Archive for October, 2006

Mason Spotlights Researchers

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

Over the next year, George Mason will be running a series of advertisements in major national media, including Time, Business Week, Forbes and U.S. News & World Report, to highlight prominent Mason researchers. The ad above is the first in the series and features Mark Krekeler, assistant professor of environmental science and policy, and senior […]

Legend Bo Diddley and Friends to Appear at Center for the Arts

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

Bo Diddley is an artist with legendary stature and a remarkable five-decade career. He had such hits as “Bo Diddley,” “I’m a Man,” “Who Do You Love?” and “Roadrunner.”

Keelan Named CAA Women’s Soccer Co-Rookie of the Week

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

Kelly Keelan

The George Mason women’s soccer team had a 1-0-1 week, and they couldn’t have done it without freshman forward Kelly Keelan.

Speakers to Explore the Human Costs of War

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

At presentations on Thursday, Oct. 26, a group of speakers that includes military veterans will consider current U.S. policy and reflect on its costs to U.S. service people and the soldiers and civilians of the Middle East.

Mason Law Bar Passage Rates Soar

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

The Virginia Board of Bar Examiners has reported that Mason Law alumni who sat for the state bar exam in July 2006 passed the test in record numbers.

Among all takers, 83.2 percent of Mason graduates passed the bar, bettering the state average passing rate by more than 11 percentage points.

Visiting Artist Renee Stout Featured in ‘Visual Voices’

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

World-renowned Washington artist Renee Stout will kick off the first 2006-07 Professional Lecture Series Distinguished Visiting Artist program as campus resident artist from October 23 to 27.

Transitions

Posted: October 24, 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.

STATS Professor Pushes Media toward Higher Standards

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

Rebecca Goldin

Say you read an article in a newspaper you don’t agree with, or question how the reporter drew his conclusions. Perhaps you decided to write a letter to the editor, or placed a call to the writer to talk about the story. Most of us, perhaps, simply move on or don’t even bother to question the accuracy of what we read or heard.

Libraries Document Mason’s Dream Season in Electronic Archive

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

Madness @ Mason: Documenting a Dream Season is an electronic archive of artifacts, printed materials and other items that documents the Mason men’s basketball team’s 2005-06 season and NCAA Tournament run.

Women’s Volleyball Gets Back on Winning Track with Victory over UNC Wilmington

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

George Mason’s women’s volleyball team snapped their seven-match losing streak with a 3-1 (23-30, 32-30, 30-26, 30-21) win over the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, on Sunday.