Archive for November, 2004

We Are Thankful For…

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

The Daily Gazette asked readers to tell us what they are thankful for as we approach Thanksgiving 2004. The Gazette staff is thankful for the many people—faculty, staff, and students—who shared their thoughts. Happy Thanksgiving!

Swimming and Diving Teams Host Patriot Invitational

Posted: November 19, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason’s swimming and diving teams will host the annual Patriot Invitational at the Aquatic and Fitness Center on the Fairfax Campus today through Sunday, Nov. 21.

Arlington Construction Begins

Posted: November 19, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Construction at Arlington Campus

George Mason in the News…

Posted: November 19, 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:

Mason Expert Addresses Bush Cabinet Resignations

Posted: November 19, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Editor’s note: With the recent flurry of resignations in the Bush cabinet, The Daily Gazette turned to a George Mason professor to put the situation in perspective. Colleen Shogan, assistant professor in Public and International Affairs, is an expert on the American presidency, American ideas and institutions, and Congress. She received her master’s and PhD from Yale University. Her views follow.

Post-election Panel Says Democracy Is Well, but Wavering

Posted: November 19, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Tara Laskowski

The polls have closed, the results are in, and a few weeks after the presidential election, experts are now looking to the future. A panel discussion by George Mason professors on Wednesday focused on what the recent presidential election showed about the function of democracy in our country and how education plays a role in the democratic process.

Off the Clock: Linehan Has Found a Gem of a Hobby

Posted: November 18, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Colleen Kearney Rich

It began innocently enough. Tere Linehan was just window-shopping at Tysons Corner and lingered a little too long in front of a bead store. The cool lime of peridot and the saturated blues of lapis lazuli drew her in. Soon Linehan was enrolled in a bead-stringing class, and the next thing she knew, she was an entrepreneur.

Faculty Senate Annual Letter Highlights Areas That Need Follow-Up

Posted: November 18, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Robin Herron

At yesterday’s Faculty Senate meeting, David Kuebrich, secretary of the senate, called the faculty’s attention to the recently distributed Annual Letter to the Faculty and reviewed items that need further attention or follow-up.

Spring Special Topics Courses Cover International Relations, Conflict Issues

Posted: November 18, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Christopher Anzalone

With the fall semester already past the halfway mark, it’s time to think about spring. One sign of the coming season is the appearance of Mason’s spring 2005 Schedule of Classes, and students have already begun to pore over the course selections. In addition to the “standards,” a variety of special topics courses will be offered. A few that address international relations or issues of conflict are highlighted below.

Mason Programs Honored with Northern Virginia Leadership Awards

Posted: November 18, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Megan McDonnell

George Mason was honored with two awards at the eighth annual Northern Virginia Leadership Gala earlier this month. Hortensia Cadenas received the Northrop Grumman Educational Leadership Award, and the Capitol Wireless Integrated Network (CapWIN) was given the Walton and Adams, P.C., Bridge the Potomac Award.