Archive for October, 2002

This Month in the Community…

October 31, 2002

Following are members of the George Mason community who made presentations to community groups in October as part of the University Speakers Bureau. For more information on participating in the Speakers Bureau, call (703) 993-8693. Oct. 1–Stanley Taylor, Arlington Campus associate vice president, presented “The General Obligation Bond for Higher Education Construction” for the Arlington […]

ICAR Lecture Confronts Conflicting Governmental Roles

October 31, 2002

By Fran Rensbarger This week’s brown bag lecture at the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (ICAR) features Janine Wedel, associate professor in the School of Public Policy and a fellow at the National Institute of Justice in Washington, D.C. At noon, she will explore “Conflicting Roles and Social Networks: Governance, Corruption, and Accountability.” Wedel […]

Faculty, Staff Eat for Reduced Price at Ciao Hall Today

October 31, 2002

Faculty and staff members eat for $3 today at Ciao Hall, located in SUB II. Lunch is served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Remember to bring your university ID. The menu is online at the Dining Services web site. For more information, call Jeff Curran at (703) 993-3407.

Margaret Howell Remembered Tomorrow

October 31, 2002

A celebration of the life of Margaret Howell will be held tomorrow from 9 to 10 a.m. in the Johnson Center Dewberry Hall. Howell worked as part of the George Mason community for 20 years and recently passed away due to cancer. Because she touched the hearts of many, this will be a time to […]

Rita Carty Named CNHS Dean Emerita

October 31, 2002

October has been a big month for Rita Carty, College of Nursing and Health Science (CNHS).

University of Toledo Guard Transfers to George Mason

October 30, 2002

George Mason men’s basketball Head Coach Jim Larranaga has announced former University of Toledo guard Terry Reynolds will transfer to George Mason. Due to NCAA regulations, Reynolds will sit out the 2002-03 season and have two years of eligibility with the Patriots, beginning in 2003-04. A 5-9, 170-pound native of Nashville, Tenn., Reynolds graduated from […]

Nutter Appointed to Transportation Accountability Committee

October 30, 2002

By Tara Laskowski Sarah Nutter, associate professor in the School of Management, has been appointed to the Northern Virginia Transportation Accountability Committee. The committee, chaired by William Coleman Jr., former U.S. secretary of transportation, will help insure that the regional funds, if approved by voters through the transportation bond referendum, will be used solely for […]

Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign Continues through Dec. 2

October 30, 2002

In the next week, all George Mason faculty and staff will receive a special communication from President Alan Merten urging participation in the 2002 Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign (CVC). Last year, through the support of state employees, the campaign generated more than $3.4 million to aid programs sponsored by the CVC. This year, tough economic […]

Georgetown Joins Regional Library Consortium

October 30, 2002

By Fran Rensbarger The George Mason community has access to the 1.6 million volumes of the Georgetown University Library now that the institution has joined the Washington Research Library Consortium (WRLC), a regional organization that allows member institutions to share library resources across university boundaries. “We are delighted to have Georgetown participate in WRLC,” says […]

American Association of University Professors on Fairfax Campus Today

October 29, 2002

The George Mason chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) hosts “A Dialogue on University Governance: The Role of Trustees and the Role of Faculty,” today at 2 p.m in the SUB II Ballroom. Speakers include Edwin Meese III, George Mason Board of Visitors rector, and Muriel Poston, AAUP. The 90-minute program includes […]