Archive for January, 2006

‘Collapse’ Opens Next Week

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

“Collapse,” a sculpture installation by Ledelle Moe, opens on Tuesday, Jan. 31, in the Fine Arts Gallery on the Fairfax Campus. The show runs through March 3.

An opening reception will be held on Thursday, Feb. 2, from 7 to 9 p.m., and an artist’s talk will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 14, at 4:30 p.m. in the gallery, which is on the ground floor of the Fine Arts Building.

Ledelle Moe sculpture

School of Computational Sciences Holds Research Colloquium

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

The spring series of Research Colloquium in Computational Sciences begins Monday, Feb. 6, with a guest presentation by Carlos Gonzalez of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Md.

Center for the Arts Presents Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel

Posted: January 24, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Pianist Jeffrey Siegel in his unique, upbeat Keyboard Conversations series, combines lively and accessible commentary about composers and their compositions with full-length performances of featured works.

Law Students Compete by Counseling Clients

Posted: January 24, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mr. Davis is afraid he is going to lose his job. Davis has been sleeping with his boss, but when he tried to break up with her, she threatened to expose Davis’ addiction to Zantac. Davis suspects that revealing his addiction will not only cost him his job, but may cost him custody of his children, as he is recently separated from his wife.

Last Saturday morning, 24 George Mason School of Law students met Mr. Davis, a hypothetical client, as part of the annual Client Counseling Competition. The topic of this year’s competition, hosted by the Law School’s Trial Advocacy Association, was “Employers and Employees.”

DoIT Dialogue to Focus on Mason’s Portal Pilot

Posted: January 24, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

This spring, George Mason is launching its first web portal pilot, myMason, for a small group of residential students.

Mason Goes 3-2 in Dual Wrestling Meets

Posted: January 23, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Day two of the Colonial Athletic Association Duals concluded Saturday at the George Mason University Fieldhouse.

UNCW Snaps Mason’s Six-Game Win Streak

Posted: January 23, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Patriots lost sole possession of first place in the Colonial Athletic Association but remain tied atop the standings after Saturday’s loss to the University of North Carolina Wilmington, 69-63.

Study May Improve Prediction of Hurricanes,Tropical Cyclones

Posted: January 23, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Zafer Boybeyi

George Mason’s Zafer Boybeyi and a team of researchers will study hurricanes and tropical cyclones as part of a new $380,000 National Science Foundation grant. This study will combine two prediction scales – weather and climate.

“We are excited to receive a grant that will potentially allow us to move to the next level in terms of predicting these devastating storms,” says Boybeyi.

The project, titled “A Climatological Study of Atlantic Basin Tropical Storms to Provide Satellite Data Assimilation Guidance for Numerical Models,” is approved for three years.

Training in Office Software Available for Faculty and Staff

Posted: January 23, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

DoIT’s Training in Office and Productivity Skills (TOPS) program will offer comprehensive courses in Microsoft Access 2003, Excel 2003 and PowerPoint 2003 at the Fairfax Campus this spring.

Silver Ceremony

Posted: January 23, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The police observe a moment of silence after the colors are presented at a ceremony on Friday marking the 25th anniversary of the department.Creative Services photo