Archive for September, 2007

Arlington Welcome

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

Adrienne Barna, far right, associate director of Counseling and Psychological Services, staffed a table at the Arlington Campus’s welcome night last week.Photo by Evan Cantwell

Harold Gortner Distinguished Speaker Series Features Comptroller General

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

David M. Walker, comptroller general of the United States, will talk about the long-term fiscal policy challenges facing the nation as part of the Harold Gortner Distinguished Speaker Series, presented by the Department of Public and International Affairs on Tuesday, Oct. 2.

Walker was appointed the seventh comptroller general and began his 15-year term in October 1998. As comptroller general, Walker serves as head of the U.S. Government Accountability Office, a legislative branch agency whose mission is to improve the performance and assure the accountability of the federal government for the benefit of the American people.

Staff Senate Issues Call for Nominations

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

The Staff Senate is seeking nominations to fill open seats in the 2007 midterm election.

Mason Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

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

Each year at Mason, from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15, Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated to recognize the culture, contributions and heritage of the largest ethnic group in America.

The More, the Merrier: Mason Provost Achieves Milestone with Latest Book

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

A new book by Provost Peter Stearns isn’t that unusual; Stearns is a prolific scholar and frequently publishes one or two books a year. What makes his latest product different is the fact that it is the historian’s 100th book.

Advanced Study Options at Showcase of Graduate Studies

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

The Showcase of Graduate Studies will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 19, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Johnson Center’s Dewberry Hall.

College of Visual and Performing Arts Offers Arts, by George!

Posted: September 14, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) and Center for the Arts announce the second annual Arts, by George! benefit that supports student scholarships in CVPA.

The beginning of the evening showcases the remarkable artistic talents of Mason students and faculty and culminates in the Concert Hall with a performance by legendary Broadway artist Barbara Cook.

Co-chaired by Cong. Tom Davis and state Sen. Jeannemarie Devolites Davis and generously supported by many local metro area donors and businesses, Arts, by George! will be held on Mason’s Fairfax Campus on Saturday, Sept. 29, beginning at 5 p.m.

Police Announce Arrests in Burglaries

Posted: September 14, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

University Police announced the arrest of three individuals in connection with the burglary of $89,000 of university property in February 2006.

Mason in the News

Posted: September 14, 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 Alert Registers More Than 10,000

Posted: September 14, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason Alert, a new information system designed to give students, faculty and staff immediate access to emergency announcements, notifications and updates during times of a major campus or area crisis, has passed the 10,000 mark in total registrations.