recital Sunday at 3 p.m. in Harris Theatre. The annual event, in memory of Cook, features Cook Piano Scholarship recipients Caroline Stanly, Ina Mirtcheva, Christine Young Suk Brown, and Mei-Chung Wang, and distinguished George Mason faculty pianists Linda Apple Monson and Anna Balakerskaia. Tickets are […]

Jeffrey Siegel Returns to the Concert Hall Sunday

Posted: September 20, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

American pianist Jeffrey Siegel has been soloist with the world’s great orchestras. In addition to his solo appearances, he presents Keyboard Conversations, a unique concert plus commentary format in which he speaks to the audience about the music before performing each work in its entirety. Now, ushering in his 10th season of Keyboard Conversations at […]

Professor Receives Bechtel and NSF Grants for Distributed Work Research

Posted: September 20, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Greg Guenthner Associate professor of management Catherine Cramton recently received $250,000 from the Bechtel Foundation for her research proposal, “Subgroup Fault Lines in Distributed International Teams: The Impact on Cross-National Learning and Team Effectiveness.” Cramton developed the proposal with Pamela Hinds, a professor in the Department of Management Science and Engineering at Stanford University. […]

Mason Budget Situation Dominates BOV Meeting

Posted: September 20, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Though not an action item, the state budget crisis and its possible impact on George Mason dominated the Sept. 19 Board of Visitors (BOV) meeting. President Alan Merten shared his concern with the situation and anger at the potential “damage” it will do to the overall effectiveness of the university. He anticipates that George Mason […]