Archive for May, 2004

This Week in the News…

Posted: May 28, 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:

This Month in the Community…

Posted: May 28, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

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

Public Policy Student Receives Fellowship from Economic Club of Washington

Posted: May 28, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Robin Herron

Shaoming Cheng, a PhD candidate in the School of Public Policy, received one of two $10,000 fellowships presented by the Economic Club of Washington, D.C., Tuesday night.

BOV Renews Bookstore, Food Service Contracts

Posted: May 28, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Jeremy Lasich

At a special Board of Visitors (BOV) Executive Committee Meeting held Wednesday, members agreed to renew the university’s bookstore contract with Barnes and Noble and its food service contract with Sodexho. Both contracts, effective July 1, are for five years, with an option to sign a contract renewal, not to exceed five years, through June 30, 2014.

University Closes for Memorial Day Holiday

Posted: May 28, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

On Monday, May 31, university offices will be closed for the Memorial Day holiday. Classes are not in session and will resume on Tuesday, June 1.

Mason Art

Posted: May 28, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Communitas

Picture This…

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

Cal Ripken

Conference to Examine Cybersecurity Issues

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

By Amy Biderman

Leading national scholars will examine the challenge of governing cybersecurity at a conference sponsored by the Critical Infrastructure Protection Project of the Tech Center, part of the School of Law. “The Law and Economics of Cybersecurity” takes place on June 11 from 9:15 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. at the School of Law, Arlington I Building.

Transitions

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

This is a new periodic Daily Gazette column highlighting the comings and goings of George Mason faculty and staff, as well as promotions and job changes within the university.

Equi Retires from SCS

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

After 15 years of service to George Mason, Louise Equi, fiscal technician senior in the School of Computational Sciences (SCS), retired earlier this month. For more than a decade, she was the sole fiscal administrator in the Institute for Computational Sciences and Informatics, predecessor of SCS.