Archive for June, 2005

Transitions

Posted: June 22, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

This periodic Daily Gazette column highlights the comings and goings of George Mason faculty and staff, as well as promotions and job changes within the university. Send information to gazette@gmu.edu.

University Foundation Board Elects Officers, Trustees

Posted: June 22, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Ashley Carroll

Albert Dwoskin, CEO and president, A.J. Dwoskin and Associates Inc., was elected chairman of the George Mason University Foundation Board of Trustees at the board’s annual meeting. The Board of Trustees generates, manages, invests, and administers private support on behalf of the university.

Fairfax Innovation Center Client Receives Business Incubator Award

Posted: June 22, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Blue Collar Objects, a client of the Mason Enterprise Center’s business incubator, Fairfax Innovation Center (FIC), recently received the 2005 Donna Noble Outstanding Incubator Client Award from the Virginia Business Incubation Association. Blue Collar Objects (BCO) was chosen from a field of 27 business incubators throughout Virginia.

HR Seeks Nominations for Three Staff Awards

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

Nominations for the Outstanding Achievement Award, Exceptional Support Award, and the Martha Reiner Customer Service Award are due in Human Resources by July 15.

Faculty Members Publish New Books

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

Several members of the George Mason faculty have had books published recently. Here is a brief summary:

Dennis and Maradiegue Named Fenwick Fellows for 2005-06 Academic Year

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

University Librarian John Zenelis has announced that the Fenwick Fellows for this academic year are Rutledge Dennis, professor of sociology and anthropology, and Ann Hurdle Maradiegue, clinical instructor in the College of Nursing and Health Science.

Legislators to hold BRAC Town Hall Meeting at Arlington Campus

Posted: June 20, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Sen. John Warner and Congs. Jim Moran and Tom Davis will hold a Town Hall Meeting today at the Arlington Campus to discuss the impact of the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) recommendations for Northern Virginia. The meeting will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the School of Law Atrium.

Thousands to Attend Graduations at Patriot Center This Week

Posted: June 20, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Laura Jeffrey

Tens of thousands of people have visited the Fairfax Campus this month for high school graduation ceremonies at the Patriot Center—and there are more to come. This week, almost 40,000 people are expected to attend 10 commencement ceremonies taking place during the Mason workday.

Internships Take Center Stage in Arts Management Program

Posted: June 20, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Tara Laskowski

With an artist-friendly curriculum and abundant internship opportunities, it is no surprise that the Master’s in Arts Management (MAM) Program at George Mason is a success. The program began admitting students in fall 2004, and will graduate its first three students in August. The program has grown to 70 students as it begins its second year of operation in the fall.

Mason Hosts Hermeneutical and Interpretative Phenomenology Institutes

Posted: June 17, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Beginning today, the Center for Health Policy, Research, and Ethics hosts scholars from around the world for the Institute for Heideggerian Hermeneutical Methodologies. The institute runs through Tuesday, June 21, in Mason Hall on the Fairfax Campus.