Archive for September, 2005

College of Nursing and Health Science Town Hall Meeting

September 30, 2005

Lucy Boland, assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Science, answers questions at a Town Hall meeting on Thursday, Sept. 29, regarding a reorganization of the college. Plans call for a name change to the College of Health and Human Services and the incorporation of the Social Work Department into the college. A […]

In the Community

September 30, 2005

Following are members of the George Mason community who made presentations to community groups in September as part of the University Speakers Bureau. For more information on the Speakers Bureau, call 703-993-8846.

  • Sept. 13—Dan Walsch, Media Relations, “Public Relations” for Burke Rotary Club.

  • Sept. 20—Fred Schack, School of Recreation, Health and Tourism, “Alternative Health Care” for Culpepper Garden Senior Center.

Students Displaced by Hurricane Katrina Find a Home at Mason

September 30, 2005

Thirty students displaced from universities damaged by Hurricane Katrina have registered for classes at Mason.

George Mason in the News

September 30, 2005

The following are highlights of news coverage George Mason received during the past week.

Gubernatorial Debate at Mason Today

September 30, 2005

George Mason and WTOP Radio will host a special debate edition of the “WTOP Politics Program with Mark Plotkin” live from Mason’s Harris Theater today at 10 a.m.

Cambridge Develops E-Portfolio Refinement

September 29, 2005

Darren Cambridge, assistant professor of Internet studies and information literacy in New Century College, is a technical advisory board member to the Instructional Management System (IMS) Learning Consortium. For the past two years, he has worked to develop a specification that would allow users’ e-portfolios to be more versatile and universally applicable.

Morowitz Receives Grant to Study the Emergence of Life

September 29, 2005

Harold Morowitz of the Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study and the Santa Fe Institute will lead a team of researchers to investigate how the fundamental molecular processes of life emerged on Earth in the prebiotic world. The team has a $2.9 million grant awarded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Mason Hall Alumni Atrium Gallery Opens ‘Breaking Ground’ Exhibit

September 29, 2005

A new exhibit highlighting George Mason’s many construction projects now on the drawing boards opened recently in the Mason Hall Alumni Atrium on the Fairfax Campus.

Mason Hall Gallery display

Fall Convocation to Focus on Successful Campaign

September 29, 2005

George Mason’s successful fund-raising campaign will be the focus of the fall convocation, set for Thursday, Oct. 6, at 3 p.m. in Harris Theatre on the Fairfax Campus. The entire campus community is invited.

Goalkeeper Named Rookie of the Week

September 28, 2005

Eric Barnes

Men’s soccer freshman goalkeeper Eric Barnes, undecided major, was tabbed Brine Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week on Sept. 26.