Archive for March, 2005

Provost to Hold Town Hall on United Arab Emirates Campus, Other Initiatives

Posted: March 2, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Provost Peter Stearns will hold a town hall meeting on Tuesday, March 29, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in Mason Hall, Room D3 A and B. “The university is undertaking several new initiatives that should be clarified and discussed,” says Stearns.

Bakhash to Speak at World Affairs Council Tonight

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

Shaul Bakhash, Robinson Professor of History, will speak tonight at a program sponsored by the World Affairs Council of Washington, D.C., on “The Challenge of Iran.” The program, which begins at 6:30 p.m., also features Wolfgang Ischinger, German Ambassador to the United States, and Ray Takeyh, senior fellow with the Council on Foreign Relations.

Respond to School Census Online

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

For the first time, Virginia residents can complete the Virginia School Census online. The census is conducted every three years to count every child under age 19. The state-mandated census helps to determine the fair distribution of Virginia sales tax revenues, which fund educational initiatives. The census also helps with projections for city and county […]

The Power of Decision in Finding a Job

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

“Wake-Up: Find the Job You Love and Love the Job You Have” is the topic of the next Spotlight Speaker Series on Thursday, March 3, at 6 p.m. in the Original Building, Room 329, on the Arlington Campus.

Fauteux Is March Employee of the Month

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

By Megan McDonnell

Linda Fauteux, Staff Senate secretary, is the March Employee of the Month. “Her dedication, enthusiasm, and passion for the highest standards have helped take the Staff Senate to a new level of professionalism and standing within the community,” says Stacey Remick-Simkins, Staff Senate chair.

March 2005 Accolades

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

Accolades is a monthly column recognizing the latest achievements of George Mason faculty and staff members. Submit Accolades information by the 15th of the month preceding to Attn: Daily Gazette, by mail to 4C5, by fax to 703-993-8784, or by e-mail to gazette@gmu.edu. Electronic photos with submissions are welcome.

Women’s History Month Celebrates How Women Change America

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

By Jennifer Mitchell

March is Women’s History Month, and the university celebrates this year’s theme, “Women Change America,” by hosting a variety of authors, educators, leaders, and professionals who have made an impact nationwide. Sponsored by the Women’s Studies Research and Resource Center, events include lectures, readings, workshops, films, and art exhibits, all held on Mason’s Fairfax Campus.