Archive for April, 2006

Seminar Examines Issue of Tolerance in Persian Gulf, New RAK Campus

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

On Monday, as part of the “Going Global: The Ethics and Politics of a George Mason University Campus in the Middle East” seminar series, a panel of experts participated in a discussion about issues surrounding the opening of the new Ras al-Khaimah (RAK) campus in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and made general suggestions on plans of action to follow in the future.

Center for the Arts Presents Nrityagram Dance Ensemble

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

dancer

The Nrityagram Dance Ensemble returns to the Center for the Arts on Friday, May 5, at 8 p.m. in a presentation with Washington Performing Arts Society (WPAS).

University Mourns Death of Two Employees

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

The university recently lost two valued employees, Genice Brown, customer service supervisor in the Physical Plant, and Janet Byrd, administrative and program specialist with the Center for Study of Public Choice in the Economics Department.

Excellent Teachers

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

George Mason Teaching Excellence Award winners for 2006 were announced last week. From left, they are Victoria Rader, Sociology and Anthropology; Andrew Wingfield, New Century College; Jane McDonald, College of Education and Human Development; Ann Palkovich, Sociology and Anthropology and the Krasnow Institute (David J. King Teaching Award); Charlene Douglas, College of Nursing and Health […]

Mason Sports Update

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

Following are the latest developments in Mason’s intercollegiate sports teams.

Patriot Club to Host Final Four Celebration on May 2

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

The Patriot Club is proud to host the official Mason Final Four Celebration, which will honor the men’s basketball team, coaches and Mason’s first appearance in the NCAA Final Four. It will take place on the Patriot Center court on Tuesday, May 2.

Alum Receives Ronald Wilson Reagan Public Policy Award

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

U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales has named George Mason alumnus Jeff Dion, a senior attorney at the National Center for Victims of Crime, the recipient of the first Ronald Wilson Reagan Public Policy Award.

Junior Participates in Student Seminar with NATO Secretary General

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

Luis Garzon

Last month, Luis Garzon, a George Mason junior majoring in global affairs with a self-designed concentration in global peace and security, participated in an informal student seminar at The Atlantic Council of the United States with North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer.

Students Named Presidential Management Finalists

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

Six George Mason students were recently named finalists in the Presidential Management Fellows Program run by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management.

George Mason Faculty Honored for Outstanding Teaching

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

The recipients of the 2006 George Mason University teaching awards have been announced and were honored at a reception last week.