Archive for January, 2007

Men’s Basketball Continues Hot Streak

Posted: January 18, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The George Mason men’s basketball team continued its winning streak on Tuesday, and the Patriots were able to exact revenge for a loss suffered two weeks ago.

The Five-Minute Interview: Miss Virginia, Adrianna Sgarlata

Posted: January 18, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Adrianna Sgarlata

On Monday, Jan. 29, Mason alumna and current graduate student Adrianna Sgarlata, the reigning Miss Virginia, will compete for the Miss America title.

Sgarlata, an accomplished opera singer, graduated from Mason with a bachelor of music in 2005 and is currently working on a master of music degree.

This year’s Miss America pageant will be broadcast from Las Vegas on Country Music Television at 8 p.m.

Executive MBA Students Head to New York for Close-up Look at Financial Markets

Posted: January 18, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The university may have been closed on Jan. 15 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr., but 20 students enrolled in the Executive MBA program were hard at work.

Genetics Conference

Posted: January 17, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Carter Named CAA Co-Player of the Week

Posted: January 17, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Jordan Carter

The George Mason men’s basketball team won its last four games, and one of the key players in Mason’s first winning streak of the season was honored for his on-court performance. Junior Jordan Carter was named Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Co-Player of the Week. It’s the first time Carter has earned the award.

Off the Clock: It’s All in the Cards for ‘The Professor’

Posted: January 17, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Clifton Sutton knows how to hold ‘em and he knows how to fold ‘em. And he also knows how to win.

Spanish Professor Keeps Busy Writing, Lecturing while on Study Leave

Posted: January 17, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Rei Berroa is one of those professors who may be just as busy on leave as when he is teaching.

Cirque Eloize Presents Three Performances at Center for the Arts

Posted: January 16, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

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Under the direction of Daniele Finzi Pasca, the force behind “Corteo” from Cirque du Soleil, Cirque Eloize’s “Rain” is a visually arresting, colorful swirl of constant movement juxtaposing feats of enormous human strength with frailty and vulnerability.

With three performances at Mason’s Center for the Arts on the Fairfax Campus – Friday, Feb. 2, at 8 p.m., and Saturday, Feb. 3, at 2 and 8 p.m. – Cirque Eloize will demonstrate its universal appeal to audiences of all ages.

As a special bonus, at 1 p.m. on Feb. 3, audiences for the 2 p.m. matinee are invited to a free family-friendly reception in the Concert Hall lobby.

Deadline for Employee Recognition Awards Nominations Jan. 17

Posted: January 16, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Nominations for the Outstanding Achievement Award, Exceptional Support Award, Mason Quill Award, Margaret C. Howell Award and Team Excellence Award are due in Human Resources and Payroll by Wednesday, Jan. 17.

More Than One Way to Commute: Options at Transportation Fair

Posted: January 16, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Whether your commute to campus is one mile or more than 100 miles, there may be transportation options you haven’t considered or don’t even know about.