Archive for April, 2004

This Week in the News…

April 30, 2004

Following are highlights of national news coverage George Mason received during the past week:

This Month in the Community…

April 30, 2004

Following are members of the George Mason community who made presentations to community groups in April as part of the University Speakers Bureau. For more information on participating in the Speakers Bureau, call 703-993-8846.

SOM Hosts D.C. Marketing Colloquium

April 30, 2004

By Tara Laskowski

Marketing scholars and academics from the metropolitan Washington, D.C., area will gather at George Mason today for a colloquium to share research and ideas. Several sessions presented by various academics from local universities will take place throughout the day in the School of Management rooms in SUB II.

Senior Graphic Design Books Reflect Synthesis of Skills

April 30, 2004

By Ryan Effgen

Books made by senior graphic design students are currently on display on the second floor of College Hall. The books are the culmination of a semester of work by Art and Visual Technology adjunct professor Maureen Lauran’s AVT 498 students. Each book is unique: some are softcover, some are hardcover, some are nontraditional. The pages are filled with original poetry, political commentary, photography—content as diverse as the students who made them.

Off the Clock: Professor Performs with National Symphony Orchestra

April 30, 2004

By Ryan Effgen

When Robert Hazen, Robinson Professor of Earth Science, is not in the lab, teaching, or traveling to exotic places to conduct research, he plays the trumpet—occasionally with the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO). Hazen has been filling in as an extra with the NSO for 25 years. This past February, he joined in for an eight-concert tour, culminating with two performances at Carnegie Hall.

Picture This…

April 30, 2004

Achievements Reception

ITU Seeks Nominations for Customer Service Excellence Awards

April 29, 2004

The Information Technology Unit (ITU) recognizes ITU individuals and teams every fall with the Customer Service Excellence Awards. These awards acknowledge outstanding service and customer satisfaction. Nominations for the awards are being accepted during the next several months. To nominate someone you think is deserving of recognition, visit the ITU web site and complete the […]

Prince William Campus Hosts Community Dialogue

April 29, 2004

By Patty Snellings

The Prince William Campus hosts “Balancing Freedom, Security, and Human Rights in our Community,” an opportunity for open discussion among area residents about the balance of national security and human rights in the greater Prince William area, on Saturday, May 1.

Final University Life Vice President Candidate Scheduled for Presentation

April 29, 2004

The George Mason University community is invited to attend the public presentation of the last remaining candidate for the vice president for university life position. The presentation takes place on Monday, May 3, at 2:30 p.m. in the SUB II Mid-Ballroom. Sandra Hubler, vice president for student affairs and enrollment management, Menlo College, is the candidate.

Students Take Their Homework to the Workplace

April 29, 2004

by Ryan Effgen

A group of students in Laura Casal’s English 302 Advanced Composition class have taken an assignment beyond the classroom. Their assignment was to create a hypothetical business, association, or institute and develop business plans and marketing materials. Instead, they created plans and materials for a real business in need of these very services.