Archive for July, 2003

Dual Degree Program Reaches across Continents

Posted: July 3, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Tara Laskowski
A new partnership between George Mason’s School of Management (SOM) and Aachen University in Germany will allow students from both institutions to earn dual degrees and gain international business experience.

Warner Appoints New BOV Members, Reappoints Dewberry

Posted: July 3, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

As the 2003-04 academic year gets under way, George Mason’s Board of Visitors (BOV) will have three new faces. They are William Page Johnson II, of Fairfax, a 1988 George Mason graduate of the School of Management and commissioner of the Revenue for the City of Fairfax; Byron Marchant of Arlington, executive vice president, general counsel, and chief administrative officer of Black Entertainment Television Inc.; and J. Knox Singleton of Oakton, president and CEO of Inova Health System.

Rice Selected for U.S. Pan American Games Team

Posted: July 2, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Former George Mason rower Melissa Rice has been selected to participate in the 2003 Pan American Games as a member of the United States team, becoming the first Patriot rower to represent the U.S. at an international competition.

Bockman to Head Global Affairs Program

Posted: July 2, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Fran Rensbarger
Johanna Bockman has been named the director of the new B.A. in Global Affairs program, and she will be working this summer to set the curriculum. Bockman, who will also be an assistant professor in global affairs, started at the university July 1.

Bette Clark is July’s Employee of the Month

Posted: July 2, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Adam Modzelesky
Bette Clark, receptionist for the Office of Student Services in the School of Management (SOM), has been selected as July’s Employee of the Month. Clark, an employee since 1998, is hailed by colleagues for her professionalism, primarily in the area of customer service.

Palumbo Named CAA Scholar-Athlete for Baseball

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

George Mason junior shortstop Jeff Palumbo has been named the recipient of the inaugural Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Scholar-Athlete Award for baseball.

Discount Tickets, Meal Vouchers Available for Six Flags America

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

Thanks to a special partnership between Six Flags America theme park and the George Mason Alumni Association, the university community can save on admission prices and food costs throughout the summer and fall.

Athale Acquires Second Patent, University’s Eleventh

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

By Adam Modzelesky
A technological breakthrough, co-invented by George Mason’s Ravi Athale and a team of scientists from Johns Hopkins University, U.S. Army Research Labs, and Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation, has provided George Mason with its 11th patent.