Archive for September, 2003

CIP Project to Enhance Undergraduate Security Curriculum

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

By Robin Herron
To help answer the ever-growing need for information systems security experts who can improve the nation’s information security defense, new elements that will enhance the undergraduate curriculum are being piloted this fall and next spring as a joint project between George Mason and James Madison University.

ADA Coordinator Presentation Rescheduled for Today

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

The Office of Equity and Diversity Services has rescheduled the presentation by Ruth Townsend, one of three candidates for the position of ADA Coordinator. She will now give her presentation today at 1 p.m. in Mason Hall, Room D1.

Artist Receptions Honor Multimedia Installations

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

By Tara Laskowski
Multimedia installation Pedestrian, a digital art display that features the technique called “motion capture,” is currently on exhibit at the Johnson Center gallery until Oct. 15. The artists Paul Kaiser and Shelley Eshkar will give a presentation tomorrow at 4:30 p.m. followed by a reception in the gallery.

Former Athletes Fight Male Violence

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

By Dominick Rubino
Jackson Katz and Don McPherson, two former professional football players, will be demanding a higher standard for men. In Becoming a Real Man, sponsored by the Women’s Studies Research and Resource Center, the activists will be holding two unique workshops on the Fairfax Campus to inform Mason men and women how to defeat violence and sexism in their own lives. The event is held tomorrow in Harris Theatre at 4:30 and 7 p.m.

Fall Convocation Set for Sept. 25

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

This year’s fall convocation will be held Thursday, Sept. 25, at 3 p.m. in the Johnson Center’s Dewberry Hall. The agenda will include Roy Rosenzweig, History and Art History, speaking on the Library of Congress’s acceptance of the Sept. 11 Digital Archive developed by the Center for History and New Media; a discussion by President […]

Tax Increase Needed for Higher Education Support, Say Representatives

Posted: September 22, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Tara Laskowski

A tax increase is necessary to provide better funding for higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia, four members of the General Assembly admitted Wednesday during a forum on the state’s role in funding higher education.

Pereira Named CAA Player of the Week

Posted: September 22, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Senior standout Aline Pereira received Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) women’s volleyball player of the week honors for her performance at the Orange and Green Challenge in Coral Gables, Fla., on Sept. 11 and 12. The Patriots swept Columbia for their lone win of the weekend and fell to Miami as well as Northwestern University in three games.

Fagenson-Eland Wins Two Lifetime Achievement Awards

Posted: September 22, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Tara Laskowski
Ellen Fagenson-Eland, professor in the School of Management, was recently presented with two lifetime achievement awards from the Academy of Management, the oldest and largest scholarly management association in the world. She received the Mentoring Best Practices Award and the Janet Chusmir Sage Award for her work with mentoring and gender and diversity.

Classes Cancelled Friday; Offices Closed

Posted: September 19, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

All classes are cancelled and offices are closed on Friday, Sept. 19.

September 18 Classes Cancelled; University Offices Closed

Posted: September 18, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

On Thursday, Sept. 18, on all campuses of George Mason University, classes are cancelled and university offices are closed.