Archive for December, 2001

Nakai, VanWagenen Named to Virginia All-State Team

Posted: December 14, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason sophomore defenders Keith Nakai and Hugh VanWagenen have been selected to the Virginia Division I All-State men’s soccer second team in voting by the Virginia Sports Information Directors. It is the first such honor for each player. Nakai also was selected to the All-Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) second team. Nakai and VanWagenen were […]

Economics Department Ranked No. 1 in the U.S. South

Posted: December 14, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Amanda Adolph George Mason’s Department of Economics is the finest in the South. That’s the finding of a just-published study that assesses faculty scholarship productivity. The University of Maryland, Duke University, Johns Hopkins University, and the University of Georgia round out the top five. The survey, published in the Journal of Applied Economic Letters, […]

Picture This…

Posted: December 13, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

As part of a class project for Tom Ashcraft, Art and Visual Technology, students dropped eggs from two stories high in the Johnson Center last week. The goal was to protect the egg from breaking.

Kellar Institute Cosponsors Assistive Technology Conference

Posted: December 13, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The TAM-EAST Conference 2002, held Jan. 10 to 12 at the Hyatt Regency Reston, joins the Technology and Media (TAM) Conference, sponsored by the Technology and Media Division of the Council for Exceptional Children, and the Eastern Assistive Solutions with Technology (EAST) Conference, sponsored by the Graduate School of Education’s Kellar Institute for Human disAbilities, […]

Information Technology Unit Reorganizes for Better Service, Efficiency

Posted: December 13, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Robin Herron Acknowledging the fact that the budget is going to remain static at best while enrollment growth is a given, Joy Hughes, vice president for Information Technology, told the audience at a “DoIT Dialogue” last week that her unit is adapting by becoming more efficient and looking for ways to make the most […]

Governor Visits Mason Today for Announcement

Posted: December 13, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Virginia Gov. James Gilmore is at George Mason today for a press conference in the Johnson Center Cinema at 1 p.m. Gilmore will be talking about the capital needs of higher education, and will make an announcement that affects George Mason.

Pereira, Umansky Named All-Region by AVCA

Posted: December 12, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Sophomore outside hitter Aline Pereira and freshman setter Jesica Umansky were named to the 2001 American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Division I All-Region East Team. The only two players not hailing from an Atlantic Coast Conference school, Pereira and Umansky helped the Patriots to a first place regular season finish in the Colonial Athletic Association. […]

Diversity Training No Longer an Elective for Local Companies

Posted: December 12, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Michelle Nery Adjunct professor and founder of Live Wire Media Relations, Chryssa Zizos, will present a workshop, “Managing the Diversity Dilemma in a Turbulent Marketplace,” at the National Press Club today from 8 to11 a.m. with Mauricio Velásquez of the Diversity Training Group (DTG). Several corporations, non-profit organizations, and federal agencies have already signed […]

Today Is Half-Price Day at Campus Crossroads in Ciao Hall

Posted: December 12, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Faculty and staff members eat for half price today at Campus Crossroads in Ciao Hall, located in SUB II. Lunch is served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Remember to bring your university ID. For more information, call Dining Services at x33300.

ICASIT, GWU Partner on Technology Forecast

Posted: December 12, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Elena Barbre How long until half the U.S. population will be voting electronically? Will distance learning ever be the predominate form of higher education? The School of Public Policy’s International Center for Applied Studies in Information Technology (ICASIT) and George Washington University’s School of Business have created a partnership to make answers to these […]