Archive for March, 2007

Greek Week Events Announced

Posted: March 26, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason’s fraternities and sororities have organized activities for every day of this week. All events will be held on the Fairfax Campus.

Robinson Professor Paden Still on a ‘Path of Inquiry’

Posted: March 26, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

With Madonna raising money for orphans, Oprah Winfrey establishing a school for girls, George Clooney calling attention to humanitarian crises and U-2 lead singer Bono working to solve monetary and health problems, Africa seems to be the celebrity cause du jour. But John Paden has long been interested in the world’s second largest continent.

Mason to Receive $2.3 Million Computer Security Grant

Posted: March 23, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Many people have experienced the frustration of having a computer crash because of a virus or software failure. Usually, the only option is to rebuild the system from scratch and inevitably lose all files stored on the computer.

O’Connor Inducted into Sports Hall of Fame

Posted: March 23, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason Athletic Director Tom O’Connor was inducted into the Hudson County (N.J.) Sports Hall of Fame on March 22 at the Casino-in-the-Park in Jersey City.

Fenwick Fellows Program Seeks Applications

Posted: March 23, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Applications for the 2007-08 Fenwick Fellows program are being accepted through Wednesday, April 25. The competition is open to all tenured and tenure-track faculty members at George Mason. The selection of fellows will be announced by the end of this academic year.

George Mason in the News

Posted: March 23, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

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

Job Fair

Posted: March 23, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

On Wednesday and Thursday, about 200 employers and hundreds of job-seekers got together on the Fairfax Campus in Dewberry Hall for the annual Job and Internship Fair hosted by Career Services. SRA International was one of the employers represented.Photo by Nicolas Tan

Lockheed Martin Boosts CPAC

Posted: March 22, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Lockheed Martin Undersea Systems Vice President and Manassas General Manager Denise Saiki presents a check for $250,000 to President Alan Merten and College of Visual and Performing Arts Dean Bill Reeder. This grant to the endowment of the soon-to-be-built Community Performing Arts Center on the Prince William Campus will help underwrite the accessibility of the […]

Larranaga Makes Hall of Fame Mag’s ‘Cinderella Men’ List

Posted: March 22, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason men’s basketball head coach Jim Larranaga was no. 2 on Hall of Fame Magazine’s “Top 10 NCAA Hoop Cinderella Men” list published online on March 20. Larranaga is the only coach on the list.

An Interview with Mark Camphouse, ‘American Musician’

Posted: March 22, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mark Camphouse, well-known composer, conductor and music adjudicator, joined the Mason faculty in September 2006 as professor of music. He conducts the university wind symphony and teaches courses in conducting and composition.