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Yesterday | Housing Wire

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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Friday | Groton Landmark

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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Related Topix: Groton, MA, Boylston, MA, Princeton, MA, University of New Hampshire

Friday | Customer Interaction Solutions

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.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science

Friday | Fairfax Times

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.

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Related Topix: Fairfax County, VA, Reston, VA

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.

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Related Topix: Temple University, Los Angeles County, CA

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.

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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.

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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.

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Daily Kos

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.

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Related Topix: Troy, AL, Troy University, US News, Liberal Political News

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.

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Related Topix: Stanford University

Fairfax Times

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.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Entertainment

OCLC Research

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)

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Related Topix: Libraries, Dublin, OH

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Independent.ie

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.

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Related Topix: Resilience, Depression, Health

TCPalm

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.

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Related Topix: American University, Georgetown University, Elmira College, George Washington University

Roll Call

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.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Donald Payne, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Leonard Lance, Republican, Michael Michaud, Representative Jared Polis

Chronicle.com

Volume 60, Issue 31: April 18, 2014

With a lofty nest on 24-hour video watch, the Georgia campus landed a worldwide audience.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Mississippi State University, University of Connecticut

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Chronicle.com

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.

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Examiner.com

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.

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Related Topix: Illinois, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News

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.

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Related Topix: Greeley, CO, Colorado State University, Broomfield, CO

Sat Apr 12, 2014

TwinCities

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.

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Related Topix: University of Oregon, Western Oregon University, Michigan State University

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