Archive for June, 2003

George Mason Hosts Summer Film Festival

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

George Mason will host Cox Communication Northern Virginia’s Movies Under the Moon venture July 11-19 on the football field next to the P.E. Building and behind the tennis courts. The event is being held to benefit Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children and a camp for children with cancer.

Off the Clock: Communication Professor Creates Movie Scripts outside the Classroom

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

By Tara Laskowski
Running through the mind of Communication professor Mike Dickerson are terrorist plots, international scandals, and action sequences. Sometimes, there is even a poignant love story. That’s because when he is not teaching, grading, or volunteering in the community, Dickerson is writing screenplays.

Mason Lacrosse Places Three on All-State Team

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

Three George Mason women’s lacrosse players–senior All-American Jill Toomey, senior Paula Priest, and sophomore Meg Dentler–were each named All-State in voting conducted by the Virginia College Sports Information Directors.

Tobacco Task Force Seeks to Amend Smoking Policy

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

By Adam Modzelesky
The Tobacco Policy Task Force has proposed a new smoking policy for George Mason that requires tobacco users to smoke at least 25 feet from all building entrances and exits and for residence halls to become completely smoke-free.

Scavenger Hunt Livens up SOM Summer Class

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

By Tara Laskowski
If you see a group of School of Management (SOM) students posing for a picture in front of Career Services or Fenwick Library this summer, don’t be surprised. As a new component to SOM 301 Business Models: A Learning By Writing Introduction, students are participating in a scavenger hunt.

Golfer Craig Mason Named to All-CAA Second Team

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

George Mason golfer Craig Mason was named to the 2003 All-Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) second team, as voted by the league’s 10 head coaches.

George Mason Shines in the Biotechnology Spotlight

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

By Patty Snellings
George Mason has reached another milestone in its quest for excellence in biotechnology education and research. For the first time, the university is an active participant at the annual convention of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO).

World History Teachers Institute Attracts Teachers from Afar

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

By Tara Laskowski
World history high school teachers from as far away as Bolivia will gather at George Mason this week to sharpen their skills and share knowledge about the latest advancements in teaching during the Advanced Placement (AP) World History Institute.

This Week in the News…

Posted: June 20, 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:

Trade Fair Offers Networking Opportunities for Small Businesses

Posted: June 20, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Small business owners will have an opportunity to network with area service providers tomorrow at the first annual Small Business Trade Fair, cosponsored by the Arlington Small Business Development Center (SBDC)–part of the Mason Enterprise Center (MEC)–and BizLaunch of Arlington Economic Development (AED).