Archive for December, 2006

Off the Clock: Public Policy Adjunct Is Master Swimmer

Posted: December 19, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Frank Manheim, as a student at Harvard University in the early 1950s, was among the top 10 college students in the country in springboard diving.

There’s Still Time: Two More Days to Contribute to CVC

Posted: December 19, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

This year’s Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign (CVC) – a means for state employees to make charitable donations – will come to a conclusion on Wednesday, Dec. 20.

Criminalist Henry C. Lee to Present Continuing Professional Education Seminar

Posted: December 18, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Henry C. Lee

Mason’s Office of Continuing Professional Education will present a two-day seminar on Crime Scene Reconstruction and Cold Case Investigation Jan. 29 and 30, conducted by world renowned criminalist Henry C. Lee.

Business Alliance of George Mason University to Host U.S.-China Business Conference

Posted: December 18, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Business Alliance of George Mason University will host a U.S.–China Business Conference on Wednesday, Jan. 24, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C.

Many Faces, Many Dreams: Mason’s Early Identification Program Celebrates 20 Years

Posted: December 18, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Photographs fill the walls of Hortensia Cadenas’ office on the Fairfax Campus. Portraits of high school seniors and group shots of young people mugging for the camera – these are the success stories coming out of the Early Identification Program (EIP).

Jazzy Holiday Party

Posted: December 18, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

President Alan Merten posed with Events Management staff during the annual faculty and staff holiday party. The theme was “All That Jazz,” and the Mason jazz ensemble led by Professor Jim Carroll entertained employees.Photo by Evan Cantwell

Hardball at Mason

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

Chris Matthews, host of “Hardball,” queries actor and director Robert De Niro and actor Matt Damon about their new movie, “The Good Shepherd.” The Hardball crew came to Mason on Thursday as part of the Hardball College Tour. The show taped at Mason will air on MSNBC on Monday. Photo by Evan Cantwell

Law Students Win Scholarships

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

The National Black Law Students Association (NBLSA) announced that Mason Law students Rex Flynn and Ryan Dickson have received scholarships.

Coach Larranaga Receives Impact Award

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

George Mason men’s basketball head coach Jim Larranaga has been named one of 10 winners of AARP The Magazine’s annual Impact Awards. AARP The Magazine is the world’s largest circulation magazine, with more than 29 million readers.

Continuing Professional Education Offers New Certified Supply Chain Professional Certificate

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

George Mason’s Office of Continuing Professional Education (OCPE) is offering a new certificate program for working professionals this spring.