Archive for December, 2002

Chanticleer Performs A Chanticleer Christmas Tomorrow

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

Grammy Award-winning vocal ensemble Chanticleer celebrates its 25th season with concerts across the United States, two European tours, and the release of its 25th CD. The Center for the Arts welcomes back this group of 12 singers for their annual program of sacred and holiday music. The concert begins at 8 p.m. tomorrow, and a pre-performance discussion is held on the Grand Tier of the Concert Hall at 7:15 p.m.

ICAR Lecture Highlights Latin American Diversity

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

By Fran Rensbarger
Visiting scholar Denise Shomaly’s brown bag lecture, snowed out last Thursday, will be held today at the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (ICAR). She focuses on Latin America and her native Chile.

Art King Earns Award for Exceptional Leadership

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

By Ashleigh Puryear
The Southern Association for College Student Affairs (SACSA) has selected Ian “Art” King as the recipient of the Bobby E. Leach Award, given for exceptional leadership in advocating a multicultural campus environment.

Honor Committee Releases Annual Report; Student Violations Increase

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

By Dan Walsch
The total number of reported cases of plagiarism and cheating among George Mason’s students increased between the 2000-01 and 2001-02 academic year, according to a new report issued by the university’s Honor Committee.

Statistical Analysis Affirms Larranaga’s Coaching Style

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

By Robin Herron

Photo of Cliff Sutton

Men’s basketball head coach Jim Larranaga typically does a postseason analysis every spring, and every spring he considers whether he should change anything in his approach to coaching. This year, he decided to rely on some hard data, and he turned to the School of Information Technology and Engineering for help.

Music Department Presents Faculty Recital Today

Posted: December 10, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Music Department presents a faculty recital tonight at 8 p.m. in the Harris Theatre. Peter Haase, violin, and Anna Balakerskaia, piano, will perform an evening of sonatas for violin and piano.

George Mason Faculty Members Share Martial Arts Skills with Students

Posted: December 10, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Patty Snellings
Higher education research indicates that faculty-student interaction may favorably impact the quality of student life and learning outcomes at colleges and universities. But two professors at the Prince William Campus didn’t have that research in mind when they started getting physical with students.

Warner Announces Antiterrorism, Security Legislation at George Mason Press Conference

Posted: December 10, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Daniel Walsch
At a press conference held at George Mason’s Arlington Campus yesterday, Gov. Mark Warner unveiled a series of proposals he will soon be making to the General Assembly on ways to help Virginia prepare for and respond to terrorist attacks and other emergencies and disasters.

Vernon Smith Receives Nobel Prize Today

Posted: December 10, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Daniel Walsch
Vernon Smith, professor of law and economics at George Mason, will formally be awarded the 2002 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in ceremonies today at Stockholm University. The ceremony can been seen at 10:30 a.m. (4:30 p.m. in Stockholm) at www.nobel.se.

Hines, O’Hara Named to All-Region Soccer Teams

Posted: December 9, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason goalkeepers senior Naomi Hines and sophomore John O’Hara have each been honored with inclusion on their respective all-region soccer teams. Each team was selected by voting through the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.