Archive for July, 2004

Forum Offers Face-off Following Fahrenheit 9/11

Posted: July 6, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Fran Rensbarger

Prominent conservative and progressive thinkers will lead what promises to be a lively discussion with moviegoers on whether partisan documentaries are healthy or harmful to a democracy, following Michael Moore’s controversial documentary Fahrenheit 9/11.The forum will be held on Thursday, July 8, after the 7:40 p.m. showing of the film at the Cinema Arts Theatre in Fairfax.

George Mason Maintains Diversity, Incoming Freshmen Report Shows

Posted: July 6, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Christopher Anzalone

George Mason continues to maintain its position as one of the most diverse four-year universities in the United States, according to findings in the Office of Institutional Assessment’s (OIA) report on a survey of freshmen entering in the fall of 2003.

This Week in the News…

Posted: July 2, 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:

Last Month in the Community…

Posted: July 2, 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 June as part of the University Speakers Bureau. For more information on participating in the Speakers Bureau, call 703-993-8846.

Everyday Hero: Aldona Gozikowski

Posted: July 2, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Robin Herron

Editor’s note: This Daily Gazette feature profiles key people at Mason who “make it happen.”

Aldona Gozikowski

Name: Aldona Gozikowski
Years at Mason: Almost 33
Position: Executive assistant to Provost Peter Stearns
Jobs She’s Held at Mason: Secretary to the chair of the business department; secretary to the dean of the (then) School of Business; and executive assistant to the provost, a position she’s held for the past 20 years
Number of Provosts She’s Worked For: Seven, including acting and interim

Picture This…

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

Joan Kwuon in master class

“Movies under the Moon” Return to George Mason

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

By Christopher Anzalone

Free movie admission, free parking, and plenty of popcorn and culinary delights will be available on George Mason’s Fairfax Campus July 16-24, as Cox Communications Inc. hosts this year’s “Movies under the Moon.”

Students Discover Online Social Work May Virtually Be the Future

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

By Tara Laskowski

Many of us have gotten used to e-mail, web searches, and chat rooms on the Internet that allow us to connect to people from all over the world. We trust our online banking to work, and we order books and gifts through web sites with little hassle. But the idea of “visiting” a doctor or a social worker online—a professional who may be located across the country from us—is still something most people are uneasy with, even though in the future that just might be the most efficient way to get an assessment or diagnosis.

Creative Services’ Evan Cantwell Is July Employee of the Month

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

By Christopher Anzalone

Evan Cantwell, photography coordinator in Creative Services, is Employee of the Month for July. Cantwell started working part-time at George Mason as the photography coordinator for University Relations nearly five years ago, then moved to a full-time position.