Archive for April, 2005

Mason Briefs

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

Africa Working Group… Dell Computer… Patriot Center

Provost to Hold Brown Bag Lunch Meeting at Prince William Campus

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

Provost Peter Stearns will be having a brown bag lunch meeting with the faculty at the Prince William Campus on Tuesday, May 3, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Occoquan Building, Room 110-L. At that time, he will answer questions and address concerns about issues and policies.

Retirement Reception for Christopher Mitchell to Be Held Today

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

A retirement reception for Christopher Mitchell, Drucie French Cumbie Professor of Conflict Resolution at the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, will be held this evening from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in the School of Law Atrium on the Arlington Campus. All are invited. Mitchell has been at George Mason since 1988; read more about […]

Earth Week Activities Lead to Ongoing Working Group

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

By Robin Herron and Tara Laskowski

The excitement and energy were palpable last week at an “Earth Week” brainstorming session where students and faculty members tossed out dozens of ideas on how to make the George Mason campuses “greener.”

School of Public Policy Increases Involvement in Asia

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

By Stephanie Kriner

Aware that the continuing economic development of Asia will play a critical role in “our global future,” Mason’s School of Public Policy (SPP) is working with partners in the region to develop policy programs, according to Dean Kingsley Haynes.

New BA Program in Latin American Studies to Begin This Fall

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

By Christopher Anzalone

This fall, the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) will roll out a new interdisciplinary major in Latin American Studies (LAS), which will join a preexisting minor program.

Chemistry Graduate Research Yields Patent for University

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

By Lynn Burke

Research that began in 1997 when James Wynne was working on his doctorate with chemistry professor Wayne Stalick has brought George Mason a patent for a process to synthesize gamma-carbolines. These compounds can be used in a variety of pharmaceutical applications and to treat neurodegenerative diseases.

Morning Sun film to Be Screened Tonight

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

As part of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the documentary film Morning Sun will be shown tonight in the Johnson Center Cinema from 7 to 9 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session with the director and producer, Carma Hinton. The film provides a history of China’s cultural revolution during 1964-76. The screening is sponsored by […]

Picture This…

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

Band at Mason Day

Human Resources Wins Award for Work Life Strategies

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

The Human Resources and Payroll Department at George Mason received a 2005 Strategic Business Award in the Successful Work Life Strategies category from the Human Resource Association of the National Capital Area (HRA-NCA) last week.