Archive for October, 2002

Squonk Opera Comes to George Mason Tomorrow

Posted: October 29, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Squonk delivers a “musical frolic that’s meant to confront and shake up the senses,” according to the New York Times. Since their 1992 debut at Pittsburgh’s Bloomfield Bridge Tavern, Squonk, a five-person, unconventional opera company led by artistic director Steve O’Hearn and musical director Jackie Dempsey, has been conjuring up performances filled with intense images […]

ASCB Official Appointed to New Krasnow Advisory Board

Posted: October 29, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Robin Herron Elizabeth Marincola, executive director of the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) based in Bethesda, Md., has been appointed to the Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study Advisory Board. In announcing the appointment, Krasnow Director Jim Olds said, “Ms. Marincola will complement the expertise of the board while at the same time increasing […]

Faculty, Staff Eat for Reduced Price at Ciao Hall Today

Posted: October 29, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

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.

Earley Joins GSE as Director of New Education Policy Center

Posted: October 29, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Elena Barbre Penelope (Penny) Earley joined the Graduate School of Education (GSE) last month from her post as vice president of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education to direct the school’s new Center for Education Policy. The center’s focus will be different than that of a typical education policy center, says Earley, […]

FAQ: Why Is George Mason Apparel Hard to Find at Stores?

Posted: October 28, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

This frequently asked questions column appears in the Daily Gazette every Monday. All questions originate from the green comment boxes located throughout the university, or are items brought to the attention of the Quality of Work Life Committee. Answers are supplied by the appropriate academic unit, department, or office. One question is answered per week. […]

Symphony Orchestra to Perform An American Tribute

Posted: October 28, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The George Mason Symphony Orchestra performs An American Tribute tomorrow at 8 p.m. in the Concert Hall. Conducted by Anthony Maiello, the concert features Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring and John Williams’ The Cowboys Overture. Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for students and seniors. Fifty free tickets are available for George Mason students. For more […]

Patriots’ Butler, Wyatt out with Injuries; Franklin Leaves Team

Posted: October 28, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason men’s basketball will be without the services of two of its players for the beginning of the season, and a third player is leaving the team. Sophomores Lamar Butler and Colin Wyatt have sustained offseason injuries that will sideline them for at least the first two months, and Dereck Franklin has announced that […]

Bond Yard Signs Available

Posted: October 28, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

If you would like to post a yard sign supporting the Nov. 5 education and parks bonds, they are available in Mason Hall, Room D217, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every weekday, and from the Johnson Center Information Desk from 7 a.m. to 2 a.m. every weekday. You may also take multiple signs and […]

Ukrainian Visitors Learn Conflict Resolution Emphasis at ICAR

Posted: October 28, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Fran Rensbarger Ten students from the Ukraine’s National Taurida Vernadsky University (NTVU) and professor Carina Korostelina attended a belated summer institute at the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (ICAR), Oct. 17-27. The collaborative project, part of a three-year partnership between ICAR and NTVU, is funded by the U.S. Department of State Newly Independent […]

This Week in the News…

Posted: October 25, 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, Oct. 18, Washington Post Bush Slow to Fill Top Federal Posts “All of this matters because the longer such political executive positions go without permanent occupants, the greater the risk that agencies will lack direction and fail to vigorously pursue […]