Archive for January, 2006

The International Coffee Hour

January 31, 2006

Everyone is invited to the international coffee hour, which is held at frequent intervals on the Fairfax and Arlington Campuses and is designed to help international students feel comfortable in their new academic “home.” Above, from left, Sociology and Anthropology Assistant Professors John Dale and Tony Samara chat with Tunde Falade, a student in the […]

George Mason Faculty in the Community

January 31, 2006

Following are members of the George Mason community who made presentations to community groups in January as part of the University Speakers Bureau.

Patriot Center Announces February Events

January 31, 2006

February is a full month for the Patriot Center on the Fairfax Campus, and the schedule features Patriots basketball, concerts, boxing and “Barney Live! The Let’s Go Tour.”

As American as Apple Pie: International Students Get a Taste of U.S. Culture

January 31, 2006

Continuing its efforts to bring together students coming from abroad so they may integrate with the general George Mason population, the Office of International Programs and Services (OIPS) has organized six events this month alone and will host a Super Bowl party in Fairfax this Sunday to introduce students to American football.

Mark Morris Dance Group Returns to Center for the Arts

January 31, 2006

Mark Morris Dance group

A Mark Morris Dance Group performance means many things, among them, says the Washington Post, “beautiful movement, beautiful music, presented in unbroken harmony that feels as natural as breathing.”

Patriots Crush Old Dominion, 66-47

January 30, 2006

The George Mason men’s basketball team used an 18-2 first-half run to break open a two-point game, and the Patriots’ defense never relented, as Mason blew out Old Dominion on Saturday afternoon, crushing the Monarchs 66-47 in front of 6,627 fans.

Civil Engineering Institute to Hold Annual Meeting

January 30, 2006

George Mason’s Civil Engineering Institute (CEI) is hosting its annual awards luncheon and meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 31, in the Johnson Center Dewberry Hall on the Fairfax Campus. Lt. Gen. Carl A. Strock, commander and chief of engineers, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is the keynote speaker.

Aquatic and Fitness Center Offers Free Trial Classes

January 30, 2006

All this week, the Aquatic and Fitness Center on the Fairfax Campus will offer free trial classes for a number of its popular fitness options.

Aquatic and Fitness Center

Presidential Historian to Join Mason Faculty

January 30, 2006

Richard Norton Smith

A prominent leader and founder of several presidential libraries and institutions, Richard Norton Smith will join the George Mason faculty this year.

Business Alliance ‘Bootcamp’ Puts Growing Companies through the Paces

January 30, 2006

An army of entrepreneurs and other business leaders is converging at the Reston Hyatt on Wednesday, Feb. 15, and the Business Alliance of George Mason University is leading the charge.