Archive for November, 2004

This Month in the Community…

November 30, 2004

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

Center for the Arts Presents a Chanticleer Christmas

November 30, 2004

On its recently released recording, “How Sweet the Sound,” the Grammy award-winning Chanticleer builds on its reputation for vivid interpretations of vocal literature such as Renaissance, jazz, gospel, and adventurous new music. The all-male vocal ensemble, known as “an orchestra of voices,” returns for its annual Christmas performance at George Mason’s Center for the Arts Concert Hall at 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 3.

About Baghdad Film to Be Screened Tomorrow

November 30, 2004

The independent film, About Baghdad, will be shown in the Johnson Center Cinema tomorrow at 6 p.m. Hosted by the Center for Global Studies, the screening is free.

Global Affairs Hosts Paczynska for Brown Bag Talk

November 30, 2004

“Confronting Change: Labor Unions in a Globalizing World” will be presented by Professor Agnieszka Paczynska, Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, tomorrow from noon to 1:30 p.m. in Student Union Building II, VIP 1. RSVP to Marcy Glover at 703-993-8770 or mglover2@gmu.edu. Beverages will be provided.

CVPA Forms Alumni Chapter

November 30, 2004

By Jennifer Mitchell

The College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) has formed Mason’s newest alumni chapter. Board members have been actively building the chapter since April 2004, sending surveys and e-mails to former students. This was no easy task—even though it is one of the smallest and most specialized colleges on campus, CVPA currently has more than 1,800 alumni. With much positive response and a unanimously approved vote at an Alumni Association Board meeting, the chapter officially came into existence in September.

Modern Music Ensemble Presents Concert

November 29, 2004

The Mason Modern Music Ensemble of Mason’s Music Department will present a concert of new music tomorrow at 8 p.m. in Harris Theatre. This performance is free and open to the public.

Picture This…

November 29, 2004

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Umansky, Porosa Named All-CAA

November 29, 2004

George Mason senior Jesica Umansky and junior Natalia Porosa have had some tremendous volleyball performances against Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) opponents this season and in the process, they earned the respect of the opposing coaches. That respect showed last week when the All-CAA awards were handed out.

December’s DoIT Dialogue: “Are You at Risk for Identity Theft?”

November 29, 2004

Do you use online banking, or do online vacation planning? Do you have a driver’s license with your Social Security number printed on it? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you should attend this month’s DoIT Dialogue to learn basic tips on how to avoid becoming an identity theft victim.

ITU Open House Features Tours of Bull Run Hall

November 29, 2004

Bull Run Hall, the newest academic building at the Prince William Campus, is the prime attraction of the Information Technology Unit (ITU) 2004 Open House on Wednesday, Dec. 1. Faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend from 10 a.m. to noon in the atrium, where refreshments will be served, and prizes awarded from among those registered.