Archive for January, 2003

$1 Million Endows Professorship at George Mason

Posted: January 27, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Daniel Walsch
A $1 million commitment to the School of Law from the National Rifle Association Foundation will create and endow the Patrick Henry Professorship of Constitutional Law and the Second Amendment. This new position will be filled by Nelson Lund, professor of law and nationally recognized expert on constitutional law.

This Week in the News…

Posted: January 24, 2003 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:

Jeffrey Siegel’s Keyboard Conversations Targets the Young at Heart

Posted: January 24, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Pianist Jeffrey Siegel, known for his immensely popular series of concerts with commentary, “Keyboard Conversations,” presents a special conversation aimed at the young members of the audience, and those who fondly remember the music of childhood. Music for the Young and Young at Heart is presented on Sunday, Jan. 26, at 2 p.m. at the Concert Hall.

Vernon Smith to Speak at Titans of Technology Breakfast

Posted: January 24, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Join the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) at its January Titans of Technology Breakfast, where Vernon Smith, winner of the 2002 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences and professor of law and economics, will discuss the applications of his economic research for the future of the technology sector.

George Mason Hosts Annual RA Conference this Weekend

Posted: January 24, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Jeremy Lasich
George Mason will be host to approximately 170 student leaders from across Virginia tomorrow when it hosts the 2003 Virginia RA Conference. It is the first time the university has hosted the event. “Discovering the World Within Your Community” is this year’s theme.

Student Activities Announces Cinema Schedule

Posted: January 23, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Members of the George Mason community interested in viewing some of the top movies from Hollywood will have the opportunity to do so beginning Jan. 23. The Student Activities office has announced the spring schedule for the Johnson Center Cinema.

Lecture Features U.N. Worker’s Life on the West Bank

Posted: January 23, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Fran Rensbarger
The Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (ICAR) begins the second semester brown bag lecture series today with a third-party view of life on the West Bank.

CVPA Professor Performs at International Music Festival

Posted: January 23, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Cheryl Nalbach
For two weeks last September, Patricia Miller, professor of music and Artist in Residence in the College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA), exchanged music and culture with musicians from around the world at the International Music Festival in Kiev, Ukraine.

Center for the Arts Begins Year Tomorrow with Sing Down the Moon

Posted: January 22, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Sing Down the Moon by Mary Hall Surface and David Maddox is a magical, musical retelling of traditional Appalachian “wonder tales.” It is performed at the Concert Hall tomorrow at 7 p.m., Friday, Jan. 24, at 7 p.m., and Saturday, Jan. 25, at 2 and 7 p.m.

Conference Forecasts Greater Washington Economy

Posted: January 22, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Amy Biderman
The Center for Regional Analysis hosts “Forecasting the Greater Washington Economy: 2003” tomorrow from 8:30 a.m. to noon in the Johnson Center’s Dewberry Hall. The 11th annual conference features a panel of business leaders, researchers, and strategic thinkers offering analysis of current economic trends and their impact on the region’s core industries.