George Mason University

Latest stories

6h
Orlando Sentinel
UCF's Hitt, other presidents get retention bonusesincentive, an FSU spokesman said. He currently earns $473,827 a year. James Fi
UCF's Hitt, other presidents get retention bonuses
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 hours ago
incentive, an FSU spokesman said. He currently earns $473,827 a year. James Finkelstein, a public policy professor at George Mason University, this year studied more than 120 school presidents' contracts, including Hitt's, and found that about... Read more
17h
CNBC
It's official—Brexit's 'Black Friday' selloff was the worst ever at $2 trillionis the biggest global monetary shock since 2008," said David Beckworth, a schol
It's official—Brexit's 'Black Friday' selloff was the worst ever at $2 trillion
CNBC / Posted 17 hours ago
is the biggest global monetary shock since 2008," said David Beckworth, a scholar at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, in a blog post on Friday. "This could be the tipping point that turns the existing global slowdown... Read more
1d
Knoxville News Sentinel
UT chancellor’s post could prove popular with job-seekersfirms play an increasingly important role on campuses, said James Finkelstein,
UT chancellor’s post could prove popular with job-seekers
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
firms play an increasingly important role on campuses, said James Finkelstein, professor emeritus of public policy at George Mason University. His research includes higher education's use of search firms. Finkelstein estimated about 75... Read more
2d
Daily Journal
No campaign love for Trump at namesake Taj Mahal13 donations in May, ranging from $1 to $5. Machonis, who graduated from South
No campaign love for Trump at namesake Taj Mahal
Daily Journal / Posted 2 days ago
13 donations in May, ranging from $1 to $5. Machonis, who graduated from Southern Regional High School and will head to George Mason University next fall, said he contributes whatever he can, whenever he can: $5 when he gets paid from his... Read more
2d
San Antonio Express-News
NVTC Announces 2016 Hot Ticket Awards Finalists and WinnersGraubart of 1776; Rodney Lusk of Fairfax County Economic Development Authority;
NVTC Announces 2016 Hot Ticket Awards Finalists and Winners
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
Graubart of 1776; Rodney Lusk of Fairfax County Economic Development Authority; Todd McDonald of ORIX; Dean Sara Nutter of George Mason University School of Business; Jen O'Daniel of CIT GAP Funds; Brian Park of Startup Grind; Darren Stauffer of... Read more
2d
The Atlantic
What the U.S. Can Learn from Canada About Immigrationapproach to labor market policy, says James Whitte, executive director of the I
What the U.S. Can Learn from Canada About Immigration
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
approach to labor market policy, says James Whitte, executive director of the Institute for Immigration Research at George Mason University. “The idea is so foreign to the United States,” says Whitte. “There is a disconnect, because labor... Read more
2d
Bangor Daily News
Hopes dashed for millions of illegal immigrants after court rulingin 2012. While his parents worked at restaurants in Northern Virginia, Bati, n
Hopes dashed for millions of illegal immigrants after court ruling
Bangor Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
in 2012. While his parents worked at restaurants in Northern Virginia, Bati, now 22, used his legal status to attend George Mason University and, after graduating last year, get a job as a mortgage broker. “My dad, he’s always been... Read more
250 related stories
3d
Chicago Tribune
Hopes dashed for millions of undocumented immigrants after court rulingin 2012. While his parents worked at restaurants in Northern Virginia, Bati, n
Hopes dashed for millions of undocumented immigrants after court ruling
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
in 2012. While his parents worked at restaurants in Northern Virginia, Bati, now 22, used his legal status to attend George Mason University and, after graduating last year, get a job as a mortgage broker. "My dad; he's always been... Read more
250 related stories
3d
Dallas Morning News
Arlington's same old pitch that sports will boost its economy shouldn't flydo for base economic reasons like return on investment,” said Terry Clower, dir
Arlington's same old pitch that sports will boost its economy shouldn't fly
Dallas Morning News / Posted 3 days ago
do for base economic reasons like return on investment,” said Terry Clower, director of the Center for Regional Analysis at George Mason University near Washington. “It’s about creating a sense of place. Is Arlington a cooler place to live because... Read more
6 related stories
3d
Washington Post
Hopes dashed for millions of illegal immigrants after Supreme Court deadlocksin 2012. While his parents worked at restaurants in Northern Virginia, Bati, n
Hopes dashed for millions of illegal immigrants after Supreme Court deadlocks
Washington Post / Posted 3 days ago
in 2012. While his parents worked at restaurants in Northern Virginia, Bati, now 22, used his legal status to attend George Mason University and, after graduating last year, get a job as a mortgage broker. “My dad, he’s always been... Read more
250 related stories
3d
Sun-Sentinel
Hopes dashed for millions of illegal immigrants after court rulingin 2012. While his parents worked at restaurants in Northern Virginia, Bati, n
Hopes dashed for millions of illegal immigrants after court ruling
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
in 2012. While his parents worked at restaurants in Northern Virginia, Bati, now 22, used his legal status to attend George Mason University and, after graduating last year, get a job as a mortgage broker. "My dad; he's always been... Read more
250 related stories
4d
Daily Journal
COMMENTARY: The 3 I's of regulatory reformof the points in the process where reform can begin. Patrick A. McLaughlin is
COMMENTARY: The 3 I's of regulatory reform
Daily Journal / Posted 4 days ago
of the points in the process where reform can begin. Patrick A. McLaughlin is a senior research fellow with the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. He wrote this for InsideSources.com. Read or Share this story: http://vineland.dj/... Read more
4d
Computer World Australia
New FAA rules mean you won't get Amazon drone delivery anytime soonuse of this promising technology," said Eli Dourado, director of the Technology
New FAA rules mean you won't get Amazon drone delivery anytime soon
Computer World Australia / Posted 4 days ago
use of this promising technology," said Eli Dourado, director of the Technology Policy Program at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. Dourado noted that the rules no longer prohibit drones carrying external loads, so limited delivery... Read more
211 related stories
4d
FSView
Charles Koch Foundation provides more than $800,000 in research grants to FSUpledge was used primarily for graduate fellowships. That brings to $3.15 millio
Charles Koch Foundation provides more than $800,000 in research grants to FSU
FSView / Posted 4 days ago
pledge was used primarily for graduate fellowships. That brings to $3.15 million the university received. By comparison, George Mason University in Virginia has received $24 million from Koch or the foundation since 2005, according to published... Read more
4d
ExtremeTech
Brain training is nothing more than a placebo: studywhat is known as fluid intelligence. There is actually a body of research that
Brain training is nothing more than a placebo: study
ExtremeTech / Posted 4 days ago
what is known as fluid intelligence. There is actually a body of research that supports this, but a new analysis at George Mason University backs up the alternative position that brain training is just a placebo. The traditional view of... Read more
6 related stories
5d
Los Angeles Times
Senate Democrats turn up the heat on a Koch-'bankrolled' Social Security trustee candidatethe Koch brothers.” That’s a reference to his position as a senior research fe
Senate Democrats turn up the heat on a Koch-'bankrolled' Social Security trustee candidate
Los Angeles Times / Posted 5 days ago
the Koch brothers.” That’s a reference to his position as a senior research fellow at the Koch-funded Mercatus Center of George Mason University. From that perch, Schumer said during the finance committee’s June 8 session, Blahous has “published... Read more
5d
Deseret News
ESPN NBA draft expert Chad Ford is also a BYU-Hawaii professoradvice following his remarks. Ross directed Ford to find Wallace Warfield, a pr
ESPN NBA draft expert Chad Ford is also a BYU-Hawaii professor
Deseret News / Posted 5 days ago
advice following his remarks. Ross directed Ford to find Wallace Warfield, a professor and conflict resolution expert at George Mason University. Warfield, an African-American, had been involved in community peace building during the civil rights... Read more
5d
The Washington Times
Largest gathering of Libertarians ‘in the world’ now underway in New Hampshirelineup of speakers includes author and Fox News contributor Kristin Tate, Atlas
Largest gathering of Libertarians ‘in the world’ now underway in New Hampshire
The Washington Times / Posted 5 days ago
lineup of speakers includes author and Fox News contributor Kristin Tate, Atlas Society founder David Kelley, George Mason University economist Christopher Koopman, Reason magazine editor-in-chief Matt Welch and several state... Read more
5d
The Verge
The benefits of brain-training games? They're all in your headpublished on Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, was
The benefits of brain-training games? They're all in your head
The Verge / Posted 5 days ago
published on Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, was carried out by cognitive scientists at George Mason University in the US. To test whether programs like NeuroNation's may be relying on the placebo effect, the... Read more
6 related stories
6d
Gamasutra
AARP and ESA Announce UCSC's Trainwreck Games as Winner of Social Connection GameJam Competition at E3 2016social connection among users, particularly for people age 50-plus. The three
AARP and ESA Announce UCSC's Trainwreck Games as Winner of Social Connection GameJam Competition at E3 2016
Gamasutra / Posted 6 days ago
social connection among users, particularly for people age 50-plus. The three finalists were teams of students from George Mason University, Miami University, and UCSC. The teams created digital/electronic games that allow players to... Read more
7d
The Clarion-Ledger
Baptist Medical Clinic announces staffbeen named clinical director, leading clinical and quality care initiatives. Sh
Baptist Medical Clinic announces staff
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 7 days ago
been named clinical director, leading clinical and quality care initiatives. She has a bachelor’s degree in nursing from George Mason University and a master’s in nursing from the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Reedy worked as a... Read more
7d
Yonhap News Agency
(Yonhap Feature) Annual festival offers Americans taste of Korean culturewere present at the Saturday night event sang along, with their eyes glued to t
(Yonhap Feature) Annual festival offers Americans taste of Korean culture
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 7 days ago
were present at the Saturday night event sang along, with their eyes glued to the dimly lit stage in the concert hall at George Mason University, as American pianist John Beasley and guitarist Adam Rogers produced powerful sounds together with... Read more
7d
Salon.com
Big men on campus: The Koch brothers’ university donations are a veiled political weaponKoch Industries, the reason the Koch brothers are worth $43 billion a piece. S
Big men on campus: The Koch brothers’ university donations are a veiled political weapon
Salon.com / Posted 7 days ago
Koch Industries, the reason the Koch brothers are worth $43 billion a piece. Studies by academic centers such as George Mason University’s Mercatus Center, a recipient of millions of dollars in donations from the Charles Koch Foundation,... Read more
9d
Palo Alto Weekly
Summer baseball options differ without Legion this seasonseventh inning against the Caps, racking up three RBI, including the game-winni
Summer baseball options differ without Legion this season
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
seventh inning against the Caps, racking up three RBI, including the game-winning single in the ninth. Nelin hit .254 for George Mason University in the spring. Former Legend Dylan Cook, an All-American second baseman at Georgia College, signed a... Read more
9d
Market Watch
Study raises questions about the way college presidents are hiredone in four of the 61 contracts reviewed by the research team, headed by James
Study raises questions about the way college presidents are hired
Market Watch / Posted 9 days ago
one in four of the 61 contracts reviewed by the research team, headed by James Finkelstein, a professor of public policy at George Mason University, included provisions saying that the search firm would participate in salary talks in some form. That... Read more
9d
Usability News
10th International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices - BIODEVICES 2017of Lisbon, Portugal Mário Vaz, Inegi Lome, Feup, PortugalProgram Chair Nathal
10th International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices - BIODEVICES 2017
Usability News / Posted 9 days ago
of Lisbon, Portugal Mário Vaz, Inegi Lome, Feup, PortugalProgram Chair Nathalia Peixoto, Neural Engineering Lab, George Mason University, United StatesProgram Committee BIODEVICES Secretariat Address: Av. D. Manuel I, 27A, 2º esq.... Read more
10d
Northwest Florida Daily News
WALTER E. WILLIAMS: There’s a reason why so much money flows to Washington“When the people find that they can vote themselves money, that will herald the
WALTER E. WILLIAMS: There’s a reason why so much money flows to Washington
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
“When the people find that they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.”Walter E. Williams is a professor of economics at George Mason University. By WALTER E. WILLIAMS | Syndicated Columnist Northwest Florida Daily N... Read more
10d
The San Angelo Standard-Times
Young Sanders backers wonder what's next— they’re into a movement,” Robert Guttman, professor and director of the Cente
Young Sanders backers wonder what's next
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 10 days ago
— they’re into a movement,” Robert Guttman, professor and director of the Center for Politics & Foreign Relations at George Mason University, said in an interview. “To give that up and vote for a conventional candidate? That’s not... Read more
10d
The San Angelo Standard-Times
Young Sanders backers wonder what's next— they're into a movement," Robert Guttman, professor and director of the Cente
Young Sanders backers wonder what's next
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 10 days ago
— they're into a movement," Robert Guttman, professor and director of the Center for Politics & Foreign Relations at George Mason University, said in an interview. "To give that up and vote for a conventional candidate? That's not... Read more
10d
The Morning Call
Redskins break ground with female trainer and lead doctoraround the field, some shouting, others laughing, and Solis is the only woman.
Redskins break ground with female trainer and lead doctor
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
around the field, some shouting, others laughing, and Solis is the only woman. When Solis started her freshman year at George Mason University, she was under the impression that only men applied for the clinical internship she currently... Read more
2 related stories
10d
Bankrate.com
Fed bags rate hike after paltry jobs reporton how much (of a boost) the economy can support," says Scott Summer, director
Fed bags rate hike after paltry jobs report
Bankrate.com / Posted 10 days ago
on how much (of a boost) the economy can support," says Scott Summer, director of monetary policy at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. "I think rates are going to be lower than what the Fed expects over the next few years." Curt Long,... Read more
138 related stories
10d
Denton Record-Chronicle
Denton police arrest man at courthouse on charge of terroristic threatsis a Denton resident, but Waise’s Facebook page indicates he attended Chantilly
Denton police arrest man at courthouse on charge of terroristic threats
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
is a Denton resident, but Waise’s Facebook page indicates he attended Chantilly High School in Chantilly, Virginia, and George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Denton police initially contacted Waise while they were responding to an... Read more
30 related stories
11d
Denton Record-Chronicle
‘No religion for bloodshed’himself and told the imam he was born in Iraq but raised in Virginia. According
‘No religion for bloodshed’
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
himself and told the imam he was born in Iraq but raised in Virginia. According to Waise’s Facebook page, he graduated from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, in 2010. Waise wanted to talk to Fouad about preaching Islam to Americans. He... Read more
11d
Denton Record-Chronicle
Denton disturbance: Police arrest man at courthouse on charge of terroristic threatsis a Denton resident, but Waise’s Facebook page indicates he attended Chantilly
Denton disturbance: Police arrest man at courthouse on charge of terroristic threats
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
is a Denton resident, but Waise’s Facebook page indicates he attended Chantilly High School in Chantilly, Virginia, and George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Denton police initially contacted Waise while they were responding to an... Read more
30 related stories
11d
Denton Record-Chronicle
Police: Man with Quran threatened people at several Denton locationsis a Denton resident, but Waise’s Facebook page indicates he attended Chantilly
Police: Man with Quran threatened people at several Denton locations
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
is a Denton resident, but Waise’s Facebook page indicates he attended Chantilly High School in Chantilly, Virginia, and George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Denton police initially contacted Waise while they were responding to a... Read more
30 related stories
11d
Denton Record-Chronicle
Denton imam says suspect wanted to preach, ‘worried’ others at mosqueand told the imam he was born in Iraq, but was raised in Virginia. According to
Denton imam says suspect wanted to preach, ‘worried’ others at mosque
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
and told the imam he was born in Iraq, but was raised in Virginia. According to Waise’s Facebook page, he graduated from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, in 2010. Waise wanted to talk to Fouad about preaching Islam to Americans. He... Read more
11d
Bankrate.com
Fed bags rate hike after paltry jobs reporton how much (of a boost) the economy can support," says Scott Summer, director
Fed bags rate hike after paltry jobs report
Bankrate.com / Posted 11 days ago
on how much (of a boost) the economy can support," says Scott Summer, director of monetary policy at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. "I think rates are going to be lower than what the Fed expects over the next few years." Curt Long,... Read more
138 related stories
11d
The Washington Times
Exxon fights Massachusetts AG’s ‘political’ probe into climate-change dissentInstitute, the Heartland Institute, and the Beacon Hill Institute at Suffolk Un
Exxon fights Massachusetts AG’s ‘political’ probe into climate-change dissent
The Washington Times / Posted 11 days ago
Institute, the Heartland Institute, and the Beacon Hill Institute at Suffolk University, and the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. At the March 29 press conference, Ms. Healey joined 17 attorneys general — 16 Democrats and one... Read more
6 related stories
11d
The Hendersonville Times-News
DIVIDED AMERICA: In Montana, neighbors at odds over refugeesreligious or personal � and the public has little interaction with Muslims, say
DIVIDED AMERICA: In Montana, neighbors at odds over refugees
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 11 days ago
religious or personal � and the public has little interaction with Muslims, says David Haines, a professor emeritus at George Mason University who has written extensively about refugees. He says the public doesn't understand the rigorous... Read more
8 related stories
11d
KERA North Texas
Professionalism 101: The 'Getting A Job' Classa growing number of campuses are focusing specifically on "professionalism" — w
Professionalism 101: The 'Getting A Job' Class
KERA North Texas / Posted 11 days ago
a growing number of campuses are focusing specifically on "professionalism" — what it entails and how to achieve it. At George Mason University in Washington, D.C., Dedra Faine teaches a six-week course called Professionalism and Civility. It's... Read more
11d
KPBS San Diego
Professionalism 101: The 'Getting A Job' Classa growing number of campuses are focusing specifically on "professionalism" — w
Professionalism 101: The 'Getting A Job' Class
KPBS San Diego / Posted 11 days ago
a growing number of campuses are focusing specifically on "professionalism" — what it entails and how to achieve it. At George Mason University in Washington, D.C., Dedra Faine teaches a six-week course called Professionalism and Civility. It's... Read more
12d
WCNC Charlotte
This is one Big Bird you wouldn't want to run intolovey-dovey and parents defend babies to the death. “This would’ve been a form
This is one Big Bird you wouldn't want to run into
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 12 days ago
lovey-dovey and parents defend babies to the death. “This would’ve been a formidable creature,” says Geoffery Birchard of George Mason University, who thinks the study makes a decent case for the Aussie Big Bird as featherweight champion. But he... Read more
32 related stories
12d
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
This is one Big Bird you wouldn't want to run intolovey-dovey and parents defend babies to the death. “This would’ve been a form
This is one Big Bird you wouldn't want to run into
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 12 days ago
lovey-dovey and parents defend babies to the death. “This would’ve been a formidable creature,” says Geoffery Birchard of George Mason University, who thinks the study makes a decent case for the Aussie Big Bird as featherweight champion. But he... Read more
32 related stories
12d
Elmira Star-Gazette
This is one Big Bird you wouldn't want to run intolovey-dovey and parents defend babies to the death. “This would’ve been a form
This is one Big Bird you wouldn't want to run into
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
lovey-dovey and parents defend babies to the death. “This would’ve been a formidable creature,” says Geoffery Birchard of George Mason University, who thinks the study makes a decent case for the Aussie Big Bird as featherweight champion. But he... Read more
32 related stories
12d
The Arizona Republic
This is one Big Bird you wouldn't want to run intolovey-dovey and parents defend babies to the death. “This would’ve been a form
This is one Big Bird you wouldn't want to run into
The Arizona Republic / Posted 12 days ago
lovey-dovey and parents defend babies to the death. “This would’ve been a formidable creature,” says Geoffery Birchard of George Mason University, who thinks the study makes a decent case for the Aussie Big Bird as featherweight champion. But he... Read more
32 related stories
12d
WTSP-TV Tampa
This is one Big Bird you wouldn't want to run intolovey-dovey and parents defend babies to the death. “This would’ve been a form
This is one Big Bird you wouldn't want to run into
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 12 days ago
lovey-dovey and parents defend babies to the death. “This would’ve been a formidable creature,” says Geoffery Birchard of George Mason University, who thinks the study makes a decent case for the Aussie Big Bird as featherweight champion. But he... Read more
32 related stories
12d
WHAS TV11 Louisville
This is one Big Bird you wouldn't want to run intolovey-dovey and parents defend babies to the death. “This would’ve been a form
This is one Big Bird you wouldn't want to run into
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 12 days ago
lovey-dovey and parents defend babies to the death. “This would’ve been a formidable creature,” says Geoffery Birchard of George Mason University, who thinks the study makes a decent case for the Aussie Big Bird as featherweight champion. But he... Read more
32 related stories
12d
York Daily Record
This is one Big Bird you wouldn't want to run intolovey-dovey and parents defend babies to the death. “This would’ve been a form
This is one Big Bird you wouldn't want to run into
York Daily Record / Posted 12 days ago
lovey-dovey and parents defend babies to the death. “This would’ve been a formidable creature,” says Geoffery Birchard of George Mason University, who thinks the study makes a decent case for the Aussie Big Bird as featherweight champion. But he... Read more
32 related stories
12d
11 News Houston
This is one Big Bird you wouldn't want to run intolovey-dovey and parents defend babies to the death. “This would’ve been a form
This is one Big Bird you wouldn't want to run into
11 News Houston / Posted 12 days ago
lovey-dovey and parents defend babies to the death. “This would’ve been a formidable creature,” says Geoffery Birchard of George Mason University, who thinks the study makes a decent case for the Aussie Big Bird as featherweight champion. But he... Read more
32 related stories
12d
WLTX-TV Columbia
This is one Big Bird you wouldn't want to run intolovey-dovey and parents defend babies to the death. “This would’ve been a form
This is one Big Bird you wouldn't want to run into
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 12 days ago
lovey-dovey and parents defend babies to the death. “This would’ve been a formidable creature,” says Geoffery Birchard of George Mason University, who thinks the study makes a decent case for the Aussie Big Bird as featherweight champion. But he... Read more
32 related stories
More

People in this news