Archive for October, 2004

University Events Focus on Upcoming Presidential Election

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

Two events at George Mason campuses this week will examine the upcoming election from various viewpoints and allow open discussion of the issues.

Picture This…

Posted: October 25, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Debribrillator training

Mason Announces Holiday Leave Schedule

Posted: October 25, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Gov. Mark Warner has granted eight additional holiday hours for state employees in 2004. As a result, George Mason offices will close at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 24, and at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 23. On both days, full-time employees will receive four hours of holiday pay.

Arlington Campus Is among Region’s Best Workplaces for Commuters

Posted: October 25, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason’s Arlington Campus has been recognized for the second year in a row as one of the greater Washington, D.C., region’s best workplaces for commuters.

CNHS Students Name Their New “Patients”

Posted: October 25, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Amy Biderman

Three new “patients” in the College of Nursing and Health Science (CNHS) are no longer anonymous. Thera Pea, Jerry Attrix, and Spiney Lombardo, computer-controlled patient simulators previously known only as “SimMen,” received names at an open house in the Toups Clinical Labs last week.

Powwow to Celebrate American Indian and Native Alaskan Month

Posted: October 25, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Colleen Kearney Rich

Individuals from Red War Pony, a local drum group, will be on hand tomorrow at the Fairfax Campus to provide an introduction to traditional native dance and music. This pre-powwow dance workshop takes place in the Grand Tier Lobby of the Center for the Arts Concert Hall at 5:30 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Office of Diversity Programs and Services (ODPS) and the American Indian/Alaskan Native Student Association (AIANSA) as part of American Indian and Native Alaskan Month, which is celebrated in November.

MyMason Web Portal Is under Development

Posted: October 25, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Robin Herron

By next spring, a new Mason web portal for faculty, staff, and students will be released and in testing with a portion of the university’s community. Next fall, the web portal project will begin its phased rollout to the campus community.

Internal Task Force Studies Mason’s Development Operation

Posted: October 22, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Daniel Walsch

A Development Task Force created earlier this year by President Alan Merten has defined the development operation at George Mason as one that follows a mixed model of centralization and decentralization that is not unusual for institutions of comparable size.

Women’s Soccer Player Garners CAA Rookie of the Week Honor

Posted: October 22, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason freshman Alison Feldman was named Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) women’s soccer Rookie of the Week for the week ending Oct. 17, the CAA announced Monday. It is the first such honor from the CAA for Feldman, and is the second award for a Patriot women’s soccer player this season.

George Mason in the News…

Posted: October 22, 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: