Archive for March, 2003

The Academy of Ancient Music Performs in Concert Hall Sunday

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

The Concert Hall on Sunday is the setting for an evening of sublime interpretations of the masterworks of Georg Frederic Handel, Heinrich Biber, Pietro Locatelli and Antonio Vivaldi. Called “the first modern superstar of the baroque violin” by the San Francisco Examiner, Andrew Manze leads this ensemble praised the world over for its technical virtuosity and purity of interpretation.

President Merten Gives Spring Faculty Address

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

By Daniel Walsch
“Despite the difficult and unusual times in which we live right now, George Mason continues to move ahead,” President Alan Merten said yesterday in remarks to faculty and staff at his annual spring address in the Johnson Center.

What Are the Origins of Anti-Western Attitudes?

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

By Fran Rensbarger
This week’s brown bag lecture at the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution is an opportunity to look into the history of anti-Western attitudes in Asia and Islam.

Film and Media Studies Presents Special Screening of Tully

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

The Film and Media Studies program is holding a special screening tonight at 6 and 9 p.m. of the new independent film Tully. It’s a quietly moving story about a father-son relationship in rural Nebraska, told by a female first-time director, Hilary Birmingham, who also wrote the script.

Provost to Discuss Promotion and Tenure

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

Provost Peter Stearns hosts a faculty forum on Thursday, April 3, from 3 to 4 p.m. in Mason Hall, Room D3. Stearns will lead a discussion for all full-time faculty members regarding the criteria for tenure and promotion at George Mason. Questions, which will be answered after the discussion, may be submitted in advance to […]

Town Meeting Held Today on Emergency Preparedness and Safety Issues

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

The George Mason community is invited to attend an informational meeting to address emergency preparation and safety-related issues at George Mason. Speakers include Michael Lynch, police chief, and George Ginovsky, assistant chief of police, as well as Keith Bushey, chief safety officer, and Jay Cullen, emergency plans officer.

Jazz Ensemble Performs Tonight

Posted: March 26, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The George Mason Jazz Ensemble, directed by James Carroll, is in concert tonight with special guest Tom Williams. The event begins at 8 p.m. in the Concert Hall. The ensemble will play pieces by Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, Jerome Kern, Mike Tomaro, and Thad Jones.

Victims’ Rights Run, Walk Held April 9

Posted: March 26, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The George Mason Police Department and Sexual Assault Services are cosponsoring the 7th Annual Victims’ Rights Run and Walk on April 9 at noon. The proceeds of this two-mile run and walk go to the Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) program in order to continue offering quality self defense classes to the George Mason community.

Cultural Studies Hosts “New Sex” Conference

Posted: March 26, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Sharon Taylor
“New Sex: Changing Conditions of Gender, Sexuality, and Intimacy,” a conference sponsored by George Mason’s Cultural Studies Program, will be held tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Johnson Center.

Spring General Faculty Meeting Held Today

Posted: March 26, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The spring meeting of the general faculty is held today at 3 p.m. in the Johnson Center Dewberry Hall. President Alan Merten and Provost Peter Stearns will jointly discuss several topics, including the status of the budget and coping with constrained resources. They will also highlight faculty achievements. All faculty and staff members are invited […]