Archive for January, 2006

Patriots Have Record-Book Performance in Win over Tribe

Posted: January 27, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Jai Lewis

Mason rallied behind its bench after falling behind midway through the first half as the subs ignited a 29-12 run that allowed the Patriots to eventually pull away from the College of William & Mary, downing the Tribe 81-58 in Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) action last night at the Patriot Center.

Mason shot .659 from the field in the game, the fifth-best shooting performance in school history. The Patriots were 14 of 14 from the free-throw line, tying a school record. Jai Lewis was 9 of 10 from the field, tying for the fourth-best individual single-game performance.

Under One Roof: Honors Students Fill Adams Hall

Posted: January 27, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Most freshmen arriving at college aren’t sure what kind of roommate they will get. They may worry whether they will be matched with someone who parties nonstop or doesn’t share the same interests.

George Mason in the News

Posted: January 27, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are highlights of national and international news coverage George Mason received during the past week.

Technology and Engineering Professors Team with Local High School Students

Posted: January 27, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

In a first-of-its-kind program, George Mason’s Volgenau School of Information Technology and Engineering is partnering with Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology to offer the high school students college credit.

Living Dream in a Dying Village

Posted: January 26, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Drawings and paintings by children from a small Chinese village afflicted with AIDS are on display in the Johnson Center Gallery on the Fairfax Campus now through Jan. 27. The exhibit is supported by the Chi Heng Foundation (CHF). Chung To, founder of CHF, will speak at a reception on Thursday, Jan. 26, from 7 […]

Mason’s BOV Approves Increase in Room and Board Rate

Posted: January 26, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

At its Jan. 25 meeting, George Mason’s Board of Visitors (BOV) approved an approximate four percent increase in the room and board rate for students living on campus for the 2006-07 academic year.

With Professor’s Help, Student Finds ‘The Sculptor Within’

Posted: January 26, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Senior LaRinda Meinburg finds inspiration in everyday household items – garbage bags, plastic milk jugs and toilet paper – but her sculptures are far from ordinary. And they have started to capture the attention of the local arts community.

Meinburg was one of 36 artists recently awarded fellowships from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. She was one of only two artists from the Northern Virginia area to receive an award this year.

LaRinda Meinburg

Farewell Reception for Reid Herlihy to Be Held

Posted: January 26, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

A farewell reception for Reid Herlihy, vice president for Facilities, will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 8, from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Mason Hall Atrium.

Fairfax Innovation Center to Celebrate Expansion

Posted: January 26, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Fairfax Innovation Center (FIC), a business incubator at the School of Public Policy’s Mason Enterprise Center in Old Town Fairfax, will hold an open house on Monday, Jan. 30, to celebrate its expansion and growing success.

CAS Faculty and Staff Members Bequeath $1 Million

Posted: January 25, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Daniele Struppa, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), created the CAS Department Legacy Society to ensure the future strength of each department in the college and to attract top-ranked students and faculty.