Archive for September, 2006

Basketball Players, Coaches to Read to Local Elementary School Students

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

During the academic year, Mason’s head men’s basketball coach Jim Larranaga and several players from his team will participate in the National Association of Basketball Coaches Reading Program, while the women’s basketball team will visit a local elementary school to promote reading and academics.

Information Security Student Receives $10,000 Fellowship

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

Kamaleldin Mohamed, a student in George Mason’s PhD in Information Technology Program concentrating in information security and assurance, recently won a $10,000 graduate research fellowship.

Transitions

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

This periodic column highlights the comings and goings of George Mason faculty and staff, as well as promotions and job changes within the university.

English Department Announces Visiting Writer Events

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

Each semester, the English Department welcomes distinguished visiting writers in poetry, fiction and nonfiction for creative writing workshops and public readings.

Stephen Fuller: The ‘Go-To’ Economist for the Washington Region

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

Stephen Fuller can make even the driest economic report seem interesting. Director of George Mason’s Center for Regional Analysis and the Dwight Schar Professor of Public Policy, Fuller is a man in demand for his thorough economic analysis and his ability to relate to his audience.

Fall’s Official

Posted: September 22, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The first day of fall brought some cooler weather and a hint of changing colors as students walked to and from the Johnson Center on the Fairfax Campus.Creative Services photo

Golf Opens Season with a Fourth-Place Finish at Towson Invitational

Posted: September 22, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The George Mason golf team began its fall season at the Towson Fall Invitational at Musket Ridge Golf Course, finishing in fourth place in the 13-team event.

Center for the Arts Welcomes Broadway Legend Betty Buckley

Posted: September 22, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Betty Buckley – called “The Voice of Broadway!“ by New York Magazine – won her first Tony as Broadway’s Grizabella, the Glamour Cat, in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Cats.”

George Mason in the News

Posted: September 22, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

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

Isikoff, Corn to Discuss ‘Hubris’ at Fall for the Book

Posted: September 22, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Fall for the Book will bring an unusual format, “Q&A Café at Mason,” to showcase nationally known journalists Michael Isikoff of Newsweek and David Corn of The Nation as they discuss their new book, “Hubris: The Inside Story of Spin, Scandal and the Selling of the Iraq War.”