Highway Robbery: Protecting Connected Car From Hacks
As cars get connected, they'll face some of the same security threats as other networked devices.
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D.C.'s apartment trend tends toward 'micro'
The concept behind the "tiny house" trend, which transformed one Northeast D.C. alley into an exhibition of minimalism, is moving beyond the house and into the plans for many District real estate developers.
Women's freedom not reliant on contraception, scholar says
Washington D.C., Mar 14, 2014 / 02:02 am .- Contraception has been promoted by the U.S. government as a tool for the expansion of freedom, especially for women, but has actually has been shown to promote this goal, according to a legal expert.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
The Chieftains celebrate St. Patricka s Eve on Sunday at George Mason in Fairfax
Founded in 1962, The Chieftains from Ireland will celebrate St. Patrick's Day with their audience on Sunday afternoon at George Mason University in Fairfax.
Wall Street is among top political donors of the past 25 years
That's the latest research by Veronique de Rugy at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, who examined data from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org database.
Bomb Threat at George Mason University's Prince William Campus
The George Mason University Police Department is investigating a bomb threat at the school's Prince William Campus.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Va. dance festival offers exchange, workshops for 500 dancers
It's a dance student's dream come true -- a weekend full of workshops and lectures, offered by some of the top names in today's professional dance world.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Bankers association and financial companies among top 25 political donors
We all know money and politics have mixed and mingled for years. Now we have a 25-year view of the Top 25 campaign contributors to federal elections, thanks in part to research by Veronique de Rugy at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
GMU students fight back against the 'R' word
A group of students at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va. are fighting back against a single word -- a word they say is hurtful and not representative of what they really are.
Has Russia anything to fear from US sanctions tool kit?
The White House has said the US will "impose a cost" on Russia for its actions in Ukraine, but how much pain can the US inflict through diplomatic, political and economic means? Several analysts weighed in on the options available to the US, from those the country has already taken to those that would take months or years to enact.
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Social and emotional learning intervention can lead to academic gains
Classroom programs designed to improve elementary school students' social and emotional skills can also increase reading and math achievement, even if academic improvement is not a direct goal of the skills building, according to a study to be published this month in American Educational Research Journal .
George Mason University opens Songdo bra...
The local branch of an American university opened in one of South Korea's free economic zones Monday, offering management and economics classes.
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Clemson survey to gauge water quality attitudes
A Clemson University storm-water pollution education and awareness program wants to gauge what Upstate residents understand about water quality and what effects their actions can have.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
The Washington Post
Fabulous a American Legendsa from Joffrey
It has been far too many years since Washington audiences saw Chicago's Joffrey Ballet do anything besides "The Nutcracker."
Ben Wiseman Learning & Earning 2014How to learn better at any age
PEOPLE COMMONLY BELIEVE that if you expose yourself to something enough times - say, a textbook passage or a set of terms from biology class - you can burn it into memory.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
George Mason celebrates the power, diversity of dance
George Mason University hosts the American College Dance Festival Association's annual mid-Atlantic regional conference this week, which includes more than 560 dance students and dance faculty from 20 universities across the region.
Study: Classroom Focus On Social And Emotional Skills Can Lead To Academic Gains
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 6, 2014 Classroom programs designed to improve elementary school students' social and emotional skills can also increase reading and math achievement, even if academic improvement is not a direct goal of the skills building, according to a study to be published this month in American Educational Research Journal .
Language seems to affect something in the way we think & make...
Language seems to affect something in the way we think & make decisions. The ROI of learning a foreign language Language seems to affect something in the way we think & make decisions.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
The Washington Post
An American dream, deferred
America likes to think of itself as a country where the doors to college are open to all, where anyone can earn a bachelor's degree through hard work and academic merit, and where public support for higher education is unwavering.
Success forecast for Rosslyn-Ballston retail
Arlington County is in the catbird seat when it comes to retail. Experts like Streetsense managing principal Bruce Leonard believe the Arlington retail market is well-positioned for the next decade to capitalize on recent trends toward mixed-use, urbanized development, ARLNow.com reports .