Archive for June, 2003

This Month in the Community…

Posted: June 30, 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 June as part of the University Speakers Bureau. For more information on participating in the Speakers Bureau, call (703) 993-8846.

Swimming Coach Ward Leads Patriots to Early Success

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

By Adam Modzelesky
“The only way you’re going to get to throw me into the pool is if we win the conference.” Lounging outside his office, legs crossed and his fingers laced atop his lap, third year George Mason men’s and women’s swimming and diving head coach Peter Ward remained matter-of-fact as he recalled saying this to his team after they had won their first match.

George Mason Employees Urged to Get New G-Card

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

The Photo ID Office invites George Mason employees to visit the lower level of SUB II to obtain a new “G-number” photo ID card in exchange for their old card that displays a social security number.

This Week in the News…

Posted: June 27, 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:

Music Department Presents Chamber Concerts This Weekend

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

The Department of Music’s Potomac Music Academy presents two Chamber Music concerts today and tomorrow at 8 p.m. in Harris Theatre.

George Mason University Foundation Board Elects Officers, Trustees

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

Paul E. Kyle, president, King Wholesale Inc., was elected chairman of the George Mason University Foundation Board of Trustees at the board’s recent annual meeting. The Board of Trustees generates, manages, invests, and administers private support on behalf of George Mason.

Mason’s Toomey, Hagan Selected to IWLCA Academic Honor Roll

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

For their outstanding effort in the classroom and on the field, the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) selected senior attacker Jill Toomey and junior midfielder Lisa Hagan to its national Academic Honor Roll.

Summer School Students Explore the World of Experimental Economics

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

By Jocelyn Rappaport
The Vernon L. Smith High School Workshops in Experimental Economics offered through George Mason provide rising high school juniors or seniors and graduating high school seniors from across the nation the opportunity to study economics in a hands-on environment.

Banner Student Project Goes Live This Summer

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

A new online admissions application will be available to prospective George Mason students this summer when the Banner Student project is implemented. This is the most visible change that the university community will experience when the admissions module goes live on Aug. 29.

Summer Socials Continue Today

Posted: June 25, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The seventh year of Summer Socials, hosted by University Life, continues today. George Mason faculty, staff, and students are invited to enjoy free food and good company every Wednesday in June and July (except July 2) at 4:30 p.m. on the Johnson Center South Plaza. Beverages will be available for purchase.