Archive for November, 2006

Center for the Arts Presents ‘A Classical Christmas’ with Sykes, Parkening

Posted: November 17, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

A “Classical Christmas” begins when sonorous baritone Jubilant Sykes and celebrated guitarist Christopher Parkening welcome the audience and the season with a mesmerizing treatment of “O Come, O Come Emanuel.”

Aerospace Center Hosts Programs on Space Exploration and Policy

Posted: November 17, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Kenneth Button

The Center for Aerospace Policy Research in the School of Public Policy is busy conducting workshops, conferences, seminars and short courses. Many of the programs examine data about space exploration, recommend policies to further space research and promote a better understanding of possibilities for the private and public sectors.

George Mason in the News

Posted: November 17, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are highlights of national news coverage George Mason recently received.

Virginia Opera to Present ‘Susannah’ at Center for the Arts

Posted: November 16, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Virginia Opera adds Carlisle Floyd’s 20th-century American opera “Susannah” to its repertoire, with performances at Mason’s Center for the Arts in Fairfax on Friday, Dec. 1, at 8 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 3, at 2 p.m.

Alumna Brings Personal Perspective to Research on Speech Impairments

Posted: November 16, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

We have so many different ways of communicating. We use gestures, facial expressions, body language and the written word. But, more often than not, we rely on the spoken word to communicate our thoughts, ideas, agreement or disagreement with others. When we cannot rely on speaking to others, where do we turn?

Yoosun Chung with mother

FAST TRAIN Recognized by International Baccalaureate Organization

Posted: November 16, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason’s Center for International Education in the College of Education and Human Development has received recognition from the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) for a series of graduate courses in the FAST TRAIN elementary education program.

Men’s Basketball Trophy on Display, Final Four Banner to Be Raised at Saturday’s Home Opener

Posted: November 16, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason’s home opener on Saturday against Wichita State University has officially sold out, and a record crowd is expected in the Patriot Center. The game will also be broadcast on ESPN2.

Final Four Redux

Posted: November 16, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

For a limited time only, Mason fans can relive the Final Four just by driving down Roanoke River Road on the Fairfax Campus. Some of the original banners that hung in Indianapolis, the site of the NCAA Final Four games last spring, have been hoisted in time for the men’s basketball opener on Saturday.Photo by […]

Veterans Lunch at Mason

Posted: November 15, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Thomas Hennessey, Mason chief of staff, far right, chats with veterans during a special luncheon hosted last week to honor veterans in the Mason community. Hennessey is a retired U.S. Army colonel. Photo by Evan Cantwell

Triple X ESPN Radio to Broadcast George Mason Men’s Basketball Games

Posted: November 15, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason men’s basketball games this season will be broadcast on Red Zebra Broadcasting’s flagship Triple X ESPN Radio (730 AM, 92.7 FM and 94.3 FM).