Archive for September, 2005

Beware the Spam Scam

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

Just when you thought you’d heard about every online scam there is, a new one comes along. This one could have you out thousands of dollars—it happened to one Mason faculty member.

Welcome to the New Gazette

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

As daily readers have noticed, the Mason Gazette has gone through a transition phase over the past few weeks. This week, the Gazette appears in its new and final design, with a weekly feature and daily news stories about the people and activities at George Mason University.

Olds Named to Editorial Board of New Journal

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

James Olds

James Olds, director of the Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study, was recently named to the editorial board of a new international, peer-reviewed journal called Cognitive Neurodynamics.

Scholarship Celebrated

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

Linda Seligmann

Junior Receives Prestigious Pickering Fellowship

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

Rebecca Struwe

Junior Rebecca Struwe, who is double majoring in global affairs and Spanish, was awarded a Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship through the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.

Mason Licenses Technology to Security Firm

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

George Mason has licensed five patent-pending technologies and copyrighted software to Secure Elements, a small security firm in Herndon. The technologies were developed by a group in the Center for Secure Information Systems (CSIS) in the School of Information Technology and Engineering.

George Mason in the News

Posted: September 23, 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.

A Ball of Fur, a Bit of Love

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

Hazel McFerson with stuffed toys

Mason Scientists Say Catastrophic Hurricanes Due in Part to Global Warming

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

George Mason’s severe weather researchers at the Center for Earth Observing and Space Research (CEOSR) predict damaging high-category hurricanes becoming the norm rather than the exception for states along the Gulf of Mexico if sea surface temperatures continue to rise.

Falling for the Book

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