Archive for August, 2007

Conferring with Police

Posted: August 8, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Tom Morris Jr., senior correspondent and producer of the television show, “America’s Most Wanted,” spoke at the College and University Police and Investigators Conference being held on the Fairfax Campus this week.Photo by Nicolas Tan

Washington Glory Clinches Title

Posted: August 7, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Washington Glory outfielder Catalina Morris hammers an RBI double in the fifth inning during a 3-0 shutout against the Rockford Thunder on Friday, Aug. 3. The Glory plays its home games at Mason and swept the Thunder last weekend in the final homestand of the season. With the victories, the Glory (31-9) clinched the National […]

Everyday Hero: David Baylor, Audience Services Manager

Posted: August 7, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

David Baylor

Mason’s Recycling Efforts Provide a Cleaner, More Eco-Friendly Campus

Posted: August 7, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Ron Lim loves talking trash, but as the manager of recycling and waste management at Mason, he is really specific about what he means. One of the biggest challenges facing Lim and his crews in their efforts to keep Mason beautiful and environmentally responsible is people who don’t — or won’t — read.

Mason Hosts Annual Conference of College, University Law Officers

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

Hundreds of law enforcement officers, primarily from college and university campuses throughout the United States, will gather at Mason’s Fairfax Campus, Aug. 6-9, to discuss topics ranging from dealing with campus violence and emergency response efforts to strategic planning and establishing effective ways to work more closely together.

Donors Enable Mason’s Status as an ‘All-Steinway’ University

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

Beethoven’s “Tempest.” Mendelssohn’s “Restlessness.” Debussy’s “Claire de Lune.” These are some of the classics that deepen the human experience and make us grateful for the gift of music. Lately, the Mason Music Department has had reason to be grateful for a gift no less extraordinary: 16 brand-new Steinway grands, considered the top-of-the-line in pianos.

Summer 2007 Accolades

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

Accolades recognizes the latest achievements of George Mason faculty and staff members.

Send information to gazette@gmu.edu. Please note: The next Accolades column will be published Sept. 4, 2007. The deadline for submissions is Aug. 27.

David W. Rossell Scholarship Endowment Established

Posted: August 3, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

With a seed gift from Mason Provost Peter Stearns, the David W. Rossell Scholarship Endowment has been established to provide a scholarship for a graduate student pursuing a degree in the Higher Education Program.

George Mason in the News

Posted: August 3, 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.

Mason Hosts First Partnership Summit on Long-Term Care Insurance

Posted: August 2, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Beginning yesterday and concluding today, the first Charting the Future of Long-Term Care Insurance conference is being held at the Arlington Campus. Organizers, including Mark Meiners, professor of health policy in the College of Health and Human Services, expect it to be an annual event.