Rentership society? Insider trading on Russian sanctions?
Opinion, commentary and analysis on everything that makes the U.S. housing economy tick -- not to mention the ghosts in the machine, too.
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Groton Historical Society
The Groton Historical Society will host a talk on Tuesday, April 29, at 7 p.m. at Legion Hall, 75 Hollis St. in Groton, on "Trials of an Old New England Town in a Young Nation" by Mary Babson Fuhrer.
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Altamira announces partnership with GMU Engineering School
Altamira Technologies Corporation is pleased to announce a partnership with George Mason University's Volgenau School of Engineering to develop and support industry-grounded big data and cloud computing expertise.
Stepping up to the challenge of Alzheimera s
Shamus Ian Fatzinger/ Fairfax County Times Andrew Carle, founding director of the Program in Senior Housing Administration at George Mason University, poses with the GPS Smart Sole he devloped for Alzheimer's patients.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
New Media Journal
Equality in Discipline
Born in Philadelphia in 1936, Walter E. Williams holds a bachelor's degree in economics from California State University and a Master's degree and doctorate in economics from the University of California at Los Angeles.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Memphis Commercial Appeal
Memphis-area teen accepted for Washington journalism conference
Houston High sophomore Antonio Scott has been selected as a National Youth Correspondent to the 2014 Washington Journalism and Media Conference at George Mason University.
The Washington Post
Fairfax City police chief Rick Rappoport to retire, join Amtrak police
Fairfax City police Chief Richard J. Rappoport, retiring after more than 13 years in the city to become a deputy chief of the Amtrak Police.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
National Center for Policy Analysis
Allowing Foreign Airlines in U.S. Markets
The United States would benefit from allowing foreign airlines to complete in the American market, says Kenneth Button, a professor in the School of Public Policy at George Mason University.
Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy
Thanks to a $3.6 million gift from Manuel H. Johnson, the BB&T Charitable Foundation, and the Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation , the Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy was founded in 2010.
The Washington Post
Voting with your feet and the meaning of Passover
This week is Passover. The holiday has multiple meanings. But one particularly significant one is that it celebrates voting with your feet as a tool for escaping oppression.
Musician Peter Buffett brings concert, conversation to GMU
On Wednesday, Peter Buffett will host his “Life is What You Make It” concert and conversation at George Mason University's Harris Theatre in Fairfax.
Go behind the scenes with Dan Cohen to learn more about the...
View the video or download the slides from the recent Inside the Digital Public Library of America OCLC Research Distinguished Seminar Series presentation in which DPLA Executive Founding Director Dan Cohen explains how the DPLA was created, how it functions as a portal and platform, what the staff is currently working on, and what's to come for ... (more)
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Can religion help lower the risk of death by suicide?
Increasingly in mental health research, the focus is on not what makes us ill, but what prevents us becoming ill.
Students from around the globe take part in immersive humanitarian training at IRSC
Students participating in the humanitarian aid training are being instructed on proper procedures for responding to a simulated I.E.D. attack.
HOH: Future Civic Leaders Fosters Youth Participation in Government
Public figures, members of Congress and other Washingtonians gathered recently to celebrate five years of Future Civic Leaders, an organization that fosters political engagement among high school students.
Volume 60, Issue 31: April 18, 2014
With a lofty nest on 24-hour video watch, the Georgia campus landed a worldwide audience.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
A Provost's Advice as He Retires: Never Lose Touch With Teaching
Peter N. Stearns , who is 78, will retire this summer as provost of George Mason University, after more than 14 years in the role.
Worst five states for 'freedom' indicators voted for Obama in 2012
Mercatus Center at George Mason University latest edition of " Freedom in the 50 States" released Friday indicates Democratic "blue states" are the least free.
The News Journal
Engagement: Tara Jean Crumb & John Clarke Lemay
The future bride graduated from Colorado State University with a bachelor's degree in economics and political science.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Hunger growing among college students, schools find
When Paul Vaughn, an economics major, was in his third year at George Mason University, he decided to save money by moving off campus.