Archive for January, 2003

Professor Investigating Earth’s Clouds, Global Climate

January 29, 2003

Michael Summers, a professor in the School of Computational Sciences and Deptartment of Physics and Astronomy, is a co-investigator on a recently selected NASA satellite mission to explore Earth’s highest clouds and their connection to global climate.

Former Congressmen Roemer, Watts Join Mercatus Center

January 29, 2003

By Amy Biderman
Two former members of Congress have joined the Mercatus Center, a nonprofit research and educational institution dedicated to improving public policy outcomes. Tim Roemer (D-Ind.) is a Distinguished Scholar and J.C. Watts (R-Okla.) is a Distinguished Senior Fellow.

Prince William Campus Holds Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

January 28, 2003

“Remember, Celebrate, Act: The Global Vision of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.” is presented at the Prince William Campus today. President Alan Merten opens the program at 11:30 a.m. in the Verizon Auditorium.

Faculty Recital Held Tonight

January 28, 2003

The Music Department presents a faculty recital tonight at 8 p.m. in the Harris Theatre.

Banner Ombudsman Sessions Offered

January 28, 2003

Does the new Banner System have you down? Are the electronic time sheets a mystery? Do you need financial information but just can’t seem to get to it easily?

Systems Administrators Invited to Inaugural SALT Meeting

January 28, 2003

By Fran Rensbarger
All system administrators–those responsible for maintaining and configuring the computer systems and software for a department or unit–are invited to come to the first quarterly Systems Administrator Leadership Team (SALT) meeting tomorrow.

Two Centers Join Forces to Connect Colleagues

January 28, 2003

By Michelle Nery
For the last year and a half, the Center for Teaching Excellence and the Instructional Resource Center (IRC) have hosted faculty showcases on a variety of topics connected by the theme of using technology to enhance education. The workshops give faculty and staff the opportunity to use their expertise to help their colleagues in the day-to-day challenges of work life.

Wizards Tickets Available for $5

January 27, 2003

The George Mason community now has the chance to see Michael Jordan in his last season for only $5.

Homecoming Door Decorating Contest Deadline is Friday

January 27, 2003

The George Mason Homecoming Committee is encouraging the university community to participate in the office/door decorating contest. The deadline to sign up is Friday, Jan. 31.

Krasnow Institute Offers Monday Seminars

January 27, 2003

By Robin Herron
The Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study will lead off its spring seminar series today with a presentation by Barry Komisaruk, Psychology Department, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, speaking on “Neural Activity Correlates of Sexual Behavior and Analgesia in Females.”