Archive for January, 2005

List Student Wage Jobs with Career Services

Posted: January 27, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Students are back—and eager to work on campus. Did you know that student wage jobs can be advertised through University Career Services?

Mason Continues Tsunami Relief Efforts

Posted: January 27, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason University is continuing its efforts to provide relief to victims of the devastating tsunami of last December. University Life reminds the university community that monetary donations and donations of supplies are still being accepted. In addition, volunteers are needed tomorrow and each Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to pack supplies for shipping. Supplies are packed in SUB I, Room A.

University Adjusts to Federal Regulations Regarding International Education

Posted: January 27, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Christopher Anzalone

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After the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, D.C. on Sept.11, 2001, the federal government began tightening regulations for international students coming to the United States in an effort to strengthen homeland security. As part of this initiative, the government issued stricter requirements for student visas and started tracking international students through the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS), a web-based reporting and tracking system that all universities are required to use if they are hosting international students or visitors.

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Posted: January 27, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Menas Kafatos and Jagadish Shukla

School of Public Policy to Work with Truman Scholarship Foundation

Posted: January 26, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Rey Banks

The School of Public Policy (SPP) has been selected to develop and host a fellows program for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation. Chosen over four other area institutions, the winning proposal was submitted by Lee Fritschler, professor, and Catherine Rudder, associate dean of academic affairs.

Study Reveals Libraries Run an Efficient Organization

Posted: January 26, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Fran Rensbarger

A report released by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) in 2004 shows George Mason University Libraries makes the most of a dollar. The university’s overall staff costs per hour for activities related to print and electronic periodicals were the lowest of the 11 colleges and universities participating in a study of JSTOR, a digital archive collection of core scholarly journals.

Winter Sports Earn Honors during the Break

Posted: January 26, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Christopher Anzalone

While other students were taking a break in late December and January, George Mason’s student-athletes were busy racking up points on the scoreboard and earning team and individual recognition.

Presentation by Candidate for Vice President for Research Tomorrow

Posted: January 26, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Office of the Provost cordially invites you to attend a presentation by Mark Tumeo, vice provost for research and dean, College of Graduate Studies, Cleveland State University, the third candidate of four being considered for the position of vice president for research.

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Posted: January 25, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Rachel Kirland, January Employee of the Month

Center for the Arts Presents Opera Verdi Europa Performing Bizet’s Carmen

Posted: January 25, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Combining the best of opera throughout Central Europe, Opera Verdi Europa traverses the globe performing grand operas in the finest tradition of the world’s great houses. In a performance filled with spectacle and color, Opera Verdi’s international cast will sing Bizet’s example of opéra-comique, Carmen. This tale, a showcase for Bizet’s flair for drama, musical characterization, brilliant orchestration, and “local color,” livens up a winter afternoon at the Center for the Arts on Sunday, Jan. 30, at 4 p.m.