Archive for February, 2003

Picture This…

Posted: February 28, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Photo of Homecoming
More than 75 faculty members coordinated a teach-in yesterday on the possible war with Iraq.

Sesno Hosts Insider Look at Homeland Security Secretary Ridge

Posted: February 28, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Frank Sesno, professor of communications and public policy, provides an inside glimpse of Tom Ridge, new secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, tomorrow from 8 to 9 p.m. on the History Channel.

This Week in the News…

Posted: February 28, 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:

This Month in the Community…

Posted: February 28, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are members of the George Mason community who made presentations to community groups in February as part of the University Speakers Bureau. For more information on participating in the Speakers Bureau, call (703) 993-8693.

Center for the Arts Is a Stop on EOS Orchestra’s First National Tour

Posted: February 28, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Artistic Director Jonathan Sheffer leads the Eos Orchestra tomorrow at 8 p.m. at the Center for the Arts as part of the Magnificent Music series of “Great Performances at Mason.”

Klimoski Named to Stevie Award Board of Judges and Advisors

Posted: February 28, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

School of Management Dean Richard Klimoski joins Rich Karlgaard, publisher of Forbes Magazine, Donald Trump, and 23 other business leaders on the American Business Awards Board of Judges and Advisors, which was established in 2002 by George Mason alumnus Michael Gallagher, M.B.A. ’94.

Discussion Explores the World of Transnational Organized Crime

Posted: February 28, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Fran Rensbarger
On Monday evening, the Office of the Provost will host “Economic Globalization, Corruption, and Crime: Conceptual Frameworks,” a discussion of transnational crime. The free event is held at 7:30 p.m. in Harris Theatre.

Post-Homecoming Event Held at Arlington Campus Today

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

The Arlington Campus hosts a post-Homecoming event today at 3:30 p.m. in the new student lounge on the first floor of the Original Building. The Slam-Dunk Post-Homecoming Gathering, funded by Student Activities, is a celebration of George Mason spirit.

Lecture Looks into the Role of Culture in Peace and Conflict

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

By Fran Rensbarger
Ayse Kadayifci will analyze the role of culture and religion, both as a perpetuator of conflict and as a resource for peace and conflict resolution, at the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (ICAR) weekly brown bag lecture today from noon to 1:30 p.m.

CEIE Sponsors Seminar on Transportation Security

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

The Department of Civil, Environmental, and Infrastructure Engineering is sponsoring a seminar, “National Academies’ Committee on Science and Technology to Counter Terrorism,” tonight at 7:20 p.m. in Mason Hall, Rooms D3A and B.