Archive for December, 2005

Animation Festival Rescheduled for Dec. 16

Posted: December 15, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Because of last week’s snow day, George Mason’s first animation festival has been rescheduled for Friday, Dec. 16, at 8 p.m. in the Johnson Center Cinema on the Fairfax Campus.

Mason Experts Offer Tips for the Holiday Season: When to Consider Assisted Living

Posted: December 15, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

For many adult children, a long-awaited trip home to visit elderly parent(s) may be shocking for those whose parents’ health has deteriorated.

2005: A Year to Remember, Part II

Posted: December 14, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The year 2005 was a landmark one for George Mason University, as the institution continued to grow in enrollment, programs, personnel and budget. Following are some more high points of the year.

Mason Experts Offer Tips for the Holiday Season: Reconnecting with Unlikely Family and Friends

Posted: December 14, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The holiday season has become a time to renew ties and bonds with family and friends, some of them involving people who live in far-flung places.

Gunston Collects for CVC

Posted: December 14, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The George Mason mascot, Gunston, collects President Alan Merten’s pledge card for the Combined Virginia Campaign. The campaign ends Dec. 23.Creative Services photo

2005: A Year to Remember

Posted: December 13, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The year 2005 was a landmark one for George Mason University, as the institution continued to grow in enrollment, programs, personnel and budget. In this two-part series, we’ll take a look back at some of the high points of the year.

Singing with the Choir

Posted: December 13, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Music Professor Patricia Miller joined the Moscow State University Choir in a performance at the Center for the Arts over the weekend. With her is chorus Conductor Mirza Askerov and singer David Gvinianidze.Creative Services photo

Mason Experts Offer Tips for the Holiday Season: Eating Healthy

Posted: December 13, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The holiday season is in full swing. All the activities – hosting and attending parties, shopping for gifts, cooking and baking, visiting extended family and friends – add to the excitement, as well as the stress, of this time of year. In this four-part series, several George Mason experts offer Gazette readers tips for dealing with both the positive and stressful aspects of the season.

Gone Platinum: Award-Winning GMU-TV Educates with Technology

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

GMU-TV has won so many awards – 57 in the last 10 years – that the elegant gold and silver statuettes and sparkling plaques overflow the unit’s display case and are scattered throughout offices and studios in Innovation Hall.

Happy Birthday, George

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

In honor of the statesman’s 280th birthday on Dec. 11, a George Mason impersonator visited with students in the Johnson Center last week. Student Government arranged for the commemoration.Creative Services Photo