Archive for April, 2004

What George Mason Experts Are Saying about…Surviving the Cicadas

Posted: April 27, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Tara Laskowski

They’re coming. For months, the buzz has been going around that the cicadas will emerge. Some fear that their sidewalks and cars will get covered in carcasses. Some fear for the young trees they just planted in their backyards. Some are just anticipating annoyance and bother. But Jay Shaffer, insect biologist and professor in the Department of Environmental Science and Policy, is awaiting them with glee.

Picture This…

Posted: April 27, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

teaching winners

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Posted: April 26, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason Day Prince William

Northern Virginia Business and Technology Showcase Comes to the Patriot Center

Posted: April 26, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The annual Northern Virginia Business and Technology Showcase will be held at the Patriot Center on Thursday, April 29, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free with a George Mason ID.

Arlington Students to Learn about Careers in Biotechnology at the Prince William Campus

Posted: April 26, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Stephanie Hay

The Department of Molecular and Microbiology (MMB) is reaching out to high school students interested in learning more about biotechnology and the biosciences. Seven Arlington juniors and seniors, accompanied by the coordinator of the Arlington Public Schools biotech program and their teacher, visit Discovery Hall at the Prince William Campus for guided tours and faculty presentations on Thursday, April 29.

George Mason Participates in BIO IT Coalition Conference

Posted: April 26, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Stephanie Hay

George Mason is participating in the BIO IT Coalition’s third annual conference tomorrow and Wednesday at the Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner hotel. The coalition is a nonprofit membership organization that seeks to facilitate economic development in the region through the use of bioinformatics, computational biology, and IT infrastructure.

First CNHS Dean Candidate Scheduled for Presentations

Posted: April 26, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The George Mason community is invited to attend a presentation by Kenneth Miller, the first of two candidates for the dean of the College of Nursing and Health Science (CNHS). Miller is professor and associate dean for research and clinical scholarship at the University of New Mexico College of Nursing.

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Posted: April 23, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Victims' Walk

This Week in the News…

Posted: April 23, 2004 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:

Psychology Department Sponsors Conference on Human Development

Posted: April 23, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Megan McDonnell

George Mason’s Applied Developmental Psychology Program is sponsoring the 18th biennial Conference on Human Development, today through Sunday, at the Hotel Washington, in Washington, D.C.