Archive for August, 2005

Picture This…

Posted: August 24, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

New faculty orientation

Princeton Review Names Mason Most Diverse University in Nation

Posted: August 24, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Daniel Walsch

A total of 127 countries were represented among the 28,874 students enrolled at George Mason University this past academic year. Mason boasted 1,710 international students.

Picture This…

Posted: August 23, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Temporary sign

Campus Book Clubs Open to New Members

Posted: August 23, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Colleen Kearney Rich

When you can’t read one more academic journal and can’t bear to look at your catalog copy another time, it’s time to slip away from your office and discuss the books you read for fun with a few friends and colleagues. Two book clubs for faculty and staff meet monthly on the Fairfax Campus and are always open to new members.

TRAP-COM Campaigns for Safe Computing at Mason

Posted: August 23, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Robin Herron

It may sound like some kind of insect killer, but TRAP-COM is out to catch bugs of another kind—digital worms, viruses and malicious software—before they mangle the George Mason computer network.

Fairfax-Prince William Shuttle to Begin Fall Service

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

The fall schedule for the Fairfax-Prince William Mason Express Shuttle is now posted on the shuttle web site. The service, which begins Aug. 29, provides Mason faculty, staff and students free roundtrip bus service between the Fairfax and Prince William Campuses.

Celebrate Campaign for George Mason University on Sept. 24

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

Bowing man

The university community is invited to celebrate the successful conclusion of the Campaign for George Mason University—George Mason’s first comprehensive fund-raising effort—on Saturday, Sept. 24, beginning at 8:15 p.m. at the Center for the Arts Concert Hall.

Mason Sponsors Chertoff Conversation on Terrorism

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

Michael Chertoff

As the nation prepares to mark the fourth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff will sit down with George Mason professor and veteran journalist Frank Sesno on Sept. 9 in a rare public forum in Washington, D.C., to discuss the ongoing battle of safeguarding America against terrorism.

BYTE Week Begins Monday

Posted: August 19, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

BYTE (Build Your Technology and Teaching Expertise) Week for faculty and staff begins on Monday, Aug. 22, on the Fairfax Campus, with brand-new workshops, a Mac Showcase and the opportunity to earn Continuing Education Units. Everything is free.

George Mason in the News

Posted: August 19, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are highlights of national and international news coverage George Mason received during the past week.