Archive for April, 2005

Colonial Academic Alliance Office Based at Mason

Posted: April 4, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The main office for the Colonial Academic Alliance, an academic partnership of the 12 institutions that comprise the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA), is now located on George Mason’s Fairfax Campus. Mary Frances Forcier has also been appointed its new director.

ICAR to Host 18th Annual Lynch Lecture this Month

Posted: April 4, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Christopher Anzalone

Luis Moreno-Ocampo, chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court based in The Hague, will deliver “The Conflict Between Peace and Justice” for the 18th Annual Vernon M. and Minnie I. Lynch Lecture on April 21 at 7:30 p.m. Elected as chief prosecutor by the Assembly of States Parties, Moreno-Ocampo, a native of Argentina, has extensive experience as a prosecutor, trial lawyer, and university lecturer in a variety of fields, including international criminal justice, journalists’ protection, and human rights law.

Center for the Arts Announces 2005-06 Season

Posted: April 4, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The 2005-06 season of “Great Performances at Mason” will present some returning favorites as well as new artists in a mix of genres that continues the Center for the Arts (CFA) tradition of showcasing something for just about every arts lover.

New Faculty Board Gathers to Celebrate the Arts

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

Mason’s newly formed Faculty Arts Board (FAB) is hoping to attract Mason faculty members who love the arts with offers of special preperformance dinner lectures, half-price tickets, and receptions with the artists.

George Mason in the News

Posted: April 1, 2005 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:

April 2005 Accolades

Posted: April 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.

Walker Named April Employee of the Month

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

By Megan McDonnell

Janet Walker, executive assistant for Human Resources/Payroll, is April’s Employee of the Month. Walker adds her own flair to payroll reminders and writes and manages the e-mail communication with HR/Payroll liaisons, called Instant HR/Payroll. Walker also volunteered to manage the travel for the HR/Payroll staff—”quite a feat” according to Linda Harber, assistant vice president and chief human resources officer.

Budding Programmers to Represent Mason in International Competition

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

By Rey Banks

George Mason seniors Alan Baldwin, Brian Hrolenok, and Daniel Pryor will compete at the world finals of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) in Shanghai, China, next week.

Christine LaPaille Named Mason’s New Vice President For University Relations

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

By Daniel Walsch

Christine LaPaille, director of communications at the National Governor’s Association (NGA), has been named George Mason’s new vice president for university relations. LaPaille is expected to begin working at the university in mid-May.