Archive for April, 2007

President Merten Speaks at Faculty Senate

Posted: April 6, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Alan Merten, president of George Mason, encouraged faculty input and recognized several recent faculty achievements at the Faculty Senate on April 4.

Center for the Arts Announces 2007-08 Season

Posted: April 6, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason’s Center for the Arts announced the new season of Great Performances at Mason. In support of the season, PNC Bank made public its sponsorship of the Series.

Former Mason Employee Morris Jones Dies

Posted: April 6, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Morris R. Jones, 86, an employee at George Mason University who retired in 2004 after 20 years of service, passed away on Monday, April 2.

Science Writer Paul Davies to Launch Book Tour at Mason

Posted: April 5, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Popular science writer and Templeton Prize winner Paul Davies will launch his new book “Cosmic Jackpot” as part of the Aharonov Lecture Series on Wednesday, April 18, at 3 p.m. in the Center for the Arts on the Fairfax Campus.  

A Five-Minute Interview: English Professor Don Gallehr

Posted: April 5, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

English Professor Don Gallehr shares a milestone with the George Mason University. At the annual University Day Breakfast, Gallehr will be the first person to be recognized for 40 years of service to the university.

Mason Celebrates University Day

Posted: April 5, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

In celebration of George Mason’s full university status proclaimed by the Virginia General Assembly, the Mason community celebrates University Day every year on April 7. This year marks the 35th anniversary of Mason’s formal separation from the University of Virginia.

Student Becomes First Udall Scholar at Mason

Posted: April 5, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Katarina Doctor, a junior at George Mason majoring in geography, has been awarded a Morris K. Udall scholarship. Doctor is the first Mason student to be named a Udall Scholar.

Film Scholar Comes to Mason to Discuss Actor Johnny Depp

Posted: April 4, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

On Wednesday, April 4, the Film and Media Studies department will welcome noted film scholar Murray Pomerance to an open lecture in support of his new book, “Johnny Depp Starts Here.”

Mason Freshman Wins Two Gold Medals

Posted: April 4, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Kate Ziegler, a freshman at George Mason, did her part for the United States swimming team that competed in the recent world championships.

Mason to Celebrate National Library Week

Posted: April 4, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Noted historian and George Mason University Scholar-in-Resident Richard Norton Smith will lead a discussion in honor of National Library Week. The event will take place Thursday, April 19, from 5 to 6:30 p.m.