Archive for September, 2005

Keeping Data Safe: Computer Security Web Site Offers Help (Sept. 2, 2005)

Posted: September 2, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

In May, George Mason instituted a new Data Stewardship Policy that codified the university community’s responsibilities toward the data entrusted to them in their daily work.

George Mason in the News

Posted: September 2, 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.

Mason Offers Classes to Hurricane-Stranded Students (Sept. 2, 2005)

Posted: September 2, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason is accepting and processing applications from Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C.-area undergraduate students whose institutions in Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi are unable to open because of damage caused by Hurricane Katrina.

Every Nook and Cranny: Employee of the Month Knows His Way around Center for the Arts (Sept. 1, 2005)

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

Dan Hobson

You’ll never see Dan Hobson performing on a Center for the Arts (CFA) stage, but his behind-the-scenes magic deserves just as much applause as that received by the professional and student performers his work supports.

Mason Ranks High in Student Success (Sept. 1, 2005)

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

Research shows that student involvement is an integral part of academic success, and George Mason has been recognized again for fostering that involvement. Earlier this year, Mason was named as one of 20 schools extremely successful at fostering student success. According to an Aug. 28 USA Today article, Mason is a diverse institution that does “an especially good job of educating students.”

September 2005 Accolades

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

Accolades is a monthly column recognizing the latest achievements of George Mason faculty and staff members.