Archive for February, 2005

Master of Arts Management Program Holds Open House Today

Posted: February 21, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The new Master of Arts Management Program is holding an open house today from 4 to 7 p.m. to officially open its new space at 4260 Chain Bridge Road, A-1, in Fairfax. The space was formerly occupied by the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution.

Picture This…

Posted: February 21, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

President Merten at China reception

Homecoming 2005 Activities Wrap Up

Posted: February 21, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Homecoming Week 2005 ended with a bang—literally—with fireworks after the game on Saturday. The Patriots played Manhattan College in a special ESPN Bracket Buster Saturday Series, winning 78 to 66. In other Homecoming celebrations, Mason offices around the Fairfax Campus went “Old Skool” last week, and the Arlington and Prince William Campuses had special activities too.

Third Candidate for VP for University Relations at Mason Today and Tomorrow

Posted: February 21, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Curtis K. Carlson, vice president for public affairs at Emory University in Atlanta, will make his first presentation as a candidate for the position of vice president for university relations today at the Fairfax Campus from 3 to 4 p.m. in Mason Hall, Room D23. There will also be a public meeting tomorrow from 10:30 to 11 a.m. in Bull Run Hall, Room 130, on the Prince William Campus; this meeting will be teleconferenced to the Arlington Campus, Original Building, Room 335.

Graduating Seniors Weigh in on Global Understanding

Posted: February 21, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Christopher Anzalone

All George Mason students have to take a course that fulfills the global understanding general education requirement to make them more aware of global affairs and world cultures. A recently issued report by George Mason’s Office of Institutional Assessment (OIA) compared views held by the university’s 2003-04 graduating seniors with the findings of the American Council on Education (ACE) national telephone poll conducted in 2000 on the issue of international education.

School of Public Policy Unveils GlobalMPA Program

Posted: February 21, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Rey Banks

George Mason’s School of Public Policy has joined the GlobalMPA Consortium, an international network of educational institutions, and is now accepting applications for the GlobalMPA program that begins in September. Current partners in the consortium are universities in Europe, the United States, and South Africa. Created to address issues related to the erosion of borders and industry globalization, this e-learning cooperative program offers a master’s in internationalization of public administration.

George Mason Honors Health Care Systems with New Improvement of the Year Honor

Posted: February 21, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Daniel Walsch

George Mason’s Center for Health Policy, Research, and Ethics in the College of Nursing and Health Science has recognized Operation Stroke of the Inova Health System and the ICU Infection Control Improvement Project of Centra Health, Lynchburg General Hospital, as recipients of its first annual Improvement of the Year Award.

President Merten Holds Reception on Asia Trip Today

Posted: February 18, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

President Alan Merten invites interested Mason students, faculty, and staff to an open house featuring information about his fall 2004 trip to China, Korea, and Taiwan. The open house will be held today from 2 to 4 p.m. in Mason Hall, Room D3 A and B. At 3 p.m., Merten will provide a personal account of his trip and answer questions. His remarks will include accounts about the universities and other places he visited, people he met, and memorable moments during the trip.

Mark Morris Dance Group, Pianist Jeffrey Siegel at the Center for the Arts This Weekend

Posted: February 18, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Washington, D.C., area premiere of Violet Cavern will highlight the Mark Morris Dance Group’s performances at the Center for the Arts Concert Hall this weekend. The dance, called a “collaboration of music, art, and dance [that] met up with imagination and wit,” by the Contra Costa Times after the work’s West Coast premiere this past summer, will be performed tonight and tomorrow at 8 p.m.

Black History Month Events Continue

Posted: February 18, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Black History Month at Mason continues with many exciting events planned for the last week of the celebration.