Archive for October, 2007

The Actors’ Gang to Present George Orwell’s ‘1984’ at Center for the Arts

Posted: October 29, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

“In the time of universal deceit – telling the truth is a revolutionary act,” novelist George Orwell once said. The Los Angeles-based theater group, the Actors’ Gang, will bring a powerful new adaptation of Orwell’s classic dystopian novel, “1984,” to the stage at Mason’s Center for the Arts on Friday, Nov. 16 at 8 p.m.

Chen Li Photographs on Exhibit in Mason Hall Alumni Atrium

Posted: October 29, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Photographer Chen Li will have an exhibition of photographs called “The Lives and Faiths of Chinese Minorities” on display in the Mason Hall Alumni Atrium beginning today through Nov. 16.

Civil Engineering Career Fair at Mason

Posted: October 29, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The second-annual Civil Engineering Career Fair is being hosted by Mason’s chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) on Monday, Nov. 12, from 1 to 5 p.m. in Johnson Center’s Dewberry Hall.

Center for Global Education Offers Spring Break Trip to Scotland or Central Europe

Posted: October 29, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Center for Global Education is offering the opportunity to travel to either Scotland or Central Europe during Mason’s Spring Break, from March 8 through March 16, 2008. The trip is open to both students and the general public, and is available for credit or audit.

Walk This Way: Mason Researcher Looks at Human Movement and Perception

Posted: October 29, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

You can probably pick your mother, your brother, your husband or best friend out of a crowd from a distance. From across campus, with just the briefest glance, you can recognize them walking toward you.

Theater of the First Amendment Announces Program for High School Playwrights

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

Theater of the First Amendment, the professional theater in residence at Mason’s Center for the Arts, announces the return of its unique free mentoring program and competition for all Fairfax County high school playwrights.

Foundation Names New President, CFO

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

George Mason University Foundation Chair Michael Anzilotti has announced the appointments of David Roe as president of the George Mason University Foundation and Tracy White as chief financial officer of the foundation.

George Mason in the News

Posted: October 26, 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.

Former Mob Captain Franzese to Speak on Dangers of Gambling

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

Michael Franzese

Michael Franzese, a former member of the Colombo crime family and author of “Quitting the Mob” and “Blood Covenant,” is the featured speaker in an educational program for the Mason community presented by Intercollegiate Athletics on Wednesday, Oct. 31, at 10 a.m. in the Johnson Center Cinema on the Fairfax Campus.

Mason Sports Roundup

Posted: October 25, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason men’s golf, men’s and women’s soccer and swimming and diving, men’s tennis and women’s volleyball teams were in action this past weekend.